Daniel Silverstein looked at what was around him and used his creativity and talent to make a difference (and some nifty clothes. ) As well as being an artist and inspiration, he is reducing landfill and creating jobs, nurturing talent and creating community cohesion through his shop.
Visit Daniel’s webpage zerowastedaniel.com // Twitter @ZeroWasteDaniel // Facebook @ZeroWasteDaniel
It makes sense to me now that I have learned that the making is an essential component of me not losing my shit. It’s more important than sleep or a sensible conversation when my temperature is rising, more helpful than strategy, more fundamental than insight. It’s the bit that comes before, during and after a crisis that makes sure I don’t get lost, it’s trails of breadcrumbs that mark my path.
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Picture courtesy of Sarah Lazarovic. Find her on twitter @sarahLazarovic, visit her website longliveirony.com or see her work on sarahlcomics.tumblr.com.
Links to 65 craft sites from Doller Store Crafts.
I don’t really go in the UK equivalent – The Pound Shop and it’s variants – but I think it might be time to have a look next time I pass one.
I have also learned via dollarstorecrafts.com that there is such a thing as upholstery paint. I have no idea if / how well it works but – what an amazing idea.
Also, today I learned of the existence of zebra-print duct tape. The possibilities are endless.
I was reminded at the weekend of a project which I saw on the internet a long while ago. The amount of effort that went in was phenomenal, and I can understand her story. She calls it The Unemployment blanket. Read more about it on The Runcible Spoon’s blog.