Upcycle!!! My absolute favorite thing to!!! up·cy·cle /ˈəpˌsīkəl/ verb past tense: upcycled; past participle: upcycled reuse (discarded objects or material) in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original. “the opportunity to upcycle trash, or turn it into new products, was vast” (Google’s English Dictionary by Oxford Languages) Might be
We have been saving plastic bottle caps or plastic lids for quite some time. I have a ton of ideas for making art projects with them. My grandsons, Zane and Case spent the afternoon with me so we decided to use some of the caps and lids and plastic things to create some toy trucks.
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Came across this funky and totally fun look while cruising through Pinterest. It was posted by Elle Espana. As always I love to recreate looks by thrifting or finding the pieces on Poshmark. Below is my inspiration look and the items I found on Poshmark to recreate it. The direct links to the items are
Saw this look in the September issue of Marie Claire and loved it. However the look as pictured would cost $9715.00. I found similar looks on Poshmark at an approximate cost of $238.00 (I say approximate because you can submit an offer to the seller for the item!) Check out the items I chose inspired
Love finding objects and turning them into wearable art. The key word here is “found” as in not bought but found elements. For this found object project I literally was walking down the gravel driveway at the Gingerbread House in Gatlinburg Tennessee and found a piece of wire just laying there in the middle of
I save pretty much anything because I always think I can make something out of it. Recently I cut up some thrifted jeans to make into distressed shorts. I had a pile of jean scraps so I decided to use them to make a blanket for my Yorkie, Chloe Belle.
Rainy afternoons are great for crafting especially when you utilize everyday objects to create a masterpiece! My stash of bottle caps along with some plastic frames, thick tacky glue and pretty paper sent my Grandchildren Zane, Alexa and Amya on their way to tapping into their creative side . Steps: Take glass out of frame