Linoleum Remnant Kitchen Floor.

by Chris Gardner

Linoleum Remnant Kitchen Floor.

From the Diary of a Vermont Eco Builder:

"In keeping with our eco design model, and just for the sheer fun of it, we’ve decided that the kitchen floor will be made up from all the leftover pieces of Marmoleum we’ve saved so far."

They took stock of their collection, designed a pleasing layout on the computer, and after a proper subfloor, had the pieces installed. Fantastic.

Via Materialicious.

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Scrap Happy: More than 100 things to do with Fabric Remnants and Scraps.

by Chris Gardner

If you work with fabric at all, you've got an ever growing collection of leftovers in your craft space, just lying there with their frayed edges, waiting to be called upon for some new cleverness.

For a little inspiration, here's more than one-hundred ideas to give them new purpose.

Scrap Happy: More than 100 things to do with Fabric Remnants and Scraps.

    Scrap Happy Vol. I

    Scrap Happy Vol. II

Ideas include:

  • A Needle Case, or a case for Knitting Needles, or one for Crochet Hooks and what about a...

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DIY Hangable Hamper

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

 

created on: 04/15/08

Oftentimes it's quite simple to improve on an old idea.  This DIY Hangable Hamper took me two hours, tops, to design and complete.  It can be constructed from remnant fabrics and old purse handles salvaged from the Goodwill or your mom's closet.  My less-than-tidy husband is thinking of attaching  a hook on the wall in the closet so he can test out his wife's jiffy design.

what you need:

sewing machine

1 yard remnant or new fabric

2...

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