Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Make Your Own Plantable Gift Tags

If you're like me and compost everything, you only have so much room and find your compost bin gets full quickly. What to do with your junk mail?

Birds and Blooms magazine has a neat holiday suggestion that makes a wonderful children's craft project: plantable gift tags!

Kendra Zvonik who lives in St. Petersburg Florida, provides directions for an easy do-it-yourself gift tags. She suggests shredding your junk mail, but how about printed copy paper, old calendars, used envelopes as well?

While you're at the Birds and Blooms website, sign up for their free magazine issue. Birds and Blooms has beautiful photographs of birds, gardens, plant articles, and project ideas. My mother-in-law gives me a subscription every year for Christmas.

Want more recycling activities? How about creating your own paper? Follow these instructions.

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