I have no idea where the inspiration for this candy stand came from... I have a pile of cut plastic bottles that I regularly play with to think up ideas to use them, and this one just popped into my head. I think it would be perfect for a party table or special occasion, and could be used to display sweets or snacks. www.home-dzine.co...
Excellent DIY tutorial on how to make your own shrink plastic (a.k.a. Shrinky Dink) from recycled #6 plastic food takeout containers. Great way to make your own inexpensive jewelry (i.e. earrings, rings, pendant necklaces). Cheap kids craft too. Have them draw a design on it and make into to jewelry for mom. Lovely Mother's Day gift idea.
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Upcycled Plarn Grocery Tote Pattern - See the online tutorial for making plarn from recycled plastic bags. Then using the plarn like yarn, crochet a bag. This is much easier and faster (at least for someone who crochets) than braiding the plastic strips and sewing the rounds together at each layer.