Monthly Archives: August 2011

SkaterAid decks are up!

I blogged about the awesomeness that is SkaterAid a while ago, and I’m happy to report this year’s crop of skate deck art is up and showing at Decatur’s Brick Store Pub! There are some amazing works this go-round, and … Continue reading

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A Wish List!

The four of us here at WonderRoot Creative Reuse have been pretty busy this summer. We’re definitely not complaining–the festivals, pop-ups, workshops, and other miscellaneous projects have been incredibly productive and exciting for us. But last night, as the heat … Continue reading

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Papermaking as creative reuse

Ah, papermaking. It’s an art in itself. Because there are different techniques and and a variety of source materials, your finished product can be unique — and beautiful. I’ve seen handmade paper that included natural materials like grasses, twigs and … Continue reading

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Bubble, Bubble…

We’ve seen it happen all the time: wandering folks, minding their own business, glancing over, then, like moths to the flame, entranced and ensared, approach our table of recycled goods. “What ARE these things?,” they murmur while gently tapping and … Continue reading

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More on Embroidery!

Remember this project? Well, after our embroidery workshop last Thursday night, I was inspired to pick it up again and incorporate some of my new skills. Now it looks like this:

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Reuse Sightings at Studio Z

Some days, it seems like creative reuse is everywhere you look. Not surprised to find it in an artist’s studio, though!  Cathy Ehrler is an artist who applies color everywhere — in her art, of course, and in her studio, … Continue reading

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More Reuse Sightings

I’m always super excited–like I just completed the scavenger hunt excited–to find examples of creative reuse around town. In fact, we probably should have a scavenger hunt on this soon, just to keep you on your toes. The first comes … Continue reading

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