making books come alive!

Cute animal silhouettes decorate that bookshelf. - Laminate animals and put in the place where each animal book belongs to help students find books they are looking for!

Place scraps of yarn in a suet feeder and birds will use them to make their nests. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

WHAT A GOOD IDEA! Yarn scraps can provide Birds a colorful nesting material. Fill a suet feeder (from a feed store) with yarn scraps and hang for all the birds in your neighborhood to enjoy!

backdrop.... from pattern envelopes

Mid Century Modern Sewing Pattern Art Mixed Media on Panels.A DIY Project for the Sewing Room. (I have so many vintage patterns, too!

vintage thread

Vintage Ric Rac My gr. grandmother used to make dresses for my sister and me - with lots of ric rac!

wrapped and stitched wooden spools ~

could stitch felt and wrap around them. Dishfunctional Designs: Upcycled: New Ways With Old Wooden Thread Spools

coathangers

the humble coat hanger, I have collected for years, and love them all. It is just a simple thing, something to hang your clothes on, but they get reinvented all the time. One of my favorite things.

manon gignoux

Oh wow - isn't this awesome: lovely textile art (manon gignoux)

vintage paper tassels

Cork & Paper Tassels/ Pinner said:I made about a dozen of these, used old book paper, sheet music, maps, and japanese printed tissue paper. Used up a bunch of old jewelry bits for dangles. It was fun to work certain themes for certain people - gifties!

kiff slemmons

❥ 'Fish Dream' brooch by Chicago-based American metalsmith Kiff Slemmons (b. Collection Boston Museum of Fine Arts. via hunters & gatherers at home~ now, THIS is repurposing!

hangers!

the humble coat hanger, I have collected for years, and love them all. It is just a simple thing, something to hang your clothes on, but they get reinvented all the time. One of my favorite things.

Vintage Sewing Thread

Antique Spools - I can imagine hanging spools like these on a wall in a craft room or sewing room. Just but a few small nails in the wall and add spools! Over time, the collection could grow into an entire wall of spools!

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