Teabags are incredibly versatile as craft paper. I didn’t realize how many times I could repurpose teabags until I started using them in my art projects. Faux teabag leather was certainly not on my radar, but I love how this art hack turned out.
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.
Looking to find out how you can repair broken glass, ceramics, or pottery with kintsugi? In this instruction guide, you'll learn how to do just that.
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 to go DIY, this article shows you how to recycle and repurpose a food can into a planter. A very relaxing project.
Do you have a sentimental sweater or sweatshirt 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.
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 or poke a rectangular slot into a metal lid using basic hand tools. No power tools required!
Duct tape art is a creative form that uses tape as the main medium of design. It is practical at home and requires a few basic skills. Tape art is fun, unique, and easy to make!
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!
Make a bright and cheerful beach-themed welcome sign for your home! It's very 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 did it.
Here's a quick and easy weekend crafting project: turn a used hardcover notebook into a scratch pad of recycled office paper.
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.
How to upcycle and repurpose an old wooden tool chest to a sewing box. This guide will add wheels and a seat for easier storage under a table when not in use. This box can be multi-functional by doubling up as a stool.
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 a gift box and lid into a holiday floral arrangement and Christmas tree decoration with a few supplies, some creativity, and 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.