Browsing Category Upcycled Crafts

Foam flower earrings


Monday, January 24, 2011

Punch out shapes from craft foam to make quirky, fun and lightweight earrings.

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Crystal bead earrings


Monday, January 24, 2011

I used crystal beads saved from my engagement gifts ( www.flickr.com/photos/naqiyah/3887087794/in/set-721576222... ) -- I'm married for almost three years now :) -- and wire from an old spiral-bound notebook.

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Decor cubes


Sunday, January 2, 2011

I couldn't just stop at puzzles and organisers ( saaleha.com/2010/12/20/puzzling-business/ ). With a nod to these Herman Miller blocks ( www.swiss-miss.com/2010/12/herman-miller-blocks.html ), I formed these decor cubes by interlocking and taping 8 business card cubes together for each. I downloaded some art deco style typography and finished each cube off with washi tape.

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Puzzling business


Monday, December 20, 2010

When I resigned from my old job, I was left with a whole box of business cards that had never seen the light of network. Being packrat royalty meant I couldn’t just throw them away, so I saved them for gift tags and  upcycled some of them for new business cards. I came across this tutorial on how to make ...

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Fare Well Sumayya


Tuesday, October 5, 2010

A Johannesburg skylined desktop note/photo-keeper for Sumayya who joined the Doha-spora.

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desktop photo/notes wallet


Monday, September 27, 2010

I made this desktop photo/ephemera wallet out of upcycled cardboard, card stock and washi-tape.

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