I thought I’d let you know what I’m going to be blogging about over the next few days to give you a heads up if you wanted to send me your links etc:
We all use them, they are everywhere, some people don’t bother to even recycle them. Plastic really has been the scourge of modern-day life; it doesn’t biodegrade, it releases toxins and recycling plastics are very labour intensive due to the different standards. So upcycling plastic bottles should make things a bit easier on the environment (or trying not to use them in the first place would make things even easier – something I really really must do).
I’m going to therefore blog about my own plastic bottle upcycling as well as featuring the work and tutorials of other plastic bottle upcyclers.
I love fashion – I’m not fashionable in the slightest and I don’t buy fashion mags. However I see fashion as an art form and am fascinated by people who are walking art pieces. Unfortunately this dominance of fashion in our lives has created a clothes mountain. There are piles of poor textiles, that don’t biodegrade, that are made badly and more and more are being made. We are all aware of the sweat shops that employ people working on a pittance to create these pieces for us to wear once then throw away.
So as you know, the whole premise of this blog is to buy second-hand, and I don’t buy new clothing any more. There are other people who go one step further and take existing pieces of clothing and create new pieces out of them. This blog will be about upcycled clothing – people who have the imagination and creativity to see something in something else!
And finally a blog about what you can create from those sadly rejected dolls.
So there you go – do you have anything you can add to these blogs? If so, get in touch. If I like what you do I’ll feature it