- Green Retailing
- Independent Retail
- Packaging Deals
- Packaging How To
- Premier News
- Retail Trends
- Retailing Tips
- Reuse Today
- DIY Crafts: Recycling Tissue Paper into Art
- When They Pin, You Win: Ways Pinterest Can Promote Your Small Business
- Stepping up to the Plate! Why Take-Out Bags Are Growing Businesses!
- Target Audience 101: Who are They and What Does that Mean for You?
- Fighting Childhood Poverty One Red Nose at a Time
June 12th, 2009
This is a fun project parents can do with their young daughter. If you have left over cardboard boxes, you can make mini horses for decorating a bedroom wall. For inspiration and and instructions visit this informativearticle by Ann Wood.
Gift bags seem to be more popular than gift wrap nowadays which means you probably have alot of tissue paper lying around the house. Sure you could recycle this paper, but why not add a fresh feel to your home by creating tissue pom pop flowers? Nicole of Lillyella has a great tutorial for doing just that.
People have a tendency to overlook their consumption of limited resources. Megan MacMurray and Angela Pablo recognized this problem, and hope to change our behavior through Project Garden Electric. As part of this activity, they've focused on plastic bags, hoping to draw attention with their plastic wall flowers tutorial [...]
Although we haven't personally asked him, Santa is obviously a fan of recycling. He'd be mighty impressed at the recycle flakes made by Chanelle and her daughter. While their creation used an old Crate & Barrel magazine, we think cutting patterns into colorful paper bags would also make festive decorations.
Have some new sewing projects you are dying to try but don’t have any fabric on hand? Here is a great tutorial on how to make your own material from plastic grocery bags. You likely already have everything you need, and best of all it’s a great way to reuse your plastic bags.