Charley Harper Notepad Tutorial

Last week, while reading this post from Creature Comforts I discovered that Old Navy (of all places) was carrying a line of Charley Harper products! I was so thrilled, that I dashed out the very next day to pick up my own set of memory game cards to make these gift tags. When I got … Continue reading

Blanket to Bag

Something Old Something New Bags by Tineke Beunders via Ontwerpduo I found these bags a couple of weeks ago and fell in love with the wooden handles and fabulous prints. I bookmarked it to add to my holiday wishlist at a later date, and just re-visited it today! That’s when I realized that these bags are … Continue reading


Image c/o Paper and Cloth Christine from Paper and Cloth has another great idea for a quick and easy DIY. You may remember her bird mobile from last week. And this week, she is coming up with new uses for discarded cards (save your Christmas cards after the holidays and make this). “All I did … Continue reading

Give and you Shall Receive

Image c/o Sweetie Pie Press I just found out from the Something’s Hiding in Here blog that Becky from Sweetie Pie Press wants to give you a little something for recycling. Becky is collecting used envelopes with security patterns for an art project that she is working on, and she wants you to help. If you … Continue reading

I used to be a Plastic Bag

Small Recycled Plastic Purse I received an email from Jacqui a couple days ago, who told me about her shop, Yumstie Tree. There were some great, small trinkets (perfect for gifts) that I found and I thought I would share them.  The little clutch above is made from recycled plastic bags fused together! How cool … Continue reading

Cardboard for your Home

Images provided by Leo Kempf. Speech Bubble Discussion Table and Gravity Powered Shelf Designer, Leo Kempf has created several pieces of furniture made mostly and/or completely out of cardboard. Yep, these pieces are actually made of cardboard. I love the simplicity of materials and the clean lines here.  Images provided by Leo Kempf. Modern Coffee Table … Continue reading