Thursday, January 29, 2015

Happy Valentines to All Our Friends On Earth!

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A whole lot of love for all our friends on EARTH today!
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See all the great green valentines articles, ideas, crafts and fun we have for you in our Planetpals Valentines Journal
http://www.planetpals.com/green-valentines-day.html

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

You're Going To Love These Eco Friendly Valentine Wreath Ideas!

Planetpals Loves Valentines Day And Loves Making It Greener

Valentines craft wreaths that are Green.  Recycle and upcycle diy wreath ideas you will love!

What better way to decorate for Valentines Day than with a big green wreath!  Repurpose surplus craft materials and other unused items you may already have.  It's that simple!  Just use your imagination and some familiar objects and you can make a wreath everyone will LOVE!

A great way to recycle ribbon scraps.The girl creative.com
Natural twig wreath with little hearts from www.thecardswedrew.com
Paper hearts make a clever wreath.  Use old greeting cards, wrap, scrapbooking paper scraps. from  www.thehybridchick.com
Playing card wreath - perfect reuse for an old deck of cards from www.planetpals.com
Wreath from repurpose wine corks from www.refabdiaries.com
Fabric or t shirt scraps sew simple! From ritamay-days.blogspot.com
Vintage ads, music sheets, photocopies in black and white.  From http://inspireco.blogspot.com
Christmas balls.  You must have some surplus!  from Dime Store Thrift.com
Vinatge cards and images, music sheets, flowers and fabric.  Romantic. From www.scrapbookgraphics.com
Great idea to resuse or cherish keepsake valentine cards. from Ribbons.com
Button or beads recycle.  A Jewel of an idea.from Craftsncoffee.com
Valentine pin ups! Put it on your door, wall or frame it in a board. Use it as a valentine cards holder. From www.funfamilycrafts.com


Sunday, January 11, 2015

A Sweet Valentine Treat For All Our Pals On Earth!

Love, Love , Love




Peaceful loves Planetpals valentine crafts cards for everyone

For Valentine's Day, Planetpals has lots of Love, Peace And Sweet Goodies for all our PALS around the world!  
It's all wrapped up in the Green Valentine's Journal, with an Exclusive Collection of Green Valentine Holiday Ideas, Tips, Crafts for Valentine's Day, White Day and Love Days around the world.
Here is a small taste of what you will find: 
  • Free Planetpals MYO Valentines Download
  • Edible Food Crafts 4 the Valentines 
  • Valentine / Love Recycle Crafts
  • Make a Gift-Recycle Crafts
  • Make Your Own Gift Boxes From Recycled Materials
  • Make Your Own Paper - Valentine
  • Recycle Flowers-How to dry them
  • Valentine! E tips
  • Say "I love You" in Any Language
  • Join Peacepal and Share The Love
  • The History Of Valentines Day
  • How We Celebrate Valentines Around the World
  • Have a Green Valentine Party
  • The 4 R's of Gift Wrapping - Wrap Gifts the Recycled Way
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Thursday, January 8, 2015

Get Crafty With Greeting Cards

Give new life to old greetings

Get Crafty With Greeting Cards Repurpose and Recycle!
Get Crafty With Greeting Cards Repurpose and Recycle!

So, you have a slew of cards left over from the holidays.
Old greeting cards can be repurposed into a multitude of useful and decorative items to enjoy throughout the year.  Whether they are holiday-themed greeting cards or general everyday cards, such as Mother's Day, Birthday, or Valentines,  you can cut, glue and recreate them into new objects.  With the leftovers you can make recycled paper to make new cards.

Here is a fun list of DIY Crafts you and your family can make: 
  • Magnets
  • Placemats
  • Gift Tags
  • Journal Covers
  • Bookmarks
  • Collages
  • Frames
  • Postcards
  • Recipe cards 
  • Scrap Booking 
  • Greeting Card Wreaths
  • Ornaments
  • Advent Calender for Next Year
  • Framed Holiday Art 
  • Mobiles 
  • Garland
  • Doll House Art
  • Small Git Boxes 
  • Decoupage Crafts
  • Candle Luminaries using a repurposed jar or vase
  • Pencil Holder
  • Jewelry
  • Rolled Paper Crafts
  • Make a card scrapbook
  • Recycled Paper
Greeting Card Wreath.  Cut cards into simple shapes like, holly, hearts for Valentines Day, Candles for Birthdays, Circles, Squares or Triangles. 
Greeting Card Wreath.
   
Mount them onto paper or cut them into shapes and make Gift Cards 
recycled greeting card crafts to make gift Tags
   
Cut them up and make mobiles or garland.  Whether you make tree garland or Christmas or decorative garland for a birthday party the cards will make any event more festive 
recycled greeting card crafts to make tree garland
Make ornaments out of your favorite cards. There are an array of 3d oranments you can turn those old cards into, everything from squares to geodesic domes.  Glue them or sew them together. Try origami.
recycled greeting card crafts to make hanging Christmas Ornaments or mobiles

Laminate a collage of cards to make a placemat.  You can use these for years to come. 
recycled greeting card crafts to make a Placemat

Make an advent calendar for nest year or a countdown to a kids birthday! There are a lot of solutions from covered boxes to clothespin advents
recycled greeting card crafts to make an advent calendar

DIY Boxes for small gifts or make a mobile by stringing several of them. Download a slew of patterns.
   
DIY Make your own paper.  Just recycle any paper products to make paper.

For more ideas see Planetpals Pinterest Board: 

greeting card recycled ideas pinterest

Recycle Gift Wrap & Cards: Make recycle giftwrap or greeting cards, or things with them!  For any occasion. Christmas, New Years, Valetines Day, Easter, Eid, Kwanza, Hanukah, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Birthday, Anniversary, Any Holiday!

For more great ideas see Planetpals RECYCLE GREETING CARDS Idea Board on Pinterest.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

These Snowmen and Snow Sculptures Are Snow Much Fun!

Make the best of that snowstorm.  These clever people did!

20 of the best snow sculptures we could find!

As a lot of the world prepares for snowstorms this winter, I thought it would be fun to take a look at the fun that snow can bring! 

The best ever Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
I have fond memories of snowmen, snow forts and my mother making us snow desert with snow, lemons and sugar.  Think of this as a chance to have fun with friends, cuddle up with family and maybe even amuse neighbors.
With that in mind, Happy SNOW!  We hope our Pals have only snow and no snags from the impending storm.  
So, snuggle up and enjoy these ideas for snow, they are a natural:
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Snow much love
Snow angel Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Snow Angel
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Snow Sculpture

Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Snow Stone 
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Snow Thinker
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Cool Cat! 
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Upside Down Snowman
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Oh Snow! What Happened? 
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Oops! There's SNOW Head.
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Snow Wave. Hello Snow!
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Hello Snow Kitty 
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Snow Hockey 
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Thumbs up for snow
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Snow Family
Car in snow
Oops poops!
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Snow Bob Square Pants
Snow much love
Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Snow Monster


Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
The Snow Police
The best ever Snow sculptures, snowmen, snowman ideas, snow fun, snowy day, snow play
Snow Cool

Looking for some other Snow Activities?  A great selection of ideas to make the snow even more fun!


Get prepared for that storm!  Prepare for it Whether you are preparing for a natural disaster or trying to recover from a recent disaster, there are quite a few things you should know.