Here is my latest collection of collaged cards, petite postcards, wallets made from paycheck envelopes…
Archive for the 'Reuse' Category
I like the Target plastic bag design, so why not make it into a tailored bike seat cover? It’s also good camouflage for nicer saddles.
I admit that I sometimes peer into the trash, out of curiosity. You never know what you can find. I got lucky this particular time, when I spied a collar full of ball bearings – a part of a headset for a bike. My friend thought it was beyond its useful life. Because it is a cool object, I thought there must be some reuse…and sure enough – a necklace fits the bill!
December was a rather prolific card/art making month. I picked up these maps from a librarian friend, and I, in turn, remade them and gave them to friends. Here are some of my favorites.
My business card holder-making has come back, this time with a Jam Session can from Noda Brewing Company. More to come on this venture!
These are the kinds of projects I like: quick, easy, cheap, and pack an impact punch!
Problem: Architecture students waste so many materials at the end of the year because they dont have anywhere to put them and they dont think they can use them again.
Solution: Take over an under utilized spray painting room and turn it into an organized place to store scrap materials for next semester. Every one saves TIME and MONEY. Hundreds of dollars of materials are saved from going in the dumpster! Hit this effort during the last week of school, make an impact, get people excited, get people motivated and willing to do just a little bit more.
We also played off of an existing campaign – Zero Waste has been adopted by the Football team. Why not use a little peer pressure and take on the same goals??