As you can imagine, I’m a kind of out of the box type of person. I am always looking at normal everyday items and thinking about how or what I could do with them differently.
You will often find me in my studio and not in my kitchen. Cookie cutters and chocolate molds are just not in my vocabulary. However, upcycling is.
Upcycling is a new term being used in the art world and one of my new favorite things to do. According to Wikepedia it’s the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value.
So in my craft crazy mind I concocted some great Chanukah projects using items that are in your regular everyday kitchens, just using them a little……differently. Check ’em out!
For the past 12 years, Abbey Wolin has been bringing creativity back to the classroom. She has held positions as a regular ed and special education teacher in various schools and yeshivos. She is currently the lead designer and founder of Not 2 Shabbey. A company specializing in hand painted personalized gifts. You can reach Abbey Wolin at firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting not2shabbey.com.