Monday, March 2, 2009


There are a number of ways you can help to reduce your trash You can recycle unused glass items, such as vases, baby food jars, cans or bottles, to make lovely items for your home or to give as gifts.

Hanging May Baskets

Click here for directions for the Hanging May Baskets

Creative Kitchen Utensil Holder

What you will need:

Magazine pages
1/4-inch dowel
Glue stick
Metal or cardboard can
Wooden balls to fit the top of the rolled paper tubes (approximately 3/8 inch)
Acrylic paints in desired colors
Thick crafts glue
Coated color wire

Make It:

1.Beginning at one corner of the magazine page, roll page diagonally around the dowel and glue the corner in place with glue stick. Remove dowel. Make enough tubes to go around the can.
2.Paint the wood balls. You will need one ball for each paper tube. Let dry.
3.Cut tubes to the same height as the container. Using craft glue adhere the tubes around the side of the can.
4.Glue a ball to the top of each tube.
5.Wrap the two bands of wire around the can and knot the ends together.

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