Rubbish!: Reuse Your Refuse
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Want to know what goodies you can make with your garbage? This book shows you how to give everyday household items a new life the hip craftster’s way. You’ll discover how to complete more than 30 creative projects using materials you already have at your disposal, while reducing trash and upcycling your personal style. From a credit card bracelet to a map photo frame, this fun guide shows you how to create truly one-of-a-kind pieces—one earth-friendly project at a time.
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Pierce 1 of the guitar picks with the hot safety pin, close to the edge of the pick’s pointy end, so that it makes a hole all the way through the plastic. Then remove the safety pin. Repeat steps 3–4 on the remaining 8 picks. Using your pliers, open a jump ring. To avoid weakening your jump ring, open it by bending the tips of the ring away from each other sideways. 7 After determining the order in which you want the picks to be arranged on the chain, insert the open jump ring through the hole
about that: New Yorkers at the turn of the last century threw away the equivalent of an Olsen twin in garbage. New Yorkers at the turn of this one tossed two and a half André the Giants. So what gives? There are, of course, any number of explanations for this dramatic surge in purge. Foremost among them is the simple fact that, for various cultural and economic reasons, New Yorkers of old bought less stuff in the first place than their 2005 counterparts, meaning they had less to dispose of.
squares into the bottom corners. Sew up the left side of the “pillowcase.” Sew up the right side of the “pillowcase.” Steps 50–52: Construct the lining. Fold Add seam Add seam 55 Pinch the corners of the bottom-left square together to create a triangle shape, and sew around it. 56 Repeat step 55 with the bottom-right square corner. 57 Cut excess fabric from the top of the lining, leaving a couple inches as a seam allowance. Fold Width of front panel + half width of side panel + 1"
magnets, Colorful and interesting, earrings, and more. bottle caps make great Containers. Sometimes a cigar box is just a cigar box. But other times it’s a great foundation for a jewelry box, a gift box, or even a purse. Other containers—think crafting materials. 3 Rubbish! 4 • should the fun end just because the party’s over? You can use the corks from your last celebration as fuel for myriad projects ranging from Corks are an excellent bulletin boards project ingredient. to bracelets. •