BEAUTIFUL GARDENS AND CREATIVE GIFT-GIVING IS LIMITED ONLY BY YOUR IMAGINATION
Come here to get ideas on how to reuse and recycle ‘stuff’ and hand-make art for people.
RE-PURPOSE A JAR AND UNUSED WRIST-BANDS:
When you make tea in glass jars how do you protect hands? Use those un-used wrist bands to protect your hands from those hot jars. They work great on any size jars whether pint or quart size.
MORE ARTSIE PROJECTS FOR SPECIAL GIFT-GIVING:
I make these lovely FAMILY TREE TRI-FOLD with the leftover scraps from my bookbinding. I cut pieces of the pretty papers and use for decorations. The back of the TRI-FOLD is a montage of moments and the insert is a little book of passport photos from the family tree.
Have a teapot without a lid? Try turning it into a lovely planter.
SOMETIMES EVEN THE CONTAINER YOU BUY ‘STUFF’ IN CAN HAVE A NEW LIFE
This little container that held a tiny speaker becomes a lovely growing container. When the sunflower greens reach harvest height cut at soil level and add to your salad.
HAVE AN OLD SEWING MACHINE CABINET IN YOU GARAGE?
My friend Debbie Williams sees potential everywhere. She turned an old sewing machine into a lovely sink.
MAKE YOUR OWN ENVELOPES FOR STORING PHOTOGRAPHS OR TO COMMEMORATE A SPECIAL EVENT
Green envelopes are so much fun to make or gift. They make excellent keepsakes for thank you cards, especially from a wedding, family gathering or holidays.