Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sustainable Storage

Here are some more creations exploring the idea of making trash useful. This adorable corn puff bag was close to being tossed when I saved it for a project. Now not only is it backed with a beautiful fabric, but … Continue reading

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Handmade Bracelets

These gorgeous bracelets are not only fun to make but also rewarding. I love collecting beads. Whenever I see a sign for a bead store I have to stop in. Keeping a bead collection is great for two reasons. 1: … Continue reading

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Fancy Bic Pens

Who woulda thought that these fancy pens were once just a plain bic pen? These are so easy to make. Just use a hot glue gun to attach beads, sequins, rhinestones and anything else you can think of. Be careful … Continue reading

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CD Scratch Art

This project combines some of my favorite things: it’s almost impossible to mess up, cheap (or free if you have the materials on hand!), fairly quick, and results in something cool for your room. You will need: -A number of … Continue reading

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Beautify a can for cheap and easy storage!

For storage needs, look no further than your recycling bin. Just wash out an empty can, remove the label, and use pliers to bend down the sharp edge. I am a real sucker for little containers. I have them all … Continue reading

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What to do with cans that are too pretty to can!

These bracelets were made from an empty Arizona iced tea can that was just too pretty to throw out! Materials include: ~Aluminum can (make sure its completely empty) ~Scissors (be SO careful when cutting into can- its is VERY sharp!!!) … Continue reading

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Multigrain Purses- reusable bags

my favorite munchie turned two reusable purses materials: ~any empty big bag of chips (or any snack) ~hot glue gun to glue sides in and hold together ~velcro to hold flap onto purse ~button, fabric, beads, anything to decorate with … Continue reading

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