Here's a unique idea for turning a plastic soda bottle into a gift box. These step-by-step instructions will help you upcycle an old plastic bottle into something special.
Combine old and new to create a stunning clock wreath in celebration of National Book Lovers Day! All you need is a book or two, some craft supplies, an old smartphone if you happen to have one, and this step-by-step tutorial.
Learn how to use recyclable and discarded plastic packaging to mold fiberglass and cast resin objects.
Why buy flower pots when you can make your own—and design them as well? If you're feeling encouraged go DIY during a pandemic, this article shows you how to recycle and repurpose a food can into a planter. A very relaxing project, especially during self-quarantine.
Do you have a sentimental sweater you no longer wear? Maybe it's a gift from Valentines Day, Halloween, Christmas, or any other special occasion. Take it out of storage and make it into a pillow that you can use in the appropriate season.
Reuse your old incandescent light bulbs to make adorable Christmas ornaments.
Feel good about supporting the Earth by re-using glass jars in these fun, simple, and creative ways!
If you're a crafter, don't throw out tissue boxes. I never throw something out without wondering how I might be able to reuse or repurpose it. This is exactly what happened when I went to throw a tissue box in the recycling bin.
Tea bag embroidery is simple and fun. It is another way to repurpose a tea bag into a beautiful art project. The possible stain colors and embroidery designs are endless. This craft is suitable for any skill level.
I've seen pictures in random shapes since I was a very little girl. It was fun to look at the clouds and find a bunny or a butterfly. I think we've all played this game. Recently I noticed shapes that a wet tea bag left on paper. I've traced the shapes and made amazing pictures out of them.
Since I was very little I loved to upcycle random objects. As an adult, I find that recycling brings out my creativity. Upcycling and creating art with used tea bags has been incredibly satisfying. Tea bag roses are organically beautiful and so easy to make.
Every time I threw out a tea bag, I felt guilty. So I started saving the used ones in a bowl. I noticed the tea stain on a raspberry zinger herbal tea bag one day. It was pink, pretty and reminded me of a rose petal. It was the first of many tea bag art ideas.
Our upcycled do-it-yourself lemonade stand with step-by-step instructions for making it.
Don't throw out those old jeans and fabric scraps. Repurpose them into this cute and festive table runner. The entire project only takes a few hours. Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photos are included.
Repurpose glass jars with metal lids into fabulous coin banks, tip jars, and donation jars. In this tutorial you will learn how to punch a rectangle slot into a metal lid using basic hand tools. No power tools required!
When searching for new craft supplies, look at your unused picture frames for inspiration! Learn how to use picture frames and some other basic materials to create this festive fall door decoration!
It's not easy to recycle old tapes, but they can be repurposed. Here are some ways to upcycle old audio and VHS tapes.
Want to feel like you're at the beach everyday? Make this bright and cheerful beach themed welcome sign for your home! This project is easy and uses a basic frame, some wood pieces, paint, and ribbon.
For years we have looked at a clock on our wall and time has stood still. The clock was broken. Today, I purchased a clock kit and cut a photo for the face... Here's how I went about it.
Sock snowmen are fun and easy to make for Christmas and the winter season. This tutorial includes directions for making three different sock snowmen projects, with their cozy clothes and accessories.
This cute snowman and Santa figure are fun to make for the holidays. Using recycled salt and pepper shakers for the bodies, their costumes can be created from whatever materials you have on hand.
This adorable snowman wreath will welcome your guests and compliment your holiday decor! It's simple to create, using items you already have on hand.
Turn any gift box and lid into a festive holiday floral arrangement and a special Christmas tree decoration with just a few supplies, some creativity, and some holiday spirit!
You can make or repurpose a birdhouse into a beautiful planter or flower vase for your home or garden. With a few charming details, these birdhouses can add a decorative touch to any yard or home.
Quick and easy ideas for reusing and repurposing your Christmas decorations around your home all year round. Stop packing away your favorite holiday ornaments and use them everyday!
Repurpose your favorite old sweaters by turning them into cute Christmas tree ornaments! This is a great way to recycle your clothing into unique holiday decorations for your Christmas tree and home.
Don't throw away all those brightly colored plastic bags you get. Recycle them and embellish a straw bag with flowers to give it a little bit of a retro look. This easy-to-follow tutorial will show you how.