Category Archives: Recycling

Make Madness 2018 – Day 15 | Dog Paw Applique

If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you know that I really like to get the most use out of any material I use: fabric, yarn, paper, etc.  I really dislike waste and after any project, I’ll set … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 13 | T-Shirt Yarn

For several months now, I’ve made a serious effort to have a “Use it up, Wear it out, Make Do or Do Without” attitude. I’ve been doing a lot of decluttering and after spending hours sorting through piles of stuff, … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 10 | Tiny Gnome

 Today I sat down to make something out of the embarrassingly large collection of wine corks I have.  A few were individually acquired ;-), but the majority were found at garage sales.  Last summer, it seemed that everyone was getting … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 2 | Dog Collars

Today’s project is one I’ve had on my list to do for ages.  I’ve made collars for my dogs for the past several years and every 4 years or so they need new ones. I discovered this wonderful fabric that … Continue reading

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Day 10 – DIY Face Scrubbie – {DIY From Scratch}

About 5 years ago, I started knitting and crocheting cotton dish cloths and started using them exclusively for the dishes and for general household cleaning.  They clean really well, are durable and can easily be laundered when I’m finished using … Continue reading

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Saturday Snippets | April 4, 2015

Welcome to Saturday Snippets.  This is where I share links and odd bits of info from the past week. 1.  Discovered a new blog.  Make do and mend-able.  This is a gal after my own heart. 2. If you’re a … Continue reading

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April blog series {DIY From Scratch}

I’m starting a blog series on April 2nd called {DIY From Scratch}. I decided to start April 2nd because Mike’s birthday is April 1st and we’ll be celebrating.  I also thought I would give myself a 24 hour break in … Continue reading

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