Category Archives: New Life for Plastic Shopping Bags

UP-CYCLED COSMETIC CASE

As I have been going through all the things that I have saved for up-cycling, I came across a sizable collection of these plastic zippered pouches.  These are great for selective storage! I mean, I wouldn’t store food in them, … Continue reading

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PLARN PURSE

As a new year begins, I would like to take a moment to thank all those who followed this blog and left comments last year. My purpose in writing this blog is to share the different ways I have discovered … Continue reading

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PLARN LAUNDRY BASKET

Of all the items that I have worked with while recycling, the one that has offered me the greatest versatility without requiring additional cosmetic or support materials is definitely the lowly plastic shopping bag. Fused together with other bags and … Continue reading

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UPCYCLED NON-SLIP SOLES FOR HOMEMADE SLIPPERS

I have found that having warm feet goes a long way toward making me feel warm in general, so I try to keep slippers handy in the wintertime. After all, no cure for the common cold is a good as … Continue reading

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UP-CYCLED WATER BOTTLE HOLDER- DESIGN ONE

Last summer, my family had the privilege of having my brother and his family come home from the mission field for a visit. We took them on a short hike to a waterfall in our area, and trained to take … Continue reading

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SHOPPING BAG BASKET

I have always liked big, pot-bellied baskets, but I never thought of making one until recently. I did not really have a pattern in the shape that I was looking for, but, since the materials were free, I knew I … Continue reading

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DURABLE, INEXSPENSIVE WORDLESS BOOK

If you grew up going to Sunday School or Vacation Bible School, you are likely familiar with a wordless book. If not, a wordless book is used to help explain the beliefs of the  Christian faith. Each page has one … Continue reading

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