1. Easy DIY holiday decor using PS fall kits

    Recently I came across this image on the Martha Stewart Living website and fell in love! But it also inspired me to point out an easy DIY solution. Using the Paper Source Fall Leaf Wreath Kit or Die Cut Fall Leaves as a templates, you could make this beauty out of old books, sheets of music, or newspapers. I love the red bow and found pine cones with the black and white paper leaves. I’d keep this wreath up after the holidays, to enjoy all winter long!

    — Cindy
    PS colors: persimmon & paper bag
    Latest fave: 2011 Paper Source Booklet Calendar

  2. How-to: recycled origami hearts

    Origami hearts from recycled catalogsIn honor of Earth Day tomorrow, we came up with these adorable origami hearts made from our own catalogs. This recycled craft really says, “I heart the planet.” In just six simple steps you can fold old catalog and magazine pages, even shopping bags, into wonderful decorations. String a cluster of hearts from a tree branch, add them to gift wrapped packages, or send them in the mail with an earth-friendly greeting. When you learn how you can transform old materials, you’ll think twice before throwing anything away!

    – Claudia
    PS colors: curry & fuchsia
    Latest fave: Mini Magnolia Paper Flower Kit

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  3. Girls Night Out: Renew, Reuse, Recycle!

    Making paper flowersRecycled crafts

    Earth Day is April 22, and we have an eventful evening planned to celebrate. We’ll blend unique ways of being creative, with caring for the planet, in this years Girl’s Night Out: Renew, Reuse, Recycle! It’s the perfect combination of our classic crafting with a twist – using reclaimed catalogs, calendars and other papers to create origami paper wallets and fluttery paper flower notes with matching renewed envelopes.

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