Unique Handmade Envelopes

Make your own unique recycled envelopes from catalogs, calendars, magazine pages or maps. Minimum image size needed is 10×8 inches, but preferred is 11×8.5 inches. Download the PDF template here: handmade recycled envelopes instructions Print the black and white template on the second page of the…

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Greeting Card Houses

In Dec 1998 and I found another use for CDs. Martha Stewart Living had a miniature village segment on Dec 15, 1998. It showed how to make small houses with a wooded base (original house size 9-inches). It is now 2014 and if found this page…

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From Winter Boot to Flower Pot

A long time ago when my daughter’s winter boots ripped where the fabric was attached to the rubber part after only a short time of wear, I just couldn’t throw them out. So they sat around for a while until I could think of a…

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Video Tape Inukshuk

Living in Canada where the Inukshuk is a symbol of the North, it was only natural to create a Inukshuk out of something different than the usual rock. Having discovered that I had a whole bunch of video tapes that were ancient I needed something…

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Box Made from Outdated Business Cards

original publishing date: 20/06 2001 Like everybody I have old business cards lying around and don’t quite know what to do with them. I use them as small note papers for lack of a better idea. That’s when I came across a site, I can’t…

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Homemade Envelopes from a Square Template

Make your own recycled envelopes from calendars or magazine pages from a 8.5 inches square pieces of paper. I was making some envelopes when I realized that I could do it much easier without a lot of calculations and depending on the original picture size…

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