il_570xN.549852505_nznd Even the envelope it came in was cool! Yes I was sent a review Small paper Pink Flamingo Ephemera pack filled with 25 pieces of vintage papers from the UK and the envelope it came in had cool postage markings. …

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21ZJcSFXTJLI just got back from CHA and I am so beyond tickled to tell you about my new latest find: Recycled Polyester thread by Gutermann!! Yes it’s made from recycled plastic water bottles! Gutermann invested a lot of time …

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I don’t know about you but I practically live and die by my Sharpies. I use them to write on EVERYTHING! I would say they are the cornerstone of my organizational system. The Metallic Sharpies are the mainstay of my …

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This book is 100% recycled art goodness! I’m pretty sure just about every wonderful project and tutorial includes at least one bit of something that originally did something else. So if you like making things out of other things (and …

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My oh my! This issue of Cloth Paper Scissors Gifts 2010 from Interweave has it all! Super projects in virtually all mediums that generally include at least one element that’s recycled. I think my favorite section was on all the …

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Kunin felt and all Kunin products are made from Eco-fi, high-quality polyester fiber made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles! Can you believe that! I had no idea. Kunin felt is a staple in so many adult and kid crafts, …

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I’ve never been someone who has wanted china in my house, as I tend to break things way too often! But if I ever did have china, Marjorie would be who I’d send my broken pieces to! Marjorie’s Cracked Plate

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I love all the amazing recycle-themed crafts on Etsy, and Dinner Time Chimes is one of my new favorites. Their gorgeous wind chimes are made from silverware found in estate sales, flea markets and thrift stores. Each chime is unique, …

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Check out this cute pink-and-lime-green shoulder bag made from a vintage tea towel. It’s offered in She-Su’s Etsy shop, along with a sampling of other wonderful wearables reconstructed from neckties, pillowcases, vintage fabrics and other thrift store finds.

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Sylvia Anderson‘s steampunk ring is a hands-down portable conversation starter. Made with an antique watch movement — including interesting embedded jewels — this particular ring is adjustable to nearly any ring size. While the gears may not help tell …

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I love the idea of recycling postage stamps — artwork in miniature — into earrings. The fact that I’m a Frank Lloyd Wright fan doesn’t hurt, either. C.D. Childs offers a number of vintage postage stamp jewelry items, each …

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Found & Made Designs is exactly what it sounds like — a studio that creates handcrafted items using bits and pieces of vintage, recycled or repurposed materials found at estate sales, thrift stores and junk piles. In this delightful Etsy …

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Bracelets look great, but they don’t always feel great on your wrist. By wrapping used bangle bracelets in colorful yarn, not only have you created a soft accessory for your skin, but you’ve also created a whole new look. Here …

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These cute earrings are music to the recycled crafter’s ears. Shannah at UpCycleMart upcycles discarded CDs into pairs of cute and unusual earrings, like this geometric-themed pair made from the printed side of the CD. She also works with the …

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Pieces of Me Pendants offers a wonderfully sweet collection of pendants made from used Scrabble tiles. Each pendant is sealed with a high-gloss nontoxic glaze and comes with an organza bag with gift card tag, just waiting to be gifted …

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