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
The G2 Bottle Cutter is a great tool for cutting glass bottles and jars, if you use it the right way. Follow these simple tips to get the best results! Make sure that you remove the entire label from the bottle you are cutting. Even the smallest amount of sticky residue will interfere with your score … Continue reading 5 Tips for Bottle Cutting Success
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
March is pretty well-known for many things ( St. Patrick’s Day, the arrival of Spring, Spring Break!), but there is one pretty significantly awesome reason to celebrate in March! Did you know that March is National Craft Month? That’s right, a whole month to celebrate and spread the news about what we do all year. Since … Continue reading What Are You Crafting This Month?
I am hooked on upcycling all of my glass bottles with the G2 Bottle Cutter, so hooked that I have started to develop a slightly guilty feeling every time I don't use a whole bottle in one project or in a few projects. I have amassed a nice collection of bases and tops and rings; I would call them leftovers. … Continue reading 5 Creative Uses for Glass Bottle Scraps
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
Make sure you remove all of the sticky residue left from the label before cutting your bottle, if you are having trouble, try using a soft cloth and rubbing alcohol or gently rub with a green scrubby – be careful not to scratch the surface! Always inspect your bottle before shocking it, if you skipped … Continue reading Tips For Getting the Best Break When Cutting Bottles