Do you want to try bringing new life to old calendar pages? Find over 30 fun craft ideas below that are great for kids and adults alike. Make bows, stars, gift bags, ornaments, and more!
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.
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!
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.
Recycled thick Woolen Jumpers are used to create hanging basket liners. Follow these simple steps to create a hanging garden of your own. Fill it with herbs or flowers to create a riot of color.
Upcycling, or giving old items new life, is becoming increasingly popular as a way to keep items out of landfills. Learn how to turn crop jeans into a tote to get started!
Learn how saltwater, crayons, electricity, a hair dryer, and a bit of creativity can be used to etch a candy tin with the step-by-step text instructions and photos in this craft tutorial.
Learn how to custom paint leather shoes, boots or sandals successfully with acrylic paint and then how to trim and embellish them with rhinestones, faux gems, sequins and other fashion accents
Plastic bottle crafts for kids, preschoolers and adults. Craft project ideas using water and liter bottles. How to make crafts using plastic bottles. Recycle ideas for children. Make flowers, jewelry.
A great way to use old newspapers is to craft with them. In this article, you'll find ideas, pictures and links to great tutorials. There are some easy and fun crafts for kids too.
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.
I design hats for performance art and events. I've illustrated a how-to guide to help you make a Mad Hatter top hat. It's like in the story, but it uses upcycled materials found around the house.
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.
Jazz up your sofa and save an old pair of jeans from the landfill by making this adorable denim throw pillow cover. Easy step by step instructions and photos are provided.