Last week I asked for suggestions on how to reuse the lanyards you always get when attending conferences or exhibitions. They come in different colours and material - ribbon, cord and even shoe-lace type of material. It's such a waste to throw them away. Here are a few great suggestions from my readers:
a) KJ of Let's go fly a kite suggested using them as selvedges and not forgetting to save all the hardware that comes with the lanyards for zipper pulls, key fobs/key chains! :-)
b) Mezzy of Recycled, Repurposed, Renewed suggested sewing them together to make a belt
c) Nueyer from Angelhearts Crafts says she reuses them and DIYs her own name cards
d) Terriea of TerrieKwong uses them as bag straps if they're thick enough!
Other suggestions were camera straps, sewing them together to make place mats, roses and even being straps on old flip flops! Thank you to everyone for all the suggestions.
Here are some pics of what I made - actually I made a lot of things, but they are useful to me so I'm happy :-) I would like to thank my good friends, ML, J and MA for donating their old lanyards from the office - hugs to all of you!
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