Reuse leftover soap

October 12th, 2011 - 

 

I remember my mum used to put all leftover soap together and the result was a very colorful piece of soap that she gave me to make some sculptures from it. I liked carving and creating small figures out of the leftovers. Apart of this, she used old soap in the washing machine or she put the leftovers in that special device in the closet, to make some bubbles and clean the toilet. On planetgreen site there are some tips also about how to reuse Read the rest of this entry »

Recycle tea bags

October 10th, 2011 - 

What can you do with old tea bags? Planetgreen suggests you could feed the plants in your garden or pots. The tea bags contain some substances that can enrich the soil and also they feed the earthworms. Apart of this, you can use tea bags to enrich your compost. Or you can boil again and again the tea bag and with the water resulted, you can water your plants. In case you have eye circles, this is already well-known: to put the Read the rest of this entry »

The art of macramé

October 10th, 2011 - 


 
I think everyone appreciate the art of macramé. A lot of designers nowadays use this technique in their collection on stage. Along with other fiber arts, there is an evident trend in the latest years of the renaissance of macramé. See here an example of decorative macramé used to place flower Read the rest of this entry »

Rae Rae Sister’s good junk

October 10th, 2011 - 


 
Rae Rae Sister’s shop on Etsy is so nice. The two friends are rescuing and reclaiming good junk. They try something new all the time. They like the good findings and they have a terrible pleasure in working with old materials that they recycle. All items are one of a kind and each one is unique in his own way. Recycled items to be found on their Etsy shop. Take a look at their creationsand see if you find something that could add a color Read the rest of this entry »

Lara Miller’s earth friendly pieces

October 10th, 2011 - 

Lara Miller’s earth friendly pieces have been called “sultry, sophisticated, and as endlessly variable as the woman who wears them” by Elle.com. The artist is inspired by the cultural landscape and the architecture of Chicago city. She uses organic cotton, bamboo, vegan silk. I like the fact that her clothes can be flipped, changed, reversed to create completely different looks. Her designs are meant to respect the earth and to Read the rest of this entry »