DIY · sewing · upcycling · zero waste

DIY UPCYCLED MAKEUP ROUNDS

I’m very proud that this year I’ve been working on a new skill: sewing! I’ve been taking lessons, which have taught me the basics and inspired me to try my hand at various useful homemade items. One of my sustainability goals for 2018 was to make my own zero-waste reusables from upcycled materials, and I’m…… Continue reading DIY UPCYCLED MAKEUP ROUNDS

food · upcycling

DIY VANILLA ESSENCE (+ HOW TO UPCYCLE THE BEANS!)

I love making my own vanilla essence at home, since it’s so easy and economical, and also just a really enjoyable (and fragrant!) process to get involved in. I simply¬†slice the beans into quarters (usually two per¬†batch), place in a clean glass bottle and fill it up with vodka. Allow them to macerate for two…… Continue reading DIY VANILLA ESSENCE (+ HOW TO UPCYCLE THE BEANS!)