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Upcycle Ideas wanted - expandable coupon file [message #820911] Mon, 04 December 2017 16:53 Go to next message
Jamie
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Registered: April 2005
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I have an envelope size expandable coupon file container with a rubber band & button type closure. You can still find these for sale in some grocery stores.

An old one is in my car holding all my pertinent car information.

In the day and age of smart phones, there's absolute zero need for coupon containers in my life. (TBH, I never paper coupon'd well.)

It is in such good shape, however, that I'm really not desiring to toss it and thought you ladies may have already found another upcycle use for them in your own lives. Perhaps something homeschool related? Another organizer of sorts? Spill! Tell me you ideas, please.


Peace
Re: Upcycle Ideas wanted - expandable coupon file [message #820913 is a reply to message #820911 ] Mon, 04 December 2017 17:43 Go to previous messageGo to next message
PamE
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Registered: April 2005
Location: AZ (but it's a DRY heat!)
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Maybe use it for those special papers Jonah does that you want to keep?


I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. ~Phil 3:13-14~
Re: Upcycle Ideas wanted - expandable coupon file [message #820914 is a reply to message #820913 ] Mon, 04 December 2017 20:11 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Tracy in Peru  is currently offline Tracy in Peru
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Location: Trujillo, Peru
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The kids each have one for their art projects. When it is full, they have to cull through.

I use one for our medical receipts before I submit them. I love that it is closed and I don't have to worry about them being shuffled and lost.


In Him--Tracy
Re: Upcycle Ideas wanted - expandable coupon file [message #820920 is a reply to message #820911 ] Tue, 05 December 2017 20:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Jamie
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Registered: April 2005
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It's a bit small for Jonah's artwork, unfortunately. I ended up with a flat box storage option for those.


Peace
Re: Upcycle Ideas wanted - expandable coupon file [message #820960 is a reply to message #820911 ] Tue, 19 December 2017 18:43 Go to previous message
Leigh  is currently offline Leigh
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Registered: April 2005
Location: Tennessee
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Upcycling doesn't always mean reusing the thing as-is. Sometimes it means upcycling the pieces as parts of other things. Maybe the accordian sides work for one project. Maybe the latch works for something else.


Leigh
Tennessee

"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

~~Benjamin Franklin

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