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WHAT CAN I TURN THIS INTO? A Recycling and Crafting Idea Center

http://www.greenwala.com/community/groups/all/105-WHAT-CAN-I-TURN-THIS-INTO-A-Recycling-and-Crafting-Idea-Center/topics/989 Absolutely gorgeous upcycling (emphasis on the cycling) of a vintage Vespa into a rocking chair. Does the maker do adult-sized versions, too? I would happy ride one of those. (A real Vespa, though, probably not…)

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Free Printable Paper – FreePrintable.com

http://www.freeprintable.com/free-printable-paper?page=2 Forget flash and hype: This is the kind of site that makes the Internet a fabulous thing. You may only need graph paper, or music sheets once in a blue moon, but you know that when you need them, they’re but a click away. Terrif.

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Weaving a wicker basket; the most comprehensive basket tutorial on the internet- jonsbushcraft.com

http://www.bushcraft.ridgeonnet.com/basicbasket.htm Basketweaving 101. For real.

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picturing_food: Naturally-Dyed Easter Eggs

http://community.livejournal.com/picturing_food/4610060.html Incredibly beautiful “organic” Easter eggs, made from natural dyes and impressed with garden clippings. What a shame that they must be smashed apart to ultimately be enjoyed.

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http://www.goodyblog.com/playing_house/2009/04/the-easiest-easter-eggs-of-all.html Bringing new meaning to the term “tie-dye”; Easter eggs worthy of the boardroom.

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RobertSabuda.com: Simple Pop-Ups You Can Make!

http://robertsabuda.com/popmake/index.asp Master papercraftsman Robert Sabuda very generously shares some free pop-up patterns, as well as the detailed instructions on how to assemble them.

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Origami Paper Box

http://www.netflixorigami.com/box.htm The karmic repayment for my ability to calligraphise, I suppose, is that all my origami attempts have been abject failures. It seems I am a master of the Crumpled Uneven Paper form, and not much else.

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Craft Challenge #13 – Rockin’ Sock Monkeys – The Results! | Craftster.org Blog

http://craftster.org/blog?p=123 More reinforcement from The Internet. This time, I can practically hear the “neener neener neener”. My foolish attempts at sock monkeys are being pitied by this beaut:

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I made a mini &Yip-yip& alien! – FIBER ARTS

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=200247.msg2128256 Felted Yip-Yips. What remains to be said but, “uh-huh, uh-huh, YIP YIP YIP YIP!” Want.

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The Shirt

http://members.cox.net/crandall11/money/shirt/ I would wish for the dexterity to accomplish something like this, but to be frank I’d probably wish MORE for the dollar!

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