Category: Reuse

Fireworks Bottle Design

Here is a whimsical bottle design perfect for New Year’s Eve. Whether you are going to toast the new year with Champagne or sparkling cider, this bottle of bubbly is sure to be a great conversation piece and add a festive touch to any New Year’s celebration.  I created this… Read more

Create a Time Capsule

This New Year’s Eve, start a new family tradition and make a time capsule. Create a list that includes current events in your life, favorite things, your state of mind, goals and resolutions for the upcoming year. Gather photos and items of interest along with your list put it in… Read more

Give Cards from the Heart

How many times have your received duplicate holiday cards or a repeated card from the previous year? Rather than purchasing mass produced holiday cards, why not try your hand at creating a designer original? Not only will it come from the heart, it will be more thoughtful and unique than… Read more

Thanksgiving Napkin Ring

Thanksgiving napkin rings are a great way to add a festive touch to your table. They can be used at a place setting or displayed on the buffet table. Rather than buying napkin rings, I created a more economical version from tubes cut from paper towel rolls, covered with ribbon,… Read more

Autumn Leaves

Autumn inspired elements and fall tones create a beautifully decorated gift design perfect for any occasion. Scotch® Quick Dry Tacky Glue easily secures fabric leaves to the gift to add an ornamental accent. This is my latest design I created for 3M/Scotch Brand. Click here to see how to create… Read more

Wailing Ghost

This ghost display is sure to chill your home as either a table centerpiece or a decorative accent. I used household items to create this Halloween craft. Click here to see how I created this design… Read more

Recycled Gift Wrap Card

We’ve all been there when you needed a card but the stores were closed or you just didn’t have a time to stop and buy one. Or maybe you just wanted to make something personal that is an original and you don’t feel like spending money on a card that… Read more

Brown Paper Bag Card

A great way to recycle a brown paper bag is to create a beautiful card. I cut two pieces of brown paper bag the size of the card and glued them together to stablize the paper. I attached a piece of torn cream paper on the front and inside of… Read more