Eco-Chic Challenge: Get Published

Debi Beard Videos

Whether you dumpster dive for trash like our dear friend Debi Beard, or you’ve already got an item collecting dust on your shelves that you could put to good use – we want to invite all of you green crafting connoisseurs  to crank up your creativity level with our Eco-Chic Challenge!

Our art team wants to see the most innovative way you can rescue and recreate an object whose fate was destined for the junk yard. We’re always accepting submissions for GreenCraft Magazine; but with this challenge, we’re curious to see what new and inventive ways our artists can come up with in their eco-crafting endeavors, for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate AND get published in an upcoming issue of GreenCraft.

Guidelines:

Option 1 Trash to Treasure:

1)      Use an item you already have in your possession that you’d otherwise throw out (an empty curly fry container, a handful of plastic grocery bags, or an In-N-Out drink holder.)

2)      Transform your trash into something truly innovative/fashionable/chic.

3)      Submit your finished piece to our art department. (Read detailed instructions here.)

*Deadline: June 15th

 

Option 2 Wasteland Rescue:

1)      Use an item that that you’ve recovered from the wasteland (an old skateboard, a rusty bike, old cell phone parts.)

2)      Transform it into something completely new/unique/functional.

3)      Submit your finished piece to our art department. (Read detailed instructions here.)

*Deadline: June 15th

 

Prize:

Our top 3 picks of the most innovative and stylish submissions will each receive a prize of a $25 gift certificate and shout outs on our social media sites!

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To get your creative juices flowing, browse through these previously published garbage to grand transformations and get a better idea of what we’re looking for!

 

Trash to Treasure:

Upcycled Color Catcher Sachets

laundry recycle

DIY Herb Caddy

drink holder

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Wasteland Rescues:

Super chic: A pretty pistachio shell necklace

pistachio shell necklace

 

 

So clever! Children’s toys made from an old skateboard

toy cars

 

GreenCraft

*Reminder: Even if you don’t land in the top prize spot, you’re submission will automatically have a chance at being featured in the upcoming issues of GreenCraft Magazine – so we urge and encourage all of you to submit your projects. :)

 

 

Comment below: To inspire some ingenious ideas, please share what material you think would be the most interesting to see in an eco-chic project. For example, we once had an artist create pretty pendants and fashionable earrings from bike tires!

 

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Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2013 @ 3:44 pm
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11 Responses to “Eco-Chic Challenge: Get Published”

  1. Ellen says:

    oooh, love this challenge!
    :D
    Thank you-off to dumpster dive-lol!
    Actually I am working on an item now
    that would or could be trash…

  2. Ellen says:

    Hi Bethany,
    I am using the subscription cards inside magazines.
    The other day at a local book store, my daughter and I were browsing a few fitness issues, of course after at getting our fill of inspiration from Stampington issues. Well, all these subscription cards fell out on the floor. I grabbed them and tucked them in my purse. I have an unique idea, actually several, but I am going with the first one. I will do a blog post and link it, when I finish. I think my daughter will love my idea-she inspired it :D @>——-

    • Bethany says:

      Oh how fun! I can’t wait to see it and I’m sure you’re daughter will be delighted! Will you send in your project to us too? I sure hope so. <3

  3. Lisa M says:

    Wonderful challenge. I have several items sitting around that are waiting to be transformed. Thank you for the motivation! :)

  4. debi beard says:

    thanks for featuring my projects again, :) this is a such great idea and contest. I love GreenCraft and will share this with my creative friends!

  5. Karen says:

    I love Debi Beard and she shared this contest with me. I am professional dumpster diver. I love to give junk new life, and I really love to see what others do with it too.

    • Bethany says:

      Awesome! We love Debi Beard too. Any friend of hers is a friend of ours. We’d LOVE to see what you do to prettify old junk…hope to see your submission. :)

  6. Ellen says:

    Yes, I will ;D
    Happy weekend to you~
    ATB

  7. Sue says:

    I am all inspired to take this challenge now. I had the great pleasure of meeting Debi Beard a couple of weeks ago when I was visiting southern Cali. I loved her before I met her, more so afterwards. She is a sweet soul and so generous with her artistic ideas. Don’t you just love her videos? Anyway, I’m thinking I will do something with the tiny medicine ampules and vials from the hospital where I work. they throw these little treasures away. Thank you for the challenge!

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Debi Beard Videos

Whether you dumpster dive for trash like our dear friend Debi Beard, or you’ve already got an item collecting dust on your shelves that you could put to good use – we want to invite all of you green crafting connoisseurs  to crank up your creativity level with our Eco-Chic Challenge!

Our art team wants to see the most innovative way you can rescue and recreate an object whose fate was destined for the junk yard. We’re always accepting submissions for GreenCraft Magazine; but with this challenge, we’re curious to see what new and inventive ways our artists can come up with in their eco-crafting endeavors, for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate AND get published in an upcoming issue of GreenCraft.

Guidelines:

Option 1 Trash to Treasure:

1)      Use an item you already have in your possession that you’d otherwise throw out (an empty curly fry container, a handful of plastic grocery bags, or an In-N-Out drink holder.)

2)      Transform your trash into something truly innovative/fashionable/chic.

3)      Submit your finished piece to our art department. (Read detailed instructions here.)

*Deadline: June 15th

 

Option 2 Wasteland Rescue:

1)      Use an item that that you’ve recovered from the wasteland (an old skateboard, a rusty bike, old cell phone parts.)

2)      Transform it into something completely new/unique/functional.

3)      Submit your finished piece to our art department. (Read detailed instructions here.)

*Deadline: June 15th

 

Prize:

Our top 3 picks of the most innovative and stylish submissions will each receive a prize of a $25 gift certificate and shout outs on our social media sites!

***

To get your creative juices flowing, browse through these previously published garbage to grand transformations and get a better idea of what we’re looking for!

 

Trash to Treasure:

Upcycled Color Catcher Sachets

laundry recycle

DIY Herb Caddy

drink holder

***

Wasteland Rescues:

Super chic: A pretty pistachio shell necklace

pistachio shell necklace

 

 

So clever! Children’s toys made from an old skateboard

toy cars

 

GreenCraft

*Reminder: Even if you don’t land in the top prize spot, you’re submission will automatically have a chance at being featured in the upcoming issues of GreenCraft Magazine – so we urge and encourage all of you to submit your projects. :)

 

 

Comment below: To inspire some ingenious ideas, please share what material you think would be the most interesting to see in an eco-chic project. For example, we once had an artist create pretty pendants and fashionable earrings from bike tires!

 

Photo credits:

 

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