This Valentine’s Day, SCRAP challenges you to think outside the box and beyond good ol’ doilies and heart-shaped stickers. There are many different types of materials from which you can make beautiful and unique Valentine’s for your friends and family, and all it takes is a little inspiration.
Here’s a tutorial for how to use file folders and wrapping paper scraps to make impressive Iris Folded art cards, as well as a few gift tags and bookmarks to accompany your lovely cards! (These read more »
In Portland, we are not supposed to recycle plastic lids with the rest of our recycling. This is because the plastic used to make the lids is a different type of plastic than the bottles and therefore contaminates the batch during processing. This often results in people saving their caps for a project or to donate to SCRAP. But what can you make with them?
Plastic lids have a very harsh, flat appearance to them. There’s not many good ways to manipulate them into different shapes or read more »
One of the toughest materials to reuse in clever and appealing ways is fabric scraps. You can use them as stuffing when for pillows or stuff animals, and there are some other neat little projects you can do with them, like decoupage magnets.
But what’s something with higher impact that you can make with scrap fabric? How about this adorable mobile for a baby room? It’s a pretty simple project, and your baby (or someone else’s) will be happy and your nursery will look stylish!read more »
Ever wondered what to do with an accumulation of leftover project yarn? It is super simple (and super thrifty!) to use those little bits of yarn to create a vibrant “Franken-skein.” These skeins can be used in knitting, crocheting, weaving, and other crafty endeavors.
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