Upcycled from book pages. I love crafts like this. See? I am not a Book Snob. (“Making crafts out of old books is DESECRATION!” ) via Handmade Pride. Continue reading Paper Heart Garland
“We all have orphan socks, victims of the Bermuda Triangle otherwise known as the washer/dryer (and why is it that it’s always the cute ones to lose their partner?), but before you throw them away consider this clever idea.” (via Orphan socks) Continue reading reuse orphan socks to decorate flower pots
Don’t know source for this because you know…Pinterest. I need to do this. I started knitting a t-shirt rug. My carpal tunnel complained big time. I also started making a rug with t-shirt scraps like this. I still have to finish that one but you can never have too many Works In Progress. right? Continue reading Recycling T-Shirt into a Rug
Remember my round-up of Things You Can Make With Burlap? Here are 10 more idea via curbly . Continue reading 10 Burlap Projects
Ahhhh, THIS is what I can do with the multitudes of pot holders I find at yard sales! MAKE | How to: Potholder Rug. Continue reading Potholder Rug!
How to Prepare an Old Book for Altering or Art Journaling – Art Journalist | Art Journalist This is a great tutorial on readying an old book to use for an art journal. I find that children’s books are the best for art journals. They’re usually really easy to find at yard sales and book sales. I tend to grab the ones that make me think the original printing of the book was a waste of paper and it really needs a better life. You know what I mean. There is some amazingly awful books in the kiddie lit genre! … Continue reading How to Prepare an Old Book for Altering or Art Journaling – Art Journalist | Art Journalist
I can’t wait to make this cute sock snake from Grosgrain. Having a family of 8 means lotsa mismatched socks….or socks that get holes in the toes and need to be recycled. Full instructions: Grosgrain: Mismatched Socks? Sew a Sock Snake!. Continue reading Grosgrain: Mismatched Socks? Sew a Sock Snake!
Upcycle artist and sculptor Gabriel Dishaw makes these incredible geektastic sculptures using typewriter,computer, adding machine parts and other machinery parts How awesome is that?! I am quite fond of the Steampunk Darth Vader available right now in his Etsy shop. Continue reading Upcycled Darth Vader Helmet
A round-up of the crafty ways to upcycle burlap rice and coffee sacks. Some great ideas for wreaths….and those burlap rosettes would make nice embellishments for other projects. 1. The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking 2. grapevine wreath 3. Love Is… 4. burlap rosettes 5. Today’s Fabulous Finds 6. The Roseland Family [via 74 Burlap Projects at Too Much Time On My Hands ] Speaking of embellishments, check out these sweet burlap flowers. I love that the color graphics on the bag ass a nice pop of col or. [via iShare Crafts ] Storage Bins! [via Mari Makes: ] These would be so excellent in a craft … Continue reading Things to Make With Burlap Bags