Earth Day is this Sunday, but why not make Earth Day every day? When it comes to glass, Developing our new Bottle Art Kits has made me start rethinking a lot of the materials I consume on a daily basis. A while back I wrote about the G2 Bottle Cutter helping me make decisions about … Continue reading Repurpose, Reuse and Upcycle Glass Bottle and Jars
Sometimes being green isn't just a way of life or a statement, it can be a work of art too! Earth Day is celebrated every year to remind us to that we need to be conscious of our decisions about what we throw away every day. What better way to start being green this year … Continue reading Weekender Project: Recycled Glass Bottle Ringed Sculpture
Earth Day is right around the corner and to celebrate we have teamed up with FaveCrafts, CraftBits and Create & Decorate to create three giveaways for our brand new Bottle Art Kits! We posted a blog about all four of them a little while back, read about them here. Our FaveCrafts Giveaway ends April 6th - to enter … Continue reading Diamond Tech Bottle Art Kit Giveaways to Celebrate Earth Day
There is no hiding it, upcyling is all around us and there are so many wonderful projects that you can make with glass bottles and some spare supplies. But how can you decorate a glass bottle? We got 9 ways to inspire you to put your creative touch on your old glass bottles and start reusing them … Continue reading 7 Ways to Spruce Up an Upcycled Glass Bottle
You can keep your White Christmas, I'll be dreaming of a Green Christmas! I love all of the fun crafts I can make with the G2 bottle cutter! This one admittedly isn't very Christmas-y but I just love the face that I can grow something from something I would have otherwise thrown away! This project uses the … Continue reading Weekender Project: Green Terrerium
Have you ever bought a bottle of wine just because of the beautiful artwork on the label or shape of the bottle? I know it isn’t very rational but I do it all the time.Now that I work with the G2 Bottle Cutter I am looking a beer, wine and liquor bottles in a whole … Continue reading Eco Crafting Has Turned Me Into a Diversified Drinker!
Upcycling is a great way to reuse your trash and turn it into a great piece of art. Take this Upcycled Wind Bells project for example; from a few used wine or beer bottles and some stringing material, you can create some wonderful wind chimes, all you need is a Generation Green G2 bottle cutter. Think of all the other great … Continue reading Weekender Project: Upcycled Wind Bells
A little while ago I was flipping through a stained glass book and came across this image and I just had to share it! What a great way to incorporate trash into art. I love this image because it ties upcycling with stained glass and it's a little abstract; clearly this trash is being put to good use. The … Continue reading Glass Upcycling Inspiration
by Rita SchwabWhat if the materials you needed for your next project were free and available?And what if choosing this particular material allowed you to generate some environmental benefits, like reducing waste while proving your creative outlet?This is the benefit of upcycling, using waste material to create something new and of perhaps of greater value. … Continue reading Upcycling – Creating Crafts from Trash!
by Rita SchwabIf my job as a creative person is to fill the world with "things," I feel it is equally important that I reuse materials from waste to make space for my craft.I believe that creative re-use has the potential to spark new ways of viewing the world. If one thing can be turned … Continue reading Recycled Crafts Encourage Creativity – An Artist Perspective