Sierra Club
The Green Life  
Daily tips for doing good and living well from Sierra magazine


Harness the new year's momentum to transform your tired old stuff into fresh new creations. This week, we're providing ideas for craft projects to invigorate your 2012.

Tip #4: Make jewelry from credit or gift cards.

If you've resolved to spend less in 2012 or have simply drained all your holiday gift cards dry, now's a good time to cut up the plastic and make a unique piece of jewelry with it. With the help of a few tools, those expired credit cards, gift cards, and membership cards can be reincarnated as a bracelet or a pair of earrings. Now when's the last time bling actually helped your budget?

Tell us: How do you reuse plastic?

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