Category Archives: Trashy Thursday

Trash to Treasure – How to turn a door into a chalkboard

This is really more of a remodel than a trash-t0-treasure but it still fits nicely for a Thursday crafting post!  One of the topics I like to search for on Pinterest are ideas for using chalkboard paint around the home. … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure Halloween Wreath – Inspired by Pinterest

A few weeks ago I shared with you a pin-spiration project that was found while searching Pinterest for hours on end.  A few days later the boy and I made a trip to our local craft store to pick up … Continue reading

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Cloth Diapers for Baby Dolls

Day 12 – Baby dolls need cloth diapers too! Starting last December (2009) I’ve been slowly growing confidence behind my sewing machine and sewing up some cute projects around the home.  Lil’ B has recently fallen in love with baby … Continue reading

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TerraCycle’s Garbage Moguls Returns Saturday 8/21/10 to National Geographic

In honor of Trash to Treasure Thursday, this week I’m super excited to bring you the latest and greatest news from TERRACYCLE!  In April, TerraCycle debuted Garbage Moguls on the National Geograpic Channel – a series of television shows that … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure Thursday with Generation T

Giveaway alert! Two lucky readers will win one of the Generation T books by Megan Nicolay – details at the end of this post.  ECO-ngratulations Alanna & Shirtee. As you know I’ve been better and better at actually completing eco-crafty … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure – T-shirt Scarf

I have been sewing lots lately and decided to use the fabrics that I have on hand instead of going back to the store to buy brand new, fancy fabrics.  Most of my on-hand fabrics are old, retired t-shirts.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure Doggy Bed

I usually save these posts for Thursdays but I had to share my latest project with you today.  My sewing machine has been quite busy lately but I’ve put myself on a fabric buying ban!  Seems that I get a little carried … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure Thursday

My husband cleaned out his drawers a few months back and gave me some of his old t-shirts to experiment with.  I got a sewing machine for Christmas (for myself) and have been learning as I go.  I took a … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day

  Now before you start leaving me funny comments about how Earth Day was LAST week let me begin by saying that Earth Day in our house is celebrated 365 days a year.  Since I was out of town on … Continue reading

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More Eco-Gift Wrapping Ideas & Directions

This is the first year that I’ve actually tried not to buy new gift wrap, ribbons, and tags for our holiday gift wrapping.  We still have several rolls of wrapping paper (I doubt we will ever run out!) but I … Continue reading

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