Category Archives: How-to

WRCR at Drew Designorama!

Howdy, folks! Just a quick shout out to let you know that we will have a pop-up shop this Saturday, March 8th at the Drew Charter School Designorama. Taking place on the Drew Charter School’s Elementary campus, the Designorama “celebrates … Continue reading

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Embroidery this weekend!

Even though the weather here in Atlanta is probably going to be a little schizophrenic for the rest of the month, the recent sunshine and warm temperatures have put me in a springy state of mind. I feel like I … Continue reading

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Pinata Party Results

After teasing you with talk of pinatas and paint made from dried-up markers, it’s only fair that we report back on the results of our Pinata Party, aka WonderRoot Creative Reuse’s February workshop. It was messy, the fun kind of … Continue reading

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How-To: Upcycle Dried-Up Markers

We’re getting really psyched for our upcoming pinata workshop this Saturday, and one of our preparations is making watercolor paint from old, unusable markers. Because I’m always asking myself, “How can this not be thrown away?,” my friend Jess led … Continue reading

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Making stuff: Pinatas!

Right before Christmas, I was looking for something kind of unusual to make (and something I’d never made before) for my beau. I can’t remember how I found this, but I somehow stumbled across this amazing tutorial for mini pinatas … Continue reading

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More Adventures in Embroidery!

Since my embroidery hoop project, I’ve moved on to bigger and better things–t-shirts! I’m not doing anything fancy or complicated, but I was getting to the point where I was so sick of my grubby t-shirts but didn’t really have … Continue reading

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Yarn Bracelets/Cuffs: A How-To

We’ve been pretty frank about our surplus of yarn, and make no mistake–we’re grateful for it. But, suffice it to say, it was high time we started to put it to use. Here’s a craft we did not so long … Continue reading

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