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Lavern Utensil Holder Sewalong

Lavern Utensil Holder Sewalong

Being that it is nearly April and unofficially (or possibly officially somewhere) eco-month, I wanted to offer a free pattern & sewalong for a product I find super useful to have in my #ZeroWaste arsenal:

A Utensil Wrap



You might be wondering what the purpose of a utensil wrap is and why you'd ever want to sew one for yourself. For me, a utensil wrap has proven super helpful for the days I find myself in need of something to eat but also at a crossroads with utilizing wasteful products such as single...


Scrap Busting Facial Wipes DIY

Scrap Busting Facial Wipes DIY

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I know that there are probably a million DIY blog posts regarding facial wipes, but I can't help to add my own DIY post into the mix because seriously.... these are incredible!

I don't generally wear makeup, so I didn't create these as a makeup remover (though they are great for that!). I actually created my set of facial wipes to apply oil to my face. I know that sounds super weird, but after reading Skin Cleanse by Adina Grigore, I picked out one of...


Unsponge DIY

Unsponge DIY

I've been on the zero waste journey for a few years now and I am by no means near that elusive 100% zero waste, I-can-fit-a-years-worth-of-trash-in-a-tiny-mason-jar. That is an awesome goal to have, but realistically, I don't know how close I will ever be to that ideal.

That's not to say I am not trying, I just know the limitations I currently have with where I live, the plastic culture surrounding the stores I have access to, being one half of a two person household, etc, etc. But I do feel progress is being made, little by little, and I have...