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The Green Crafts Lifestyle - Learn to Upcycle Wood, Paper, Plastic, Fabric and Paper with 35 Exciting Projects and Tutorials [Kindle Edition]

Mahe Zehra Husain
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Book Description

The Green Crafts Lifestyle is a wonderful compendium of projects and tutorials that has been put together by over 20 artists from all over the world.

There are 35 projects and tutorials that will teach you to upcycle everything from wood to fabric and plastic to paper. This makes The Green Crafts Lifestyle a wonder resource for all those artists, creatives and makers who want to try green crafts.

Make beautiful bracelets from soda bottles and old clothing. Make earrings from soda cans and old tins. Make little book pendants from old leather pieces. Turn old chairs into new decor pieces. Fuse old plastic bags to make one-of-a-kind purses and bags. Try your hand at various fabric upcycling projects.

This guide is a wonderful peek into the vast and creative world of green crafts. If you have ever wanted to try your hand at upcycling this book will give you ample inspiration as well as direction to start your very own green crafts journey.

This book has been made possible by a team of wonderful artists and upcyclists who have shared their tutorials on the Altered Upcycling platform.

• Barbara Housner
• Cherie Kemp
• Danielle Sullivan
• Elizabeth Hitchman
• Heather Claus
• Heidi
• Helen Barlow
• Jill Cobbs
• Jo Weedon
• Jolly Lovely
• Kim Tinnel
• La Vie
• Lora Lee
• Mallory Whitfield
• Mahe Zehra Husain
• Patrick Batemann et al
• Sheri Pavlovic
• Tanya Menzies
• Vicky Myers
• Wilma Sequeira

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 9540 KB
  • Print Length: 280 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Altered Upcycling (29 July 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00E8769RE
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #84,929 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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About the Author: Mahe Zehra Husain (MZ) is a mathematician by training and an artist by nature. She has completed her Masters in Operations Research from The University of Texas at Austin, works at a software house and plays with her art supplies! She loves to see things in a different light and is an avid altered artist who is constantly looking for ways to upcycle all the trash around her in an attempt to make the world greener one small craft project at a time. Join her on her upcycling adventures at!

Customer Reviews

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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting ideas to inspire 14 Mar. 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Worth a look - offers new ideas for crafts made from recycled items that can be found in most homes
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Some interesting tips, but I thought some of the projects lacked finesse. Huge number of contributors who don't need such long winded 'bios' in the back.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant Ideas 28 Aug. 2013
By Dee
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This book is full of brilliant ways to breathe new life into everyday waste items! Wonderfully creative upcycling! Would recommend!
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