putting new ideas into action

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Since my visit to Chicago last month, I’ve been itching to experiment with some new materials. And I finally had a chance to put my new ideas into action with some reclaimed leather swatches I scored at a recent ZeroLandfill event.  I cut them into tiny strips, punched a row of holes and. . . .

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Can you guess what these scraps destined for a landfill became?

 

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My cutest batch of cosmetic bags yet!  Get yours before they’re all gone!

 

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Crystalyn Kae Brennan Crystalyn is a handbag designer in Brooklyn, NY. Her sustainable luxury handbags are made in USA with ethically-sourced leather and unique vintage fabrics. Read more »


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