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Repurposing for Dollars - Paper Part 2

Posted on July 23, 2017 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)



In my last post I talked about how to use maps to create stuff you could possibly make and sell (or give away as gifts): items like these gorgeous paper shoes made by Jennifer Collier.  Gorgeous or what!! And she does this for a living!


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Repurposing for Dollars - Paper

Posted on July 18, 2017 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)


PAPER RECYCLING 


When I came upon my horde of maps, I thought that I could just blog about what you can do with maps, right? But then I realized that it didn't matter what the paper was, you could use whatever you had to create the same things. So if you don't have maps, do you have ...

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Repurposing for Dollars - Use What You Have

Posted on July 16, 2017 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)


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I recently spent a day clearing out my storage unit as well as my closets and drawers, and tossing most of it into my recycling bins (okay I had to add some boxes). Then it hit me that I was really throwing out dollars into my bin, and it got me thinking about what I and others like me could do with what we put into our recycling bin. Maybe being green c...

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Father's Day - Let's Recycle!

Posted on June 17, 2017 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)



This is what the fathers we know will be wearing this Sunday on Father's Day: bow ties made by recycling old comic books! I bought the comic books at a local school book sale for under $1 for 3 and decided these would be perfect for a Father's Day project for my after school club kiddies. I created a template they could cut out and use to create the bow ties. Since a few of the ki...

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