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“I Love You” Wall Art

February 14th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

In honor of Valentine's Day, I wanted to share one of the pieces I just put together for my craft booth— "I Love You" wall art!


Craft Booth Ideas: Recycled Paper Price Tags

January 25th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

In addition to my dry erase price signs, I need to price each item individually with my booth code. Many antique/art stores do this in order to keep track of which booth earned money. Instead of using new price tags from the store, why not make your own from recycled paper? They're so much cuter and way more eco-friendly!


Recycling Christmas Cards: Framed Art

December 28th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

While visiting family this week, I noticed my mom received a stack of Christmas cards from family and friends. She had a genius idea that I just had to share! Several of the cards had beautiful graphics that weren't too "Christmasy" and were worth saving, so she decided to frame them!


Recycled “Mitten” Gift Holder

December 14th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

This week I searched Pinterest to find a cute way to give small gifts this Christmas. I saw several projects of the traditional laced mittens and laced stockings, and thought it would be great for small items! I simply added an eco-friendly twist by using book pages. If you want to impress your co-workers with a cute gift, or dress up that gift card for a friend, this is the perfect project for you!


Recycled Utensil Holder

November 8th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Last weekend I was looking for Thanksgiving table decorations on Pinterest. I came across these fabulous utensil holders from The Idea Room. I decided to use their idea, but put an eco-friendly spin on it by using a recycled cardboard box instead of cardstock


Pumpkin Luminary Jar!

October 12th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

There are plenty of luminary jar tutorials out there, but many of them use new materials rather than recycling what you already have on hand. You can make your own pumpkin luminary jars for Halloween using recycled jars and book pages! They are so simple, yet insanely adorable!


Pumpkin Napkin Ring Holder

October 4th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

A few days ago I came across these precious pumpkin rings from Wild Olive. The concept inspired me-- the ring she created reminded me of a napkin ring holder! If you're hosting a Halloween dinner party, or even Thanksgiving dinner, give your event a special touch with your own pumpkin napkin ring holders!


Recycled Paper Pumpkins!

September 28th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Can you believe that next Monday is October 1st? In preparation, I was browsing Pinterest for unique pumpkin ideas. I came across this awesome tutorial from Two Paper Divas and knew I had to try it! Instead of using scrapbook paper, though, I decided to make this project even more eco-friendly by using book pages!


Music Wall Art, Part 2

September 27th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Remember my first Music Wall Art idea? Well, here's part 2! My roommates and I had a large blank space over our couch that was driving me insane! I didn't want to buy any artwork from a big box store, so I decided to create my own. I've seen several projects on Pinterest that have lyrical artwork and they inspired me to make my own "It is Well" wall art. You can adapt this with your own favorite quote or lyric too! Here's how to do it!


How To: Recycled “Fall” Jars

September 13th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Like I said in my How To: Recycled Paper Fall Wreath tutorial, I am so excited for fall! I saw this adorable jar project from Eighteeen25 on Pinterest a long time ago and tucked it away for the future. This week I pulled it out of the archives and made my own fall version!


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: Sheet Music Tree

August 9th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

This week on Pinterest, I came across a really adorable scrap book paper tree from Two Girls Being Crafty (via Everyday Mom Ideas). I loved the concept, so I decided to turn it into a completely upcycled project by using reclaimed sheet music instead of scrap book paper!


How To: Upcycle Candle Holders into Colorful Organizers!

June 22nd, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Do you remember my Upcycled Candle Holder into a Mini Easter Basket post? Well, I decided to give my candle holders another makeover so that I could use them daily, instead of once a year. Grab your candle holders, candle jars, or any small jar that you may have, and transform them into colorful organizers!


How To: Eco-Friendly “Sparklers”

June 15th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Have you seen this Fourth of July post from Martha Stewart? I absolutely loved the red, white, and blue pom-poms she used to decorate the buffet table for the Fourth of July, so I decided to make my own eco-friendly version!


How To: Music Wall Art

May 25th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

In a few weeks I'm moving into a rental home with two other roommates. We're all musicians, so it's a no-brainer that we're going to have lots of musical items/instruments to decorate. My head is spinning with ideas, so I decided to finally work on some wall art for our music space!


How-to: Handmade Graduation Card

May 18th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Graduation time is here! Cards are so expensive to buy and are such a waste because most people throw them away. Instead, make your own from materials you already have!



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