Birdseed Grocery Bag

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Want to go green when bagging your groceries, but you don’t like the looks of most recycled shopping bags? Hannah of Made with Love by Hannah had the same problem:

i’ve been keeping my eyes peeled for some kind of reusable grocery bags that tickled my fancy, but haven’t seen any that i liked enough to actually buy. i just fed the birds the last of the giant bag of bird seed and i was marveling at the fine strength and durability of the 40 lb bird seed bag, and i thought to myself, now this would make a great grocery bag! and it does!

I love the simplicity of this project, and the near-instant gratification making it gives–plus you know it’s going to hold up well. And the bird image is so sweet! Check out Hannah’s fun blog, Knick Knacks and Ric Rac, for details on how she made it. Link.
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Jenny Ryan

Jenny Ryan is an artist, crafter, and maker of things. She lives in Los Angeles with a pack of various animals (including her husband) and writes about her adventures in creating at Exit Through the Thrift Shop.

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