Upcycling – Turn Junk Mail Into Jewelry with Melissa Ramos

Upcycling – Turn Junk Mail Into Jewelry with Melissa Ramos

Your mailbox is a mine that is full of fabulous gems. Learn how to make jewelry out of restaurant menus, travel brochures, coupons and magazines. 

Class 1: Rolling Out The Gems - Necklaces
Learn how to create the basic building blocks of necklaces, belts and bracelets using Crazy Glue, a chopstick and junk mail.

Class 2: Jewelry with a Twist - Earrings
Design unique earrings using the fashion ads.

Class 3: Coasters and More
Create colorful coasters for your coffee table using old restaurant menus and magazine pages.

Class 4: An Ear For Style - Headpieces
Turn those heavy, glossy real estate post cards or political mailings into perfectly pretty head wear.



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