Monthly Archives: July 2011

Yarn, embroidery hoops and buttons, oh my!

Today I received an amazing phone call. A gentleman said his wife was cleaning out her yarn stash (he most certainly did not use that word) and they wanted to know if WonderRoot Creative Reuse would come pick up the … Continue reading

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SkaterAid! Call for artists!

I’m super lucky to know the folks that organize SkaterAid, an annual fundraiser for the Brain Tumor Foundation For Children. Held every year at the East Decatur Station, SkaterAid is part art auction, part skateboard park frenzy, and part garage … Continue reading

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Favorite Places: Ohmega Salvage

Here at WonderRoot Creative Reuse, we are all about promoting other organizations and informing people about other avenues for creatively reusing things. Today, I feel like singing the praises of one of my favorite creative reusers–Ohmega Salvage. I stumbled across … Continue reading

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Sunday To-Do Tip #1

The fine folks at Howcast (“the best source for fun, free and useful how to videos) have put together a short and sweet video on some great way to creatively reuse tabs from aluminum cans. “You can reuse soda tabs to make jewelry, … Continue reading

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WonderRoot Creative Reuse: What We Do

Fourth in a four-part series: Who we are, where we are, what we do, and why Last night, I found myself holding 2 knitting needles and a bit of yarn for the first time in years. I had known how … Continue reading

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Our Grandmothers Were the Original Reusers

Since we’re throwing our first workshop tomorrow, an Intro to Knitting class (find the details here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=218102534900209), I thought I’d regale you with a briefly researched history of knitting! If you’re totally jazzed about this, then I urge you to … Continue reading

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The Lair

When I started getting into creative reuse, I was thinking about it on a broad, global scale. I went through a phase where I would call my parents and start talking about things they should start doing or saving, blathering … Continue reading

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