Browsing the "Magazines" Tag

How To: Magazine Place Cards

August 17th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Are you having a family dinner this week? Perhaps you're having a birthday party this month. If you were thinking about purchasing or making place cards for your event, consider creating these fun and recycled place cards instead!


How To: DIY Dishwasher Magnet

August 16th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

My roommates and I decided that we needed one of those dishwasher magnets that tells you whether the dishes are clean or dirty. Instead of buying a plastic one from the store, I decided to make one! Here's how you can make your own!


How To: Make A Recycled Gift Tag & Ornament

December 8th, 2011 | by Bonnie Getchell

After last week's post, How To: Laundry Cup Wall Art, I started thinking about other uses for rolled magazine pages. Then, I was inspired by Julie's Five Sustainable Wrapping Solutions post to create some recyclable gift solutions of my own! Put the two together, and I made my own gift tags that can double as ornaments!


How To: Laundry Cup Wall Art

December 1st, 2011 | by Bonnie Getchell

An amazing reader asked if we had any ideas for the cups/lids that come with laundry detergent. This question got my crafting wheels turning! With laundry cups/lids, magazines and magazine ads left over from the Black Friday madness, I made some cool wall art! This project is the perfect way to save those pointless and wasteful magazines and turn them into something worth looking at!


How-to: Make Re-Usable Stickers from Upcycled Paper

September 19th, 2011 | by Julie Finn

Leave those nasty foam stickers on the store shelf and show your kids how easy it is to make your own custom stickers. While you're at it, make yourself some stickers for your scrapbook, and that's one more aisle that you don't have to shop!


Five Crafty Ways to Reuse Magazines

November 3rd, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

Oh, magazines. No matter how I try to keep you out of my life, you seem to claw your way back in. Whether it’s my husband’s gaming mags or issues that friends and family give me to read, those glossy wastes of paper seem to pile up in my house. Luckily, between my own crafty ideas and projects for my crafting class, there are plenty of ways to give those colorful pages a new life rather than tossing them into the bin



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