Trash to Treasure: T-Shirts

T-Shirts: an essential of every minimalist’s life and one of the most ubiquitous event souvenirs. No matter how excited you were to receive that t-shirt, chances are that you have a drawer full of the same thing at home. Luckily, t-shirts are the base for a multitude of fun, functional and easy projects. Instead of adding to the thrift store’s stock or throwing them away, take a look at these ideas:

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Fabulous Fathers of the Animal Kingdom

With Father’s Day coming up, now is the perfect time to take a few minutes to learn about the fathers of the animal kingdom. From bullfrogs to penguins, here are a few dads that go above and beyond

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May 14, 2016

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Beautiful, Sustainable Style of Cork

Cork, most frequently associated with wine bottles, is stepping out into the world of fashion. But what exactly is cork? Is it sustainable? And, does it look good?

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Chinese New Year 2016: Will the Year of the Monkey Brings the Species Luck?

Occupying the 9th position in the Chinese Zodiac, the monkey is a smart, naughty, wily and vigilant animal.

Sadly, monkeys are subjected to cruel experiments, entertainment, food, and loss of habitat. During this Year of the Monkey, we’re putting a spotlight on the complex social relationships and the many trials of these primates.

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December 30, 2015

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Re-gifting Isn't As Rude As You Think

The big day is behind us and the holiday dust is finally settling. But through the process, you were on the receiving end of a few not-so-desirable gifts. Whether they are not to your taste or don’t fit with your ethics, the question now becomes: what to do with them? 

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Gift Cards Aren't All Bad (with this twist)

If you're like many people, you feel just a tiny bit guilty when you give someone a gift card. Gift cards, while handy, have a way of feeling impersonal to both the giver and the recipient. ("Oh, wow, a gift card. Thanks, sis!")

However, in a cool twist on this popular gift:  The key is to 

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December 16, 2015

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The Everlasting Gift of Experience

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. – Dr. Seuss.
 
They can be triggered by a scent. A song. A photograph.
 
In this week’s Compassionate Gift Giving series, we’re getting nostalgic for those random memories that make us smile and warm our hearts. We’re talking about the gift of experience.

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