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Saturday 10 December 2011

Abstract Recycled Christmas Decorations

My husband showed me up today - by being more creative than me! Humpf!!  We went on our first visit to a local community recycling scheme that was having a 'Make Christmas Decorations from Recycled/Reused Objects' Day and my mojo had gone walkabout, unlike his!

This was what I eventually came up with:
Bearing in mind we had no glue or glittery tinsel bits & bobs, this is what I did with some plastic tubing, red lids and elastic bands.  I was wishing I had some of my bits from home to add but that would be considered 'cheating!' 

This was my husband's:
I couldnt get a good shot of it in this light but in real life the organisers were so impressed that they are going to use it on their website! (jealous, moi?)

Not content with that, he made this very impressive engineering thing with some plastic boxes:
They were really cooing at that! 

We took our boys with us and the younger one made this:
Thanks for looking and for any comments,


furrypig said...

what a fantastic thing to do and what a creative lot you all are! xxx

theboelemas@aol.com said...

Amazing projects, just goes to show that you don't need to spend a fortune on crafty stuff! Love to know how your hubby did the project in the video. xx

Carmen said...

LOL! Was there much huffing and hurrumphing?

Sounds like such a fund day - love the thingamijig in the video!

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