Friend: What’s this? Kate: Someone hung them from the knob of my back door yesterday. Friend: Someone left you a bunch of Yellow Book bags? Kate: Yeah. Friend: Do you not find it odd that[…]
Are not these mini plant presses created from reclaimed wood by the people of Perennial on South Broadway simply adorable? Of course they are! I just had to ‘sample’ this brilliant idea and make my[…]
Having children changes a woman’s body dramatically. After my best friend had her first adorable boy, she went up a shoe size and could no longer fit into her shoes. Her misfortune was my boon[…]
I have finally finished my beer cap basket! Bask in its awesomeness! That brings the number of unfinished projects down to 20. I feel pretty good about that. Free product placement for Schlafly!
I would like to thank New Life, New Purpose for the inspiration to create this wonderful bread basket. Actually, she gave me more than inspiration. She gave me complete instructions! Super awesome! Normally I don’t[…]
At 6:30 am, I sat peacefully drinking tea and enjoying morning stillness. A pile of recently donated soda tabs dwindled before me as I added one after another to my bag. I crocheted away, satisfied[…]
Vispiaggio is Melton’s latest creation. This massive sculpture consists of old Vespa and Piaggio scooter parts. A scooter seat forms the nose. Tires become eyeballs and fenders become eyelids. A display council makes an upper[…]
Deb is a blue jean blanket making queen! She brought up her second blanket made from discarded jeans people give her for show-and-tell. I want one!
Yesterday as I wrote my tutorial, I also showed my husband how to make a coil basket out of plastic bags. Today he finished his bonsai pot made of plastic bags. But this was apparently[…]
One of my coworkers shared her latest upcycle project. She made this awesome blanket out of old blue jeans. She cut circles out of the old pants and sewed fabric to the back. Then once[…]