AUSTIN, Texas, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Altered Upcycling is a green crafting company that promotes upcycling and green crafting tips, tricks and tutorials. The company has developed several books (all available on Amazon under Mahe Zehra) that teach the reader how to incorporate upcycling and recycling in their arts and crafts projects. The goal is to save the planet one craft project at a time.
There are multiple ways you can become part of this green crafting adventure.
Altered Upcycling has a website that is updated regularly with new content, competitions and free goodies. They offer lots of e-books and videos that teach everything from card making to mixed media art to doll making using recyclable materials. You can sign up for a free e-book on their website homepage www.alteredupcycling.com.
Altered Upcycling also has several books for sale on Amazon and runs free promos regularly. Their e-book Crafty Cans and Perplexing Plastic is on free promo from Tuesday, 25th June 2013 to Thursday 27th June 2013. To download your free copy in the US visit http://www.amazon.com/Crafty-Cans-Perplexing-Plastic-ebook/dp/B006T37JJW/ref=la_B0077MUSYW_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1371996396&sr=1-5 and for the UK visit http://www.amazon.co.uk/Crafty-Cans-Perplexing-Plastic-ebook/dp/B006T37JJW/ref=la_B0077MUSYW_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1371996396&sr=1-5.
This Kindle book focuses on making amazing cards, gifts, home decor items and jewelry out of recycled materials, more specifically soda cans and plastic packaging. The reader will see that even though the materials are few and simple the projects that are made using them are beautiful and unique. Readers will learn different tips, tricks and techniques to turn soda cans and plastic packaging into handmade gifts. Every project is illustrated with images and step-by-step instructional text.
To help everyone lead a 'greener' life, Altered Upcycling is giving this book for free for a limited time only. If you're interested make sure to download the book from the 25th-27th of June 2013. Even if you don't own a Kindle you can still get the free e-book and use the free Kindle reader applications for other tablets and PCs.
Creating upcycled items with the use of discarded materials is not difficult at all. Altered Upcycling provides lots and lots of inspiration on their website, their blog, and their Facebook page, for free. To join in the upcycling and green crafting adventure all you have to do is sign up at www.alteredupcycling.com.
About the Founder/Author: Mahe Zehra Husain (MZ) is a mathematician by training and an artist by nature. She has completed her Masters in Operations Research from The University of Texas at Austin, works at a software house and plays with her art supplies! She loves to see things in a different light and is an avid altered artist who is constantly looking for ways to upcycle all the trash around her in an attempt to make the world greener one small craft project at a time. Join her on her upcycling adventures at www.alteredupcycling.com!
Visit the official website at http://www.alteredupcycling.com/.