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Napkin Ring Made From Recycled Toilet Paper Packaging

Before I start telling you about the napkin ring, I must tell my news. February 2012 has been a memorable month for me… I have my first grandchild!!!! A beautiful girl. As my daughter aptly put it, “Our world now … Continue reading

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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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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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make a star ornament – free tutorial

You’ve probably seen beaded star ornaments made with 3 wires that have been soldered together in the center.  I’ve designed a similar star ornament that you can make from scratch, using only wire and beads. Features beads from my book, … Continue reading

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Make a Locket from recycled materials. Easy! Free Tutorial on YouTube

Free Locket Pendant Tutorial Quickly and easily make a top-sliding locket from recycled plastic materials. Available at YouTube or PDF format.

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Bags to Beads is finally available

My new book about making beads from ordinary plastic grocery bags is now available. Intro video: http://www.youtube.com/user/flatlandah52?feature=mhee#p/u/4/HUY-JQf1rVE Website: http://lorifellows.coffeecup.com/

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