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It could get busy around here. The polarising struggle to argue out the sustainable consumption oxymoron often misses the point. Consuming more sustainably than we have done before has to be part of the real world incremental improvement process whil...

Last weekend, Jeff and I cleaned out our dresser and when we got to the pajama drawers, I realized that the pjs section is starting to consist almost solely of t-shirts that neither one of us really wanted anymore. So, we stacked them all up in a pi...

Something I’ve learned over the last few years is that tea towels make a surprisingly great resource for fabric-based projects. They usually have cool colors, patterns and textures, and I like that they’re a perfect size for smaller pr...

I’ve had this ceramic cat cookie jar for years. Seriously…YEARS! And it resurfaced again when we moved to the new studio. So I decided to give this little guy an update, and turn him into a planter. Why? Well, two reasons really. 1) Cats...

The sweet ladies at The Fabric Store recently sent me a gorgeous stack of fabric from their shop to kick off their new store opening in Los Angeles. If you live in Australia or New Zealand you’ve probably heard of The Fabric Store already, and...

A couple of days ago, I went to a local meetup for creatives, hosted by Jordan, and afterwards Caroline took us to this paper place across the street. Of course, I found a hundred things that I ‘needed’ right away… They had the wrap...

Guitar String Art

By Eco-Snipits on Feb 28, 2012 in: art, Recycling

I love it when someone looks at a piece of trash and recreates it into something with both value and beauty. That’s what has happened with these guitar strings.  Check out Etsy seller The Ending Poet to see some incredible … Continue rea...