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Craftastic. What to do with old envelopes?

For this crafty column, I show you how to turn seemingly useless and oft discarded envelopes into all sorts of useful lovely things.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Illustrations by Farzeen jabbar

Perhaps its because I’m getting older, perhaps I’m becoming more eccentric or perhaps its one too many glasses of wine but I am becoming increasingly intolerant of waste. The latest object of my ‘waste rage’ is envelopes. I am ‘online billed’ to my eyeballs, but I still seem to receive an avalanche of junk mail and catalogues for companies I’ve never heard of through the post. Its probably Facebook’s fault; selling my soul to Identity Theft R Us and

But before I retreat into an envelope and Facebook induced pit of fury, I’ll bring this baby back to the point.

What to do with those pesky envelopes?

According to the folk at Green Box Day the average British family throws… read more

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Jam jars

My second crafty recycle column looks at the humble jam jar and its many uses: Read on to get inspired and get them out of the recycling bin...

Written by Hannah Bullivant

My next project is not quite so ambitious or labour intensive as last weeks weatherproof bunting, but I want to include some easy instant ideas too. Jam jars have got […]

An interview with fashion designer Lu Flux

Katia Bololia interviews ethical fashion designer Lu Flux, 'London's newest one to watch' and finds out there's a good reason why...

Written by Katia Bololia

Illustration by Jenny Robins Lu Flux is one of the most interesting new British ethical fashion labels and one of the highlights in this year’s Estethica exhibition at London Fashion […]