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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: straw light fixture :) on: June 14, 2009 05:13:00 PM
This looks great!
It would make a great light fixture for a restaurant.
2  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Wallet from a Pizza Box on: February 22, 2009 02:55:14 PM
Hey - I'm from RePlayGround! Glad to see the wallet in use! Happy recycling!

Tiffany
3  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: What to do with Paint Chip Samples? on: March 04, 2008 07:28:27 PM
You could cut notches into each side and connect them together like House of Cards (a 3D puzzle).


4  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: Broken Christmas Lights on: March 04, 2008 07:20:22 PM
I made some into earrings and necklaces. I gave them away for Christmas presents and sold them at a local craft fair. People kept wanting them to light up, but I'm not that technologically advanced. I thought the low-tech version was much simpler anyway.

Just take a tack and push it through the plastic at the top. Then slide a 3" piece of metal wire through the hole. Loop the wire around and wrap it back onto itself. It should be good to either attach to a French hook or loop onto a necklace.


5  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: Ideas for empty prescription bottles on: March 04, 2008 06:51:03 PM
Maybe drill holes in the top and use as salt and pepper shakers.

They should be secure enough to keep the spices in, without coming out the sides.


6  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: Girl Scout cookie boxes. on: March 04, 2008 06:42:34 PM
Is the inside of the box blank?

You could cut them up into 4 x 6 cards and use them as postcards.

A great way to reuse and also spread the Girl Scout word.

Samoas were always my favorite.
Thin Mints were a close second.

7  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: Going green for junior high kids? on: March 04, 2008 06:40:12 PM
Or here's another more advanced idea for old soda / water bottles:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=230667.0
8  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: Plastic Bottle pen/pencil/paperclip holder on: March 04, 2008 06:37:40 PM
This is an awesome idea!

I've seen a similar idea where the top of glass bottles are cut off and flipped over, similar to this - to make a drinking goblet.

Since this is plastic it's a much more manageable version that anyone can make - without needing heavy flame.


9  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: Going green for junior high kids? on: March 04, 2008 06:34:44 PM
Soda bottles / water bottles are also a good material to work with because they're usually so plentiful.

Here's an idea to take a clean and empty soda bottle, cut it off at the top, punch holes around rim, and thread ribbon around it. You can also forego the ribbon, for a less frilly version.
The little compartments at the bottom of the bottle make a good spot to hold various household supplies - like paperclips, safety pins, etc. Or you could use it as a candy dish. Soda is usually full of sugar anyway. Why not fill it back up with sugar?



Here are more detailed instructions:
http://www.replayground.com/pages/diy/candydish1.asp
10  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: Just acquired LOTS of comics books - now what? on: March 04, 2008 06:25:23 PM
Love the wallpaper idea.

You could also tear out some of the pages and cover a small jewelry box by gluing it on.

Or make the pages into small envelopes. Take a small envelope that you got in the mail, unfold it and use that as a template. Trace around it, fold it back up and tape together.
Mail a message to your favorite comic in your favorite comic.
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