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Cereal Box Robot

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Think outside the cereal box to create an upcycled robot! Anyone who’s a fan of MAKE must, at a minimum, appreciate a good robot when they see it. So when there’s an easy way to create a robot from materials you have in your kitchen, it’s a great, budget-friendly way to... Read more »

Paper Scrap Picture Frame

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Here’s a great recycling project to subscribe to – transform a few pages from an old magazine into a brand new picture frame. It takes some fancy folding work, but once you have the hang of it, you’ll have a new frame in no time. Once you’ve tried your hand... Read more »

Felted Sweater Scarf

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Wash a wool sweater in the washing machine and you’ll see it shrink to child-sized. This, my adult-sized friends, is called felting. Agitating wool in water causes the fibers to bind onto each other and shrink. The great news is that this binding action creates a dense, soft material whose... Read more »

Felted Sweater Potholder

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Agitating wool in water causes the fibers to bind onto each other and shrink. The great news is that this binding action creates a dense, soft material whose raw edges won’t fray. This is known as felting. The next time your favorite wool sweater accidentally slips into the wash and... Read more »