Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Reuse & Repurpose: A Tisket a Tasket ....


Don't throw out those seed catalogs! Take a tip from Alice Quinn, the creative mother of the fabulously crafty Michael Quinn. Cut the old publications into strips and weave them into a colorful basket just like the one she did for me.

Always Frugal, Always Fabulous,

The Elegant Thrifter

4 comments:

  1. That is beautiful, a recycled art piece that can stand alone as art or double as storage. I must learn how to weave these...

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  2. My Grandmother use to make those out of Christmas cards and would display her next years cards in them. Wish I still had them. She was ahead of her time. One of my post for Christmas will be her Christmas ornaments she made with old Christmas cards. They were elegant.

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  3. You could do the same with old calendar pages, or old maps. The possibilities are almost endless.

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  4. Oh my Gosh I love this! AND...I just happen to have a catalog sitting on my countertop! My lucky day. It's wonderful!
    Sharon

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