Creative ideas on how to make toys from reclaimed wool

January 6th, 2012 - 

 

These are the toys that I would want to have. I think any kid would love these toys. Handmade in Canada using reclaimed wool, these items are colorful and one of a kind: moose purses, bunny scarfs, colored pencil bag in shape of a dog, they are so lovely that a parent could have difficulties in choosing one!:) CateAndLevi, are (more…)

Wall art made from recycled magazines by Amy Gibson and Andrea Read

December 2nd, 2011 - 

 

Colorstory designs is the collaborative work of designers Amy Gibson and Andrea Read. Take a look at their studio from Seattle – a studio that makes the most of recycled items: paper products and magazines. Great texture made from recycled magazines that look amazing. Round wall art that gives a plus to your home. (more…)

How can I recycle textiles?

October 24th, 2011 - 


 
Twizzlez is a shop that produces nice outfits made from recycled textiles. Adelaide, the owner of this shop confesses that she was doing this since she was a small child. Leter on, she got her first sewing machine and she learned to do this and in the same time helping her grandma at work. She is very interested in making (more…)

Beads made from recycled color pencils

October 4th, 2011 - 


 
I am not sure my parents would accept that ( they are artists and they spend a lot of money and time in find good quality tools, so for sure cutting their pencils won’t be any good surprise) but if you find some not so expensive pencils, you can try the following recipe in making nice colorful beads like these. There are some steps in doing these beads: first choose your colors and pencils. Then cut them in pieces as big as you want. (more…)

M&M’s Red Mix recycled handbag

July 7th, 2011 - 
 

M&M’s are my favourite chocolate bonbons. Colorful and fun, the chocolate packagings are transformed now into cute hand bags. You will have enough space for your keys, phones, make-up and glasses and also a starting point for any conversation.
Made from recycled M&M’s wrappers, the bag is water resistant, strong and sturdy and it has a zip closing. The handbag costs less than 30 $ and can be bought here. If you are an M&M’s addict, you can find a bag on
green, pink, mixed colors or lila.
See here also bowls and other products made from packagings.