I am sort of swooning over this garbage can made of garbage from Craftster user lovething:
She got the project idea from Mark Montano’s Big-Ass Book of Crafts. We’ve actually got some place mats and coasters made with a similar method that my mother-in-law got me for Christmas at Ten Thousand Villages. They’re awesome and very sturdy!
I’ve never made anything with coiled paper, but now I sort of want to give it a whirl! Have any of you guys tried it? What sort of glue do you use? If I had to guess, I’d probably say mod podge, but I’m not sure how that would hold up to moisture over time for say, a coaster set.
Hi there! My name is Becky Striepe (pronounced “stree-pee,” like “sleepy”), and I am a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. My life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Check out my new book: 40 Days of Green Smoothies!