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« on: May 12, 2010 04:53:58 PM »


What the heck can I do with this.  I want to do something creative with this.  Any ideas will be much appreciated.  I don't want to use it for gardening.  There is a lot of it. Thanks! Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2010 05:57:01 PM »

the first thing that popped into my head was: send it to me!!!   Grin The second was that you could crochet a nice scrubby sponge out of it.......
You could also weave fabric through the holes, then use the new fabric to make a market bag?
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« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2010 06:13:38 PM »

Fix it to the ceiling and attach several strings of fairy lights using cable ties to make your very own virtual starfield.
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« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2010 06:24:43 PM »

Do you crochet or knit? This would make awesome kitchen scrubbies!
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« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2010 07:58:18 PM »

have kids? use it to make a ceiling swag and fill with stuffed animals

bare walls?  weave ribbon, fabric or plastic through it for a wall hanging

need outdoor privacy? weave plastic grocery bags and then hang from patio or wood frame - will hold up to the elements!

cut a piece, knot the bottom, put moss around edges, fill with potting soil and plant herbs in the sides and tie it up into a ball and hang outside.  a potless hanging plant!
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« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2010 08:31:13 PM »

Wow, all of these ideas are fantastic.  I got this netting at the dollarstore for a dollar + tax years ago.  I never have used it and it has been lying around.  I don't need to keep anything out of my garden as it turns out and I don't want any animals or birds to get caught and injured so I thought to myself, I want to try and recycle it the best I can.

I am liking all of these ideas you have all given me.
I actually thought of the stuffed animal storage idea, but I don't have kids or that many stuffed animals though.  That is what this stuff reminded me of was the storage for stuffed animals.
I like the outdoor privacy idea. 
I love the potless hanging planter idea for sure because I love gardening.
I'm sure I will have plenty left over whatever I end up doing so kitchen scrubbies are a great use for scraps I would imagine.
I love the fairy light ceiling star field idea, I may just have to turn my craft room into a personal fantasy get away to relax in.
I love the market bag idea because they would be so light and small and easy to store, maybe if I even double the material up.  I will maybe have to try that. 

Again thanks so much for all of your help and ideas! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2010 08:39:50 AM »

I know the netting is larger than your typical tutu netting, but you could try to make something like this (for larger veg, or garden harvesting):

http://love-2-create.blogspot.com/2010/04/reusable-produce-bags-tutorial.html
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« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2010 11:39:09 AM »

Thanks Rajawa for the link of the reusable produce bag tutorial.  I may try this, maybe if I used a couple of layers for smaller stuff.  I think that you are right that it may work for larger items.  I will probably try this idea.  Thanks.
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