Creativity, Events, Press, Upcycling/Creative Reuse

Glenmeadow Learning Participants Got Crafty

Think outside the dumpster.

That was one message that Amber Ladley had for the participants of “Inviting Creativity: A Crafty Workshop on the Benefits of Upcycling,” our last program in the fall Glenmeadow Learning series. Amber is a lifelong crafter, and before leading people in making a gratitude jar to hold special thoughts and memories, she talked with them about the importance of rescuing everyday items from the landfill by reusing them in creative projects. Continue reading “Glenmeadow Learning Participants Got Crafty”

Creativity, Events, Press, Upcycling/Creative Reuse, Workshops

Your Time: Kusudama workshop, Westhampton Public Library (Daily Hampshire Gazette)

Photos and text by Jerrey Roberts via The Daily Hampshire Gazette

Everyday waste materials, like newspapers, magazines, sheet music, calendars and discarded book pages, were given new life last week during a workshop using the Japanese paper art of kusudama, given by Amber Ladley of South Hadley, at the Westhampton Public Library.
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