Monthly Archives: November 2011

another update for 10 gifts in an Altoid box.

I spent a relaxing afternoon working on my 10 gifts in an altoid box project. I’ve got 6 gifts done so far. ¬†Only 4 more gifts to design…hope there’s room in the Altoid box, it’s getting quite full. 1: foldable … Continue reading

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Update on 10 Gifts in an Altoid Box…Plant Pot Dangle Featuring Recycled Plastic Grocery Bag Beads

  I want to make some custom plastic grocery bag beads for the photo frame and ornament that I worked on last evening. Unfortunately, I won’t have time for that until next week. So….this evening I worked on a plant … Continue reading

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Hanging Herb Garden using 2 liter plastic bottles

Gotta love Pinterest! I found this really great idea for a hanging herb garden using plastic 2 liter bottles. The original post is from Home-Dzine and you can find the complete directions here. I wonder how far you can push … Continue reading

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10 Gifts in an Altoid Box Project

Ok….I’ve got this idea to design 10 gifts that will fit into a recycled Altoid Box. (all 10 gifts at once) I know I won’t take the time to do it unless I put pressure on myself, so here it … Continue reading

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Recycled Plastic Egg Cartons into Christmas Ornaments.

I don’t like throwing away stuff…especially plastic that’s going to take eons to decompose. Consequently, I’ve accumulated quite a large stack of plastic egg cartons. I’ve made some pretty flowers with them and turned them into napkin rings, but the … Continue reading

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Great post about recycled jewelry from The Beading Gem’s Journal

This morning I decided to do a little searching to see the latest on recycled jewelry, especially using plastic. I found this wonderful and informative post on The Beading Gem’s Journal. Recycled plastic jewelry is getting more beautiful and sophisticated. … Continue reading

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