Let me share some highlights of creative recycling projects by my family members this holiday season:
Knitting Socks from Yarn Leftovers
My grandmother Rea is a very talented knitter. She is finding it more difficult to knit larger projects these days. She offered her yarn stash to my sister Tracy. Tracy had a great idea which was to knit up the little bits into socks – a pair for each of Rea’s children. She visited Rea many times this year to knit together.
Building a Step from Wood Scraps
My parents built my sister a new step for her side door using wood scraps from their recent renovations.
Pillow Cover from Upholstery Samples
This year, my brother & sister-in-law bought a new home. They got a bunch of upholstery samples when designing their decor. They gave me the samples and asked if I could combine them into a pillow cover for their home. You can see the finished cover at the top of this blog.
I love that my family was doing creative recycling in all our various corners of the globe!