Upcycle to create 35 stunning pieces of jewelry and accessories.
Discover how to take something that was destined for the trash can and give it a new purpose, transforming it into something beautiful. Expert crafter Linda Peterson shows you 35 creative ways to upcycle soda can tabs, zippers, plastic, bike chains, inner tubes, and more. From a stylish soda can tab belt to a pretty gold zipper bracelet, and from stamped plastic earrings to a chunky bike chain bangle, there’s plenty here to inspire you to get crafting. Every project has clear step-by-step photographs to guide you, and a basic techniques section covers all you’ll need to know.
Linda Peterson has been a professional award-winning arts and crafts designer for the past 20 years, and is known for her unique eye for detail. Her dazzling designs have appeared in numerous magazines and advertising campaigns. Her previous books include 'Paracord Jewelry', ‘Upcycled Jewelry’, ‘Creative Ideas to Organize Your Home’, ‘How to Make Polymer Clay Beads’ and ‘Art + Life Combined’, all published by CICO Books. She lives in Missouri, USA.