"Reuse, Reduce, Recycle"- words my kids enjoy saying, but who knew that these words would gain so much meaning with me as well. As they learned more about caring for the environment and reducing their carbon footprint, mommy learned how to reuse some throw-away items at home as well.  

Paper Tubes
I am just so in love and so obsessed with making these hearts made with paper tubing. Yes, I have to admit that the twisting of the paper can drive you up the tube, but the end product is so worth the throbbing fingertips. Use beads, buttons, silk flowers, ribbons and so much more nick-necks to decorate the hearts.

But wait, these hearts is not all you can do with the tubes, check out the starts, baskets and so much more....

 

Paper Tubes
I am just so in love and so obsessed with making these hearts made with paper tubing. Yes, I have to admit that the twisting of the paper can drive you up the tube, but the end product is so worth the throbbing fingertips. Use beads, buttons, silk flowers, ribbons and so much more nick-necks to decorate the hearts.

But wait, these hearts is not all you can do with the tubes, check out the starts, baskets and so much more....

 

Toilet Paper Rolls
Who knew you could do so much with the lowly toilet paper roll? As children, we used it to make play binoculars, little flowers, but I've discovered so many other ways it can be used. Yes, it can be transformed into so many useful pieces or decorative accents.