Try making this Colourful Window/Wall Hanging.

Ever since I was a little girl, I have LOVED Shrink Art.

My 14 year old daughter made these ones with me today. Aren’t they pretty?

Simply draw, cut and bake!

We put holes in ours before baking and then hung them from a branch in the window.

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Show Me Your Junk! 😜

A few months back, when I grabbed my first item from the dump, I was a little embarrassed. I sort of -hid in the van, pretending to be on my phone, waiting for that car to leave, so that I could bolt – grab and run. Now a days, if you roll up while I’m carefully eyeing out the land of treasures – I’ll wave, say ‘hello’ and then in my best creepy man voice shout ‘show me your junk!’ …Then I’ll laugh …and unfortunately, because I know from experience, you’ll look a little nervous and drive on…

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Magic Mirror

I found this Industrial Safety Mirror at the dump…

So naturally, I loaded it in the van, brought it home, washed it up and added it to our Enchanted Forest.

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The Sandy Bottom Boat 

Why have a sandbox, when you can have a sand-BOAT!

So I was at the dump the other day (far too many of my stories start this way…) and in the Scrap Metal bin… A Boat! I asked a friend to help me pull it out, and my honey to borrow a truck and pick it up (he doesn’t even bat an eye anymore) I pulled it down into the forest… Decorated it a little… Filled it with sand and it’s ready for play!

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The Art of Dumping

Prior to a month ago, I had never been to our local dump.  I had never (other than as a passenger in the vehicle once or twice) taken anything to the dump.  Taking the garbage to the dump was just not my thing.  Now a days, I visit the dump daily.

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