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Minimalism and zero waste: How to optimize your wardrobe and clothes

Today’s blog post is about a very common item of clutter: clothes. Many, if not most, wardrobes in western countries overflow with clothes which are rarely, if ever, still worn, but which many people find hard to part with and get rid of. 1,096 more words

Upcycling: Hiding logos and how to embellish cloth bags

Since our posts about how to hide logos and advertising messages on shopping bags are so very popular, here another example of a cloth shopping bag we upcycled (modified) a bit to make it more beautiful. 102 more words

How to remove or cover up logos and advertising prints from bags (part 3)

Today another blog post in our popular series on how to remove or cover up company logos and advertising messages on bags. As you can see in the photo above, today’s bag is a shopping bag made from jute. 347 more words

DIY bottle covers/bottle bags for aluminium bottles

Today’s blog post features another, better photo of the bottle we used for the tutorial last week, plus a photo of another bottle cover we made from fabric scraps. 64 more words

Filtering Out the Nonsense

Good Morning! Lovely day here in Virginia. When I think of summer, I think of green leaves and the beautiful patterns they form. I felt particularly inspired by them this morning so I decided to upload a few photos to add some color to this blog. 372 more words

Thinking

Upcycling: How to hide logos or brand names

As our last post about how to remove or hide advertising prints from shopping bags was so highly popular, today another post about anticonsumerism and how to hide company logos or brand names from bags (or other items). 175 more words

A Ramble, a Cycle, a Forage!

Most of my day today was spent foraging.  Taking a large rucksack, some bags, gardening gloves and a pair of scissors, I headed to various spots in and around Nottingham to see what I could rustle up. 955 more words

Foraging