Buccaneer’s Box Learning Center

Buccaneer’s Box Learning Center

Memories of high sea adventures, collected bounty, and dreams: all placed in a treasure box. Shoe box with an attached lid Worn children’s treasure book pages Brass nail heads or thumbtacks Trim White glue and glue gun Brass handle and clasp Velcro tape   Here’s how: Cut, cover and glue pages to the exterior of shoe box Glue braid in place Glue nail heads or thumb tacks onto braid (cut nail head points if too long- an adult...

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Down Home Gee-Tar

Down Home Gee-Tar

Cereal box turns into music box. Whether it’s country music, rock and roll, or the Latin beat, let a budding musician strum their own tune and do it their way. Materials Needed for Down Home Gee-Tar: Cereal box Pole 6 silver keys Paint: brown, red and black 1 rubber valve seal 4 large color rubber bands 4 curlicue stickers 1 dowel 4 white nail heads Black cord Here’s how: Cut round hole in box Cut hole on top of box to slip pole...

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Book Mirror and Table

Book Mirror and Table

This project is part of the Goddess of Garbage’s re-design of the 4R Learning Center for Children at South San Francisco Scavenger Company.  Click here to read more about that! Materials Needed for Mirror and Table: Children’s worn book covers Green moss (fake) Glue gun Recycled wood, mirror, door and glass Paint for radiators Here’s how: Cut door to size of table top Cut and glue covers to wood frame and door Make sure you...

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So. San Francisco Scavenger Co. #1

So. San Francisco Scavenger Co. #1

The 4R Learning Center for Children at South San Francisco Scavenger Company is undergoing a complete re-design. The Goddess of Garbage created the original design for the popular children’s tutorial center more than ten years ago and it’s time for an upcycle, recycle, re-do of the Center and its pieces of recycled art. This is a work in progress and the Goddess will update you during each phase of the project. The overall design and recycled,...

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Sweet Keepers Cupcake Holders

Sweet Keepers Cupcake Holders

Start your party off with a big bang. Amaze and present your guests by serving classic confectionary cup cakes in these individual happy-looking holders, a delectable delight for children and adults. Materials Needed for Flower Arrangement: Yogurt container: one that resembles a cupcake shape (mine is from Trader Joe’s) 2 colors of crepe paper streamers (mine are lime green and shocking pink) Coordinating color ribbon 2 large cup holders 2...

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