Reusing Calendar Pictures

A reader who can't bear to throw out her calendar pictures suggests several ways of recycling them.

| June/July 1998

  • calendar pictures - illustration of woman with umbrella floating above city
    Do you like old calendar pictures? Don't throw them away.
    Photo by Fotolia/mirabella

  • calendar pictures - illustration of woman with umbrella floating above city

How about some tips on recycling those pretty but outdated calendar pictures? You hate to throw them away, but just letting them lay there ends up creating clutter. Here are a few of my ideas!

Of course, there's the tried-and-true frame-and-hang. But how about going a step further? Take several of them, along with poems and/or words of wisdom, and mat them attractively — then frame and hang. Or take a bunch and make a hodgepodge willy-nilly calendar collage on a big piece of cardboard.

You can also frame them with pretty tape on the panes of glass from an old window or French door. Try recycling smaller ones into note cards. Or mix with beads, bells, and bows on fishing twine for a unique mobile. I just hate to throw them out!

Maida Rodgers
Farmington, AR








Mother Earth News Fair Schedule 2019

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Next: February, 16-17 2019
Belton, TX

Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some!

LEARN MORE






Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 64% Off the Cover Price

Money-Saving Tips in Every Issue!

Mother Earth NewsAt MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. You'll find tips for slashing heating bills, growing fresh, natural produce at home, and more. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.95 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.95 for 6 issues.

Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
International Subscribers - Click Here
Canadian subscriptions: 1 year (includes postage & GST).


Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter flipboard
Free Product Information Classifieds

}