Category Archives: Upcycling

Waterproofing a rolling bag!

Because my back is so messed up, I need to use a rolling backpack. This comes with its own unique set of challenges, most of which (missing bricks, stairs, etc.) I can adapt to without any real ingenuity needed. There … Continue reading

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T-shirt bag! (This post rambles and jumps topic a lot. You have been warned.)

I found a tutorial for a ruffled T-shirt bag from UrbanThreads (http://www.urbanthreads.com/pages?id=744) and thought, “Hey! I can do that!” (Note: I actually couldn’t. I can’t sew ruffles onto things. I was smart enough to realize that before I made more … Continue reading

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College art contest!

The college I’m going to is running an art contest. Can you guys see where this is going? * * * * (Go ahead. Guess.) * * * *     (Yes, that is my open Facebook in the second … Continue reading

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UPCYCLED wall cabinet and a recent song

Hello, all! Long time no see. Basically, I picked up a wall cabinet at Goodwill for my dorm room. It cost $15. Here it is after I replaced the cork, which was falling apart: The “corkboard” they had made it … Continue reading

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Upcycle: T-shirt into pillow

Entree of pop culture+a heaping helping of nerd+a shirt that doesn’t fit=NERD COUTURE PILLOW You can’t see it very well, but it says “The party doesn’t start until I derive.” The edges were sewn shut with a running stitch and … Continue reading

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Old jeans? Say it ain’t so!

I was cleaning out my dresser drawers and found . . . old jeans! Heavyweight, too-short jeans; lightweight, too-big capris; stained, torn, dirty jeans. So here’s what I did:                       … Continue reading

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