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I love to make things but crafting materials are sooo expensive to buy. With a 3 year old little girl and a baby boy due in February pennies are VERY tight... so do I give up? NO! I improvise!

I use the stuff everyone else throws out and I turn it all into something special from old frames and clothes to buttons and dishes!

There are two types of recycling... Upcycling and Downcycling.

Downcycling is where you put all your plastic in one bin, your tins in another and your glass in another. Then they get taken away and put together to make plastic glass and tins of a lesser quality than they started out.

Upcycling however is far more productive. You take items of very little or no value and you use your skills to turn them into something worth more…

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  • Born on December 6
  • Joined November 22, 2011

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Anything that is free or as cheap as humanly possible, Why waste, One persons rubbish is another persons treasure

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About

I love to make things but crafting materials are sooo expensive to buy. With a 3 year old little girl and a baby boy due in February pennies are VERY tight... so do I give up? NO! I improvise!

I use the stuff everyone else throws out and I turn it all into something special from old frames and clothes to buttons and dishes!

There are two types of recycling... Upcycling and Downcycling.

Downcycling is where you put all your plastic in one bin, your tins in another and your glass in another. Then they get taken away and put together to make plastic glass and tins of a lesser quality than they started out.

Upcycling however is far more productive. You take items of very little or no value and you use your skills to turn them into something worth more than it was in it's original state!

It's a great economy boost!

Watch out for more of my upcycling ideas coming to life on my Etsy shop upcyclingbritain!!!

Don't forget to check out my artwork as well!

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