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Michael Konstantin Wolke Upcycles Found Objects to Create Beautifully Designed Furniture, Lighting, and StorageLight shades made from recycled corrugated cardboard.
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So way way back, in June, I wrote this Studio Organization post, about starting the process of organizing my studio by cleaning out the closet full of junk. Well, it's September and...let's just say the closet is a work in progress. Some of the things that are taking up space in the closet are shirts that I never wear anymore.
I wrote about this technique in the May/June 2007 issue of Cloth Paper Scissor Magazine. Here is a quick recap. Supplies:
sewing needles (just regular old sharps - nothing small like quilting needles or big like embroidery) white thread (I chose polyester for added strength) plastic bags of all types - grocery bags are easiest, but you can mix and match.
Let's take a trip down memory lane to fifth grade science class. Besides getting a wicked kick of caffeine from that 2-liter bottle of Surge, those bottles also made grade A project materials as seedling planters and tornado hourglasses. But now that we're all adults here, craft projects may not be as cool anymore (if this is the case, finish reading this article first and then find a new group of friends).
I stumbled across this amazing recycled clock from Apartment Therapy and I just had to share it!
Ladders and Suitcases!
Photo Used Under a Creative Commons License - Copyright © Limonada Photo Used Under a Creative Commons License - Copyright © Limonada Lost in a stack of magazine piles? Does your periodical collection make you a nominee for the tv show Hoarders?
Back in Los Angeles, any old coat rack or a few hooks by the door would do. Most of us would just toss a jacket in the back of the car in the winter months. But here in Vermont we need a little more.
This is a potholder / trivet / thing-to-put-hot-things-on made entirely from old newspaper, glue, and a little string.
Turn an oatmeal box, baby wipe container, corn meal box or any other cylindrical container into a fabric covered pretty ribbon container.