We do that,
It usually involves moving furniture or building stuff.
This time it was for a donation to her MOPS auction.
This year they are doing a "green" theme.
Not green the color,
Green the ecopsychobabble.
Yeah, I recycle, I wrote all about it here.
A Basket full of earth friendly items is what she was thinking.
And the basket should be made of recycled material.
Which is why she called me.
I have made bags, I have made a rug, I have even made a hat for fun.
But a basket? That has to stand up on its own,
It has to be visually appealing, so people will use it in public rooms.
"I don't know if I can make a basket."
"I will play around and see if it is do-able."
This is what I came up with.
Another couple of hundred bags NOT going overseas to be "recycled".
A little recognition for my bags. (I know people are going to ask my sister if they can order one.)
and some blog fodder.
Hm, not a bad couple of afternoons for me!
Thanks, Safeway, Kohls, Lowes, Target, and Fred Meyer for providing me with free materials.
If I were selling this, I would charge about $30 for it because of the time involved.
Now, I understand the store has sold out of my tote bags, so I had better keep on going.
And Easter is just around the corner, so I need to perfect the basket for sales on Easter baskets.
gotta go cut up bags.
Adding this to a few linky parties, like this one