Juice carton purse


Juice carton purses are a really easy way to make a little coin purse or even one big enough for your cards. It is also perfect as first wallet for the kids, they can decorate and change it as much as they want. Continue reading Juice carton purse

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Paper Bags

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Paper bags are an easy way to make a bag that can left plain or decorated, stamped or painted to make something unique. For my Jewellery I tend to make them out of Newspaper, as it is an easy to get ahold of material and you often end up with very interesting bags.  Continue reading Paper Bags

2015: The clothing challenge

So 2014 was a year for cutting back on my purchases in General and especially on clothing, so every purchase was carefully looked at to see if I really need it and most of the time, I didn’t. I am a keen Charity shop browser and even when I buy from retail shops, it tends to only be if it is on sale.

So for 2015 I looked at my wardrobe and decided that as I wasn’t a fashionista who needed the latest styles and designer labels, I probably wouldn’t need any more clothes this year.

So my Challenge for 2015 was not to buy any new clothes!  Continue reading 2015: The clothing challenge

Upcycling Durham, UK First meeting!

Our first Upcycling project
Our first Upcycling project

So after an interesting email sent around from one of the many mailing lists I am, a new group has been formed: An Upcycling one!   On Thursday the 15th of May at the Old Church in Sacriston we held our first meeting. This was a chance for us to get to know each other, see what everyone else was making from their unwanted stuff and be inspired by each other. Continue reading Upcycling Durham, UK First meeting!