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Welcome to Crafting with Crap

Crafting with Crap is all about sharing easy DIYs, a few of my go to places for supplies, the local makers and repairers I’ve met along the way plus here’s hoping I can inspire you to make crafty magic happen with your ‘junk’.

You in for some crafting with ‘crap’? Let’s turn trash into treasure together cause it’s pretty darn fun and awesome!

Let’s craft with crap

Here are some of my FAV repurposing projects to share cause sharing is caring.

DIY: Junk chair refresh

Ya just never know what a secondhand find can inspire like this beautiful upholstery fabric I bought at my local thrift store for $5.

DIY: Refashioned thrift vase

There are a few items you definitely need to hit up your local thrift store for… Frames, candle holders and vases.

DIY: Junk chair refresh

Ya just never know what a secondhand find can inspire like this beautiful upholstery fabric I bought at my local thrift store for $5.

DIY: Refashioned thrift vase

There are a few items you definitely need to hit up your local thrift store for… Frames, candle holders and vases.

DIY: Lavender sachet

Vintage fabric from your local thrift store is perfect for pillow covers, purses and it turns out lavender sachets!

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About Crafting with Crap

Crafting with Crap is a passion project of mine. Sharing the fun and ingenuity of making with junk. There’s so much awesomeness that can be crafted out of discarded, outlived items. Find out more…

What is crafting with crap?

Whether you’re trying to make on a budget, be sustainable or refashion old items, crafting with crap is what you’re doing. Find out more…

About Denise

I’m a North Vancouver based digital designer, community builder and crafty kind of gal. I’ve been hosting Crafternoons (upcycling workshops) via Thrifty By Design throughout Vancouver since 2012. Find out more…

Upcycling 101

Upcycling is making crafty magic happen. Simply you turn something discarded into a new and loved object. From rescuing items from your recycle bin, to refashioning a thrift store find – upcycling gives you the power to not only divert waste but also you hopefully buy less.

Let's Craft with Crap Together

Want to craft with crap? Not sure where to start? Hire me! I’ve taught a series of classes, hosted numerous Crafternoons, written tons of DIYs and have spoken to various groups about upcycling and the power of turning trash into treasure.

Kewl Peeps & Organizations

Here’s the dealio on where to go to source materials for your next upcycling project or places to go to get inspired. I’ve even included a few of my kewl local peeps for making, upcycling, repairing and repurposing.

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Get in Touch

Say hello . . . 604.354.5811
Drop me a line . . . denise@craftingwithcrap.com
Find me at . . . www.denisecorcoran.com
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