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This, That and the other. Time for another STARS SALE! Four full days: Friday, January 18 - Monday, January 21, 2019. This sale is called their 'Haggle Sale'. Many vendors will be on hand to bargain with you on the price. Everything in both of my booths is HALF OFF during the sale.

Paper Roll Love Birds Such an adorable Valentine's Day Craft for kids to make. Over to Kate! I love making Valentines crafts and I love easy paper roll crafts, so I had a lot of fun designing these cute paper roll love birds for Red Ted Art. They are made using a "squash and cut" technique, similar to our paper roll dinosaurs which have always been popular.

Country Sampler Farmhouse Style Magazine Feature Plus Exciting News & a POLL! Several months ago, I was contacted by Country Sampler magazine and they wanted to know if they could feature a few of my quilt block projects for their Farmhouse Style magazine. It's one of their specialty publications that my projects have been featured in several times.

Wombling: A Beginner's Guide But I know for a fact that Great Uncle Bulgaria wouldn't have given a shit about Nectar points. Instead, here are some tips for how to successfully locate useful items which have been thrown away - and get them home in one piece. Boundaries. Firstly, a few pointers on when exactly it's okay to take something:.

DIY Concrete Garden Hands At first sight, this magnificent outdoor garden decoration might be confused with an artist's sculpture. Evoking an almost Zen-like ambiance, the Concrete Garden Hands are used to both improve the design of your garden and fulfill a useful mission as a planter.

Upcycle This Book by Gavin Wade This book 'UPCYCLE THIS BOOK' by Gavin Wade, which I'm so pleased to be included in, collects for the first time the writings of Gavin Wade and explores a practice that he refers to as 'upcycling', a process of stealing, copying, recycling, using other texts and artworks, and responding to existing conditions.

Carnegie Science Center installation depicts waste, upcycling, from discarded plastic 15, Carnegie Science Center's RiverView Cafè will display an exhibit depicting the fallout from single-use plastic waste and plastic pollution. The Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program's Straw Forward demonstrates a community-wide, collaborative effort to inspire a conversation about the issue of plastic pollution from a local perspective.

Improved IKEA bed with easy DIY tufted headboard I wanted nice interiors for all of them, but at the same time we could not spend too much. Also I dislike wasting things that could be used or reused if slightly changed. So this IKEA hack merged the best of my abilities. I bought IKEA bedframe FJELLSE, second hand, so it was half price.

LOOK: Zero waste advocate suggests making these upcycled shirt market bags "We've been abusing earth. We need to help out at some point - it starts with us," Lopez affirms. Saving mother nature sounds a like a tough job but the essence of it lies on how we act upon the current situation.

Fabrications: An upcylist and clothesmaker's dream in Broadway Market For fashion to be truly unique, it doesn't get more "fashionable" then making your own clothes. The upcycling emporium and studio space runs a series of sewing and knitting classes for beginners as well as other levels. In addition, there's also dressmaking and upcycling classes, as well as a sociable fortnightly craft club.

From seat cover to tote bag: upcycling initiatives in the rail industry Over the past few months, a number of rail companies have launched upcycling initiatives aimed at tackling climate change and preserving the environment.

How to make a "love" wire cake topper This bent wire "love" is so elegant and dainty. I bet it would look great on a big and a little one like in the photo. I bet it would look great even on a cupcake. Pop on over to the blog Jubeltage for the template and tutorial on how to make a wire word love cake topper.

Scrap Wood Valentine Box I loved wrapping a cardboard shoe box in construction paper and then plastering doilies and hearts all over it with white paste that I may or may not have enjoyed eating. I decided to make a grown-up, farmhouse style, valentine box from some scrap boards.

Farmhouse Metal Kitchen Wall Bins In this post: Farmhouse Metal Kitchen Wall Bins. I've had these farmhouse wall bins hanging in my living room for four years seen HERE. We replaced our thermostat with a Nest thermostat last year leaving screw holes and chunk out of the wallpaper.

The Design Feature When I think about mending clothes I'm reminded of the highly fashionable green trousers I had as a child. These fetching pants had rips in the knees, modern days of haute couture they would be a prized commodity however as a youngster in 1978 they just screamed urchin.

Recycled Fence From Discarded Fence Boards The old white picket fence around our corner lot had rotted away and though we considered just removing it, we ultimately decided we wanted a new fence. I designed and constructed the new one around a supply of salvaged redwood fence boards and posts, as well as some miscellaneous lengths of salvaged, full-dimension redwood lumber.

Easy Upcycled Fabric Art Check out my Easy Upcycled Fabric Art below and transform that tacky charity shop wall decor into colourful creations that are just your style! That tacky 80's art print was massive, heavy and had a frame in perfect condition!

Upcycled Valentine Decorations - Trashy House Tour Well, I don't know the exact standard but true confessions it is mid January and we still have Christmas lights hanging on our house, and being the observant person that you are, you have most likely noted that I also have decorations up for Valentines Day.

Hackers Help: How to hack a Linnmon desk privacy panel? It comes in 2 different sizes. The smaller one can be mounted at two heights to suit different needs. Furthermore, the screen also has the added benefit of sound absorption. If you rather not have a screen that covers up so much of the workspace, you can try some thing like this:.

What's Behind the Rise of Upcycled Garments? The rise of these upcycled garments not only contribute to sustainable shopping as a whole, but also serve as art pieces, cultural commentary and a sense of connection. Femail is one such brand making clothing items that blur the lines between fashion design and textile art.

Upcycling a Ring Box into Sweet and Simple Valentine's Day Decor Instant Valentine's Day decor in no time at all. Pro Tip: Did you know that removing the ring cushions from inside a jewelry box like this is easy? You just need pliers and can gently pry them out. That way, a ring box like this can become a more useful trinket box or Valentine's Day gift box for wrapped candy!

Upcycling under the sea with Straw Forward It also includes discarded plastic-based items pulled from the banks of the Allegheny River with @alleghenycw, yarn from First Mile of @threadintl that was upcycled from plastic bottles, and other repurposed materials from @constructionjunction and @creative_reuse.

How to make a wire heart garland This is such a dainty and delicate Valentine's Day decoration. Included in the great tutorial on how to make this wire heart garland is a great tip on how to make smooth curves in the wire! Pop on over to the blog Landeelu Creating A Home to see the full tutorial on how to make a wire heart garland for Valentine's Day.

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