Tagged with upcycle

A Litter of Puppies

A Litter of Puppies

Over the weekend I (with some help from the lovely Matthew) made a litter of puppies.  About three years ago we acquired Peter Puppy from a craft fair in Brecon, he is a rather handsome doorstop and soon found a home in front of our TV where he was much admired by our friends. Being of … Continue reading

Plarn

Plarn

I’ve been experimenting with ‘Plarn’ – plastic yarn. The idea is that you cut up old plastic bags into thin strips and then use the lengths as you would wool or yarn to make new things.  The ultimate in upcycling, bags that you no longer use, that  you probably got for free and if you … Continue reading

Denim Cushion

Denim Cushion

When Matthew and I started to seeing each other he complained that one of the first things I introduced into his house was tissues, up until then boxes of tissues were confined to the bedroom and bathroom.  The next thing was cushions, I had a lot of cushions and once we were married these suddenly … Continue reading

Jeans for Genes Day

Jeans for Genes Day

Last Friday was Jeans for Genes day, a chance to wear your jeans to work to raise money for genetic research.  Our office decided to participate in this and cakes etc were promised. As I have been seeing some creative use of denim/ old jeans on the various internet sites that I peruse, I set … Continue reading