Archive of ‘sustainable design’ category

Trash to Treasure DIY: How to make a masquerade mask

By Angeli

This mask is made from recycled materials. My goal was to use whatever craft supplies I had lying around the house, and not buy anything new except for the paper mask itself. When this challenge was announced, there were only two things I wanted to achieve: 1. My piece should not look like crap; and [...]

Another recycling project: masquerade mask

By Angeli

Hello my crafty friends! I’ve missed you! I haven’t created anything since the flowers I posted in May! I’m having too much fun being a mom. My little Ally is growing into such an adorable and funny little lady. I spend all my time with her, there really isn’t time left for my beads and [...]

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Trash to Treasure: Green polymer clay jewelry

By Angeli

   The Philippine Polymer Clay Guild’s challenge for July was focused on sustainable, eco-friendly polymer clay projects.  Titled “Trash to Treasure”, the July challenge entailed using polymer clay to give junk a new lease on life. Finding the raw materials (aka: trash) was quite easy.  I am a pack-rat, so I had a ton of [...]

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Green polymer clay jewelry

By Angeli

Environment-friendly polymer clay? What an oxymoron. But still thinking of the polymer clay+junk recycling project from the previous post, I decided to head on to etsy to search for examples. I think that for polymer clay design to be truly sustainable, it has to feature recycled materials not only as embellishment, but as part of [...]

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