Category Archives: New Life for Paper

DARNING EGG OR MARACAS

Since I try to make our clothing budget stretch as far as I can, I am often called upon to repair garments to make them last longer. This has meant patching numerous socks, and this chore recently led me to … Continue reading

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DVD CASE “GAME”

Ever since I saw Stacy Vaughn’s travel checker game made using an old DVD case, I have wanted to try my hand at something similar. This past Christmas, I had my opportunity! I wanted to make a Christmas gift for … Continue reading

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NATURE FRAMES

The first couple of frames that I made were designed to go in my husband’s office area, so I used things from nature to cover them. These two frames sit next to each other on a shelf and look very … Continue reading

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CARDBOARD PICTURE FRAMES

After working with cardboard to produce lecterns, I was excited by its potential. So I spent time exploring the realm of cardboard frames. Though technology has allowed for us load thousands of photos onto a single frame that changes the … Continue reading

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EASELS FROM CARDBOARD AND PAPER BAG

My family and I have been blessed this year to see nearly all our closest relatives on both sides: grandparents/parents, aunts/uncles, and cousins -most of them coming to stay with us for several days to a week! And we still … Continue reading

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UP-CYCLED KID’S GROUP CRAFT/GAME IDEA

Today I will break things up a bit and demonstrate a craft that is built around two soft plastic lids instead of the hard ones! 🙂 I have long been intrigued by the clear plastic lid on the Pringles chip … Continue reading

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SALT CONTAINER- STORAGE CANISTER OR GIFT BOX

OK. I promised I would explain how to make the wonderfully sturdy salt container into something that can be reused over and over again either as a gift box or as a storage canister. The first step is to measure … Continue reading

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