As we were writing our book, Recycled Crafts, there was a project we coined “The Penny Project”. I knew wouldn’t be *completely* finished in time for the book release, but that was alright. Instructions for making “Penny letters” was complete, and up to the reader to decide what comes next. Here’s the expert from the book on the penny project….
Step 3 – Attach Pennies
We used sparkle Mod Podge, so that it would add a bit more bling to the letters. It acted like a sealer and glue for the pennies.
Here’s the finished letters:
This project is far from finished, as we plan to make a large sign for the living room. However, we hope this tutorial gives you an idea or two on phrases for your wall, using cardboard as a background.
(Exert from Recycled Crafts: Crafts Made from Recycled Items)
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Issue #4 is out! This issue is all about indoor gardening and a planter craft using recycled cans. A perfect topic for the end of the summer!
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I hate pulling weeds. Aside from my mother, I’m sure no one enjoys the chore. When I found this idea on Pinterest, I knew we had to give it a shot. (You can see our Household Crafts and DYI boards here)
The day has finally come! Recycled Crafts is now available on Kindle….
Tackling projects with the “reuse, reduce, recycle” motto in mind, this book features basic step-by-step instruction using common recyclable items as the “canvas” for simple craft projects. 16 core ideas and instructions serve as the platform for hundreds of crafts and activities. Projects are family friendly, encouraging creativity and individuality in a group setting. Great book for families crafting looking for earth-friendly crafting projects on a budget.
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