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Weddings + Creative Reuse: A perfect marriage

Many customers have come to the Resource Exchange looking for reclaimed décor and craft materials for their weddings—and also donated materials for reuse after their weddings. Using reclaimed items in a wedding not only reduces the event’s environmental footprint, but makes it more unique, creative, and personal (and of course, cost-effective!). When her best friend recently got married, re staffer Laura combed the store for reclaimed items to give the wedding a personal (and green!) touch.    This reclaimed gold frame served a dual purpose at the wedding. It framed the welcome sign (painted on salvaged foam core with acrylic paint … Continue reading

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Reclaimed Moulding Gets A Wedding Makeover

Re customer and professional upcycler, Tiffany Threadgould, recently purchased unfinished moulding and reworked it into a massive standing frame for a wedding. The frame, decorated with paper flowers, was used as a ceremony backdrop and again as a photo booth prop at the reception! See the photo below for a cute dog in a party hat and for a look at the frame once it was painted gold. Tiffany added vibrant paper flowers in a variety of sizes and patterns to match the flowers and color scheme of the wedding. The frame was clearly a hit at the ceremony and at … Continue reading

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