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How to re-purpose a leather jacket: sustainable creativity in action

How to re-purpose a leather jacket: sustainable creativity in action

 |  by  |  Creative, featured

Unfortunately, we live in a throwaway society coupled with a world of dwindling natural resources where the only growing ‘resource’ is landfill!

Leather is an example of a valuable natural resource that humans have used in its various forms throughout time.

Today, it is more useful than ever and is…

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Make 3 outfits for less than $12.00

 |  by  |  Creative

Okay, so I’m a little bit of an op shop fanatic.

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Reclaimed linen crocheted baskets

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These small baskets are created with yarn made from deconstructed linen clothing.

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Quick and easy tomato pasta

 |  by  |  Savoury

Lisa Haas, our resident midlife Creative, offers us a generous serve of this gorgeously succulent treat for pasta lovers.

Ingredients

Use whatever you have at hand for the sauce.

As a guide its basic ingredients include:

chopped onion (or spring onions)
a few cloves crushed garlic
tomatoes ( 3 large fresh tomatoes or I can tomatoes)
about a tablespoon tomato paste
freshly ground pepper

Additional ingredients…

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