Saturday, January 10, 2009

Frugal ...they call it green now


I gained a wonderful idea from Rhonda over at "down to Earth".
So I whipped these up this morning.
by using 1/8 th inch wide ribbon scraps the weight with toggle was .01 oz.
The weight of the plastic slightly moist was .01 oz
So no difference there.

The toggle will make the job quick for me.
Time is a value when you live from scratch.
That beautiful table topper is what Bren over at "Pieces of Me" quilted for me.
It is so pretty.

A bag of produce bags.
Added feature not extra plastic (at least not from me) in the land fill.
Just imagine if it caught on.
I will also get 5 cents from the store each time I use them. I made 6 of them differing sizes and all with 1/8 inch ribbons each a different color to add an easily way to see what I have.

I had a baggie ( ?now I'm thinking) :) of ribbon scraps.
Perhaps I will find more useful ideas for these little bags?????????????

2 comments:

Tracey McBride said...

I too made some of these amazingly simple net bags (idea borrowed from Rhonda Jean's site @ down to earth as well :). I love your idea of using them to store things other than produce and pantry items (i.e., your ribbon collection :). Thank you so much for sharing.
Warmly,
Tracey

Denise said...

You are very smart.

Older women likewise teach the younger women...

• how to love their husbands
• how to love their children
• how to be self-controlled
• how to be pure
• how to be keepers at home
• how to be kind and submissive (not subservient) to their own husbands. (See Titus 2:3-5)

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