Monthly Archives: March 2011

Who we are, where we are, what we do, and why

First in a four-part series. Clearly too many topics to address in one blog entry! Phew, you say. You agree. Let’s break them down into separate bits, starting with the last. Why? Why why? Because that’s the most important! Why … Continue reading

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Simple Ways to Reuse Stuff

For some of you, the term “creative reuse” might seem a bit daunting, especially if you don’t consider yourself to be “creative” or “crafty” or “artistic.” Creative reuse doesn’t have to be about how or what you make, but that … Continue reading

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What are Ritzy Rags to you?

UPDATE: Ritzy Rags is now Re:loom. http://reloom.org/ What images come to mind? Frayed clothing adorned with sequins? Jewel-encrusted cut-offs? Today’s Ritzy Rags are none of this. Think rugs, place mats, oversized purses and tote bags. Think table runners and wall … Continue reading

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“New” business cards — the creative reuse way

  So you want to make your own business cards? Maybe you want them to look a little different, but not as different as a clothes pin. We have a how-to just for you. And it involves creative reuse, our … Continue reading

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The Many Tricks of the Yo-Yo

I first learned of yo-yos, specifically the yo-yo quilt, through my grandmother, one of the quiltingest ladies I’ve ever known. Yo-yo quilts are considered a beginner’s quilt, in that you can practice your stitching and not have to fret so … Continue reading

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LOVED the RE-AWESOME RE-CYCLED HAPPY HOUR

When Milford Earl Thomas’ boss offered event space at their restaurant, Silk, for a RE-AWESOME RE-CYCLED HAPPY HOUR, well, how could he say no? I LOVED this show. Creative reuse galore! Handcrafted wallets, bags, key chains met me at the … Continue reading

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A shining star, our first donor!

Mary staples fabric to chair seat Today, March 1, 2011 is an historical day! How’s that, you ask? Drumroll, please: WonderRoot Creative Reuse just received its first monetary donation! Mary Civille, our good friend and storage space sharer, has decided … Continue reading

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