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365 Collages | Week 14 – Recycle edition

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DIY Doily Easter Egg

There are a gazillion fun ways to recycle and find new ways to use those old crocheted doilies, but this has got to be my favorite so far. It’s the Easter Egg I received yesterday filled with candy. It’s made … Continue reading

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Tiny wooly kittens

I know my stuff is a niche market. It’s limited edition, and off beat. It does not suit everyone, but it suits me. * Denise Litchfield A whole gang of tiny wooly cats are now rooming around in my Etsy … Continue reading

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Recycled Wool Sleaves

I made myself “wool sleaves” this winter by cutting apart several felted wool sweater arms and sewing them together. I love to recycle wool! I sewed this on mom’s fancy sewing machine and decided to leave the selvedge on the … Continue reading

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Fabric Covered Ring Binders

My ring binders after a bit of transformation with pretty fabric and some glue… They turned out really darn pretty, don’t you think? Wanna do the same with your ugly ring binders or folders? Okay, this is a descriptive tutorial … Continue reading

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Scrappy me-messenger bag

I’ve made myself a new bag, and taken it out for a walk. Its a very sturdy and nice bag with hand sewn edges, lace and imagery. I like the big lid and the chocholate coloured interiour. There’s also a … Continue reading

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Vintage needle holder gets new life

This is my needle holder, part of the makeover series before and after. I found a vintage needle holder with slots for spools around it, at a flea market one summer. When in painting and recycling mood I took the … Continue reading

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Before & after: turquoise stool

While painting the table I also transformed this IKEA stool that I’ve had for a few years. Its simply made to be transformed and personalized. I always thought I’d do “something” with it, and now was the time. I turned … Continue reading

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Before & after: the turquoise table

It’s time for a new series on tis’ little blog, and it’s about my re-painted furniture and stuff in my new apartment! I could call it turquoise bliss because turquoise is my new favorite colour, but I’m calling it before … Continue reading

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Thread Nests Artist Trading Cards

I’ve embroidered a few Artist Trading Cards this summer. After a while even small pieces becomes quite a body of work. Little experiments. Artist trading cards as sketches. Thoughts that are not yet finished, and still they are finished work. … Continue reading

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