FREE Crafting E-book!

I am so excited to share my latest ‘crafting’ project with y’all! Think of it as a Christmas gift for all who love to recycle, upcycle and craft! Technically the ‘craft’ project is a crafty book project and I am going to tell you all about it today. So read on and enjoy.

I have always been obsessed with coming up with new ideas on how to craft using items that are easily found around the house. If those items are ones that I was going to throw out, all the better. So I have been collecting things to use in projects for as long as I can remember. When I was really young my collection consisted of lots of boxes of all shapes and sizes that used to be turned into little cities, complete with shopping malls, hospitals and schools. As I grew up and learnt more about crafting I started saving gift wrap, old cards and Β any fun looking pieces of paper to make collages. Now I save everything from soda cans, packaging plastic, fabric scraps, old books, jars, gift wrap, beads, scratched cds, match boxes… The list goes on and on and on πŸ™‚

Recently I came up with some really cool project ideas that used mostly items that would normally be thrown into the trash. When I was done with these projects I decided I would put them together in an e-book to share with y’all. Read on to find out how you can get this e-book for FREE!

All you have to do is go to, and sign up to receive the book. We will email the link for the book to you and you can download the pdf version. The book itself is graphically intensive and so can’t be sent in an email. πŸ™‚

The book has lots of projects and lots of new techniques that you can try with soda cans, plastic packaging, fabric scraps and old cds to name a few!

Turn soda cans into jewelry and plastic packaging into necklaces. Turn old cds into novelty cards and so much else! It’s the perfect time to get this book and use it to make gifts and cards for all the people on your list. If you want more ideas do check out The Christmas Guide to Upcycling and Crafty Cans and Perplexing Plastic, both these books are also available for download on

Here is a detailed list of projects and a short review of the FREE e-book.

The Ultimate Guide to Upcycling is the only guide you’ll ever need to start the journey of green crafting!

Turn soda cans into jewellry and cards, turn cd cases into birthday cards, magazines into candles and scraps of cloth into artist trading cards.

Upcycling was never this cool and never this easy! Here are the list of projects that you get to make using this FREE e-book! Sign up below to get your copy completely FREE today!

  • Beads and Butterflies
  • Cards out of CDs
  • Comic Book Bracelets
  • Fabric ATCs
  • Fabric Inchies
  • Gift Bags
  • Metal Embossed Cards
  • Newspaper Flowers
  • Paper Candle Card
  • Pendant and Earrings
  • Paper Scraps into Cards
  • Using Upcycled Embellishments in Scrapbook Layouts
  • Vintage Pencil Holders
  • Dictionary Page Wall Art
  • Woven Fabric Bags
Go to right now to get your free copy. There are also a few other books that are available for download. Both are jam packed with techniques and projects.


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9 thoughts on “FREE Crafting E-book!

  1. Wow! Thanks for free book! Can’t wait to look through it! πŸ™‚


    • alteredfantasy

      You’re most welcome! Please feel free to pass on this information to all your blog followers as well. πŸ™‚


  2. Thanks for the Free E-book. I posted your link on my blog!


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  4. Jo

    Just downloaded your book! I have seen and used some of the techniques, but like to see them gathered. My favorite project in the book is the paper candle card–very cute.
    About spray painting the die cut metal and stiff plastic–do you use a special paint to get it to stick to the plastic and metal? I have all kinds of materials as I am a craft hoarder. I don’t have a die cut machine, but do have a small embossing machine.
    Thanks–I have bookmarked your site and will pass the word to crafty friends.


    • alteredfantasy

      Thanks Jo! I am so glad you enjoyed the book. I love the candle card too πŸ™‚ Yes, please do pass the word on. It would be great to have as many people as possible upcycling! Have an artsy day!


  5. Linda

    I have a few of your e books and absolutely love them. I have taught and designed projects for a several years and I am always looking for new ideas…thanks for supplying me with some great jumping off points!

    Thanks for sharing these techniques.

    Never stop experimenting….never stop learning


  6. i would love to get the free e booki


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