Roses are red. Violets are blue. We LOVE our mothers, how 'bout you? This Mothers Day, make mom something special that she will cherish. When you make something by hand you aren't just gifting a nifty craft, you're gifting a token of love. So break out your crafting supplies, and create a wonderful work of … Continue reading Floral Craft Ideas Perfect For Mothers Day
In honor of Earth Day, coming up this Monday, we are bringing you our best advice for using one of the most popular upcycling tools out there, the Generation Green (g2) Bottle Cutter! There’s not a parent or a pet owner out there that does not understand the term “separation anxiety!” Well, in my Upcycling … Continue reading 7 Simple Tips to Help Your Bottles Separate
April is the perfect month for green crafting! Earth Day is near, so we decided to share a project that makes use of three bottles that would otherwise be headed to the landfill! Glass cloches are perfect for parties; display your hors d'oeuvres without letting the bugs get to them before your guests have a chance … Continue reading Create Glass Cloches with Wine Bottles!
Earth Day is near and what better way to celebrate than to incorporate upcycling into you next glass craft or art project! There are plenty of ways to be green when it comes to creating fabulous mosaics, stained glass panels, fused projects and more. One of our favorite ways to upcycle is by using the … Continue reading How to Use Upcycled Glass Bottles in Glass Art
Earth Day is right around the corner, how will you celebrate? We are celebrating by giving you a chance to win a Generation Green (g2) Bottle Cutter and all four Generation Green Bottle Cutter Kits! Whoever said it isn’t easy being green? Stop tossing those glass bottles in the trash and start your Earth Day … Continue reading Win a Generation Green (g2) Bottle Cutter and All Four Bottle Art Kits
We are so excited about the CHA Winter 2012 show that we just can't wait to show off some of what we have in store! Last year, we introduced the Generation Green (g2) Bottle Cutter and it was a huge success! We have had so much fun upcycling our glass bottles and jars and there were … Continue reading CHA Winter 2012 Sneak Peek 1 of 2: Bottle Art Kits
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