Green Gifts 40 Sustainable and Beautiful Present Ideas

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2022-08-01
Publisher(s): Michael O'Mara
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<p><b>From homemade spa-day pamper products to gorgeous homewares, these 40 eco-gifting ideas will show you how to create presents from everyday household items. </b><br><br>Whether you're <b>eco-conscious</b> and keen to reduce your plastic usage or want to be more <b>sensible with your spending</b>, this gorgeous craft compendium provides <b>step-by-step guides</b> to produce gifts that don't compromise on design or quality. <br><br>Presents for sustainable living <br>Home-grown plants and succulents from cuttings <br>Self-care treats<br>On-the-go necessities <br>Special occasions <br>Presents for furry loved ones <br><br>… as well as tips and tricks on creating your own wrapping paper and gift tags, and much more besides. You'll be able to create modest yet striking products from items in your home and reward friends and family with carefully made contemporary treats. And by <b>replacing disposable presents</b> <b>with recycled, eco-friendly ones</b> that have been <b>hand-made </b>from materials <b>in your home</b>, you'll be saving your pennies while saving the world. <br><br>The ultimate <b>guide to eco-living and giving. </b></p>

Author Biography

<b>Rosie James (Author) </b><br> Rosie James has written over ten books and several lifestyle and gift titles that focus on her favourite "made with love" mantra. She has collaborated with crafting experts and eco-enthusiasts who share her passion to become more sustainable, one small step at a time, to create this anthology of green-gifts.<br><br><b>Claire Cater (Author) </b><br> Claire Cater is a freelance book designer, maker and environmental activist based in Powys, Wales. Obsessed with all things arty and crafty, she loves to upcycle and use eco-friendly materials to showcase how we can be cost-effective and kind to our planet at the same time. She lives with her partner, Vlad, and a three-legged cat called Tybalt.<br><br>

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION           6

Chapter One: Eco-Wrapping

Wrapping Paper Library     10
Hand-Sewn Cards    11
Furoshiki Wrapping    12
Pocket Bags     14
Bunny Bags     16
Finishing Touches     18
Chapter Two: Sustainable Home
Twine Memory Frame                22
Glass Hand-Soap Bottle    24
Shibori Cushion Cover    26
Coiled Vase     30
Soy-Wax Food Wrap    34

Chapter Three: Plant Power
Avocado Plant and Washi Tape Pot        38
Potted Ginger Plant    42
Cute Clay Pots     46
Hanging Mini Succulents    50
Pressed-Bloom Picture    54
Jar Terrarium     56

Chapter Four: Self-Care Treats
Espresso Exfoliation    60
Reusable Face Pads    62
Drawstring Pouch    64
Herbal Bath Bombs    68
Soothing Eye Mask    70
Grapefruit Hand Cream    72
Nourishing Lip Balm    74

Chapter Five: On the Go
Bento Lunch Sack    78
Pen Pocket Bookmark    80
Art Organizer Case    84
Travel Folder     88
Tassel Key Ring     92

Chapter Six: Celebration
Lavender Soy-Wax Candle   96
Rainbow Tassel Hanging    98
Log Coasters     102
Unique Utensils     104
Centrepiece Classics    106
Flying Flags     108
Hanging Hearts     112
Heart on a String    114

Chapter Seven: Pet Presents
Tiny Paws Trinket Bowls    118
Vegan Dog Treats     120
Dog Chew Toy     122
Moggy Mouse Toy    124


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