Mylar Flowers

Mylar Flowers

Based on the traditional folded tissue or crepe paper method, this flower was made using donated Mylar sheeting (a factory overrun) and a pipe cleaner. Repurpose almost any kind of pliable sheeting to create decorative flowers for parties and celebrations. STEP 1 Cut and stack multiple pieces of rectangular shaped sheeting.  The bigger the...

Journal Sketchbook

Journal / Sketchbook

Repurpose paper scraps, fabric and yarn to create your own personal journal or sketchbook. All you need is some stationery, card stock or construction paper, fabric, yarn, a hole punch and scissors. STEP 1 Cut and stack multiple rectangular shaped sheets of paper.   Used here are 8.5” x 11” pieces of stationary and one...

Make A Mask

Make A Mask!

Create a spooky mask! Masks can be made with recycled materials like cardboard, egg cartons and bottle caps. And they look great! The mask pictured was inspired by the Sand Worm monster in the movie Beetlejuice. It’s “skin” is made out of egg cartons. Its eyes are made out of jar lids, with beads...

Fun with Puppets

Fun With Puppets!

There are countless ways to make a puppet! One fun way with tinkering is using found objects to create a character. In the reDiscover Center warehouse there are several eye catching items; colorful electrical wire for hair, corks for ears, old washers for eyes, flexible metal tubing for legs, bottle caps for shirt buttons,...

Pantea Shakib

Pantea Shakib

Board President Pantea is a passionate mom to three boys. The founder of Ask Panta, a strategic consultancy, she draws on 20 years experience analyzing and streamlining businesses for growth, including product development and national branding. When not tinkering with businesses, she loves to tinker and build with her husband and kids. One of...

Kim Ayres

Kim Ayers

Board Member Kim has been a lifelong crafter, and being a direct descendant of the inventor of the spring balance which revolutionized Swiss watchmaking history, has a penchant for making things from tiny objects. Her dedication towards recycling, reusing and recrafting lead her to join the Board in 2014 and because she can type...

Lynne B. Clark

Lynne B. Clark

Board Member Lynne B. Clark has been working in Los Angeles’ non-profit sector for nearly three decades. Following her tenure as Director of Development at UCLA’s Fowler Museum (1997-2008) she began her own fundraising consultant business where she specializes in working with community-based arts organizations. During this time, she has served as a grant...

Aaron Kramer

Aaron Kramer

Board Member Aaron has been actively involved with reDiscover since 2009 and joined the board in 2015. He has had art shows in the gallery space, exhibiting works of collage and sculptures that feature recycled and reclaimed materials. He had been the Senior lead instructor for the first two years of Tinkering School LA,...

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