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Project 17 Week 21 – Inspirational Crane Mobile

Today is my birthday, hurray!  I had a really awesome birthday themed project planned, but I’ve been struggling to find the supplies I need at a cheap price, so unfortunately it isn’t ready in time.  My goal is to be … Continue reading

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Project 16 Week 20 – Newspaper Basket

As soon as I spotted this project on the Nifty Thrifty Things blog I knew I had to try it.  I dreamt of making big baskets for fabric, small baskets for my jewelry, and on and on. And then I … Continue reading

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Project 15 Week 19 – Recycled Plastic Bag Pendant Light

I couldn’t be more excited about this week’s project, a beautiful pendant light made from recycled plastic bags, and the fact that it marks the halfway point in my 30x30x3 journey. For those of you new this week, here’s a … Continue reading

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Project 14 Week 18 – Cork Covered Pencil Cups

Who doesn’t love a good old recycled tin can?  Even if you eat only the most lovingly home cooked food, there’s always something that comes in a can.  I’ve been turning them into pencil cups since I was 12, but … Continue reading

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Project 13 Week 17 – Paint Chip Art

And so continues my exploration into paint chips, and what can be done with them!  This time I focused on Benjamin Moore paint chips, which are harder to make into things, since they are long and skinny.  So I decided … Continue reading

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Project 9 Week 16 – Phone Book Centerpiece

Hi!  I’m back after my holiday hiatus, let the creativity begin again.  I got overwhelmed with holiday orders on Etsy, and then I totally hibernated to recover, but enough with excuses, all that’s important is that I’m back and ready … Continue reading

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Project 8 Week 11 – Craft Show Display

This project is one of my favorites, and is possibly the closest to the principles of Reduce, Reuse, Redecorate of any of my projects so far.  It’s a craft show display, made from pieces of styrofoam packing material, with a … Continue reading

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