Archive for 'Recycling'
And to all our American friends & readers: Happy Thanksgiving!
Love this idea from Jessica Jones at How About Orange. Make your own gift bow out of a magazine page (as Jessica shows) or any other paper scraps! Finally a use for those leftover small pieces of gift wrap
Here is a nice tutorial for a junk mail gift bag from the people over at Junk Mail Gems. It comes complete with free download for the pattern.
With so many of us crafty people making our own gifts for the holidays it might be a nice idea to spend a bit of time making your own packaging. The Eco Etsy Street Team Blog is sharing a tutorial on how to recycle a shopping bag into a shipping envelope.
Recycling (or re-using) projects are always close to my heart and here is another simple way to give an old can another life. Pane Amore & Creativita is offering a free download to make this cute and colourful pencil holder. The site is in Italian so you can hit the google translate button or just scroll down the page to find the free pdf template download.
Evil Mad Scientist Laboraties is sharing a tutorial on how to make hexagonal stacking boxes out of recycled cardboard from cereal, cracker and cookie packaging. The tutorial comes complete with a free pdf so you can get started right away.
Inchmark is treating us to a really lovely idea. These speech bubble note cards are so easy to make and can also be a great recycle project if you use the insides of your security envelopes.
Design*Sponge has a great way to use up those small pieces of pretty paper that you just can’t bear to part with, in this tutorial to cover jar lids and pencils.
Creativity Prompt is showing us a really lovely way to recycle your used dryer sheets into a flower.