This wreath has a special folded ribbon detail that makes this decoration eye-catching and unique. This design is easy and you can use any combination of ribbons to match your décor or the season.
Use antique ceiling tin to make an attractive wall hanging. Using salvaged material is a sustainable practice and can add a unique decorative touch to your home. This simple project is easy to do.
Love beaded curtains and want to make your own? Here are some fun ways to make your own beaded curtains from things you may have laying around the house. You won't believe what some of these things are.
Making a book sculpture is a fun, easy process, and you probably already have almost everything you need sitting around your house!
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.
Unless you do your own canning, you probably don't have mason jars lying around. This is a semi-quick way to add rustic elegance to jars you already own.
This wine cork birdhouse can be used indoors or outdoors. This birdhouse adds decoration on an apartment balcony or in a tree at your cottage. Easy wine cork craft, your kids can have fun building.
This article is about ways to reuse empty pill bottles. It includes basic ways to reuse and recycle them as well as craft projects with pill bottles. There are lots of photos, links, and other resources.
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!
Making crafts out of aluminum cans is a great way to recycle so they don't end up in landfills. This is a round-up of several easy aluminum can craft ideas and tutorials.
This article is a big round up of coaster tutorials. It includes coaster tutorials for fabric, tile, and more. There are links and photos for all of these tutorials with additional resources for some of them.
Add glamour to an old pair of shoes and save them from the landfill: apply micro-glitter and not only rescue but upcycle your shoes. It's easy AND fun! Use this procedure for many different crafts!
Learn how to make this super cute bling-covered contact lens case with this easy, step-by-step tutorial. I have also included some clever ideas for alternate uses for your new sparkly case.
If you have kids, you probably end up with lots of crayon bits that are messy and too small to be useful. Don't throw them out! There are tons of fun and beautiful crafts you can make with them.
DIY wood pallet craft project ideas. Craft ideas for repurposing old wood pallets: wine rack, coffee table, wall art, bed, couch, signs, and more.
These four tin cans were plain metal cans in a former life. I've given them a tin can makeover in order to reuse them as "caddies" for all sorts of household and craft items. I can use them here at home or even give some as inexpensive Christmas...
Turn a thrift-store find into a jewelry case using some paint, stencils, scrapbook paper, and vintage postcards! This tutorial is simple to follow and easy to customize to fit your style!
Repurposed old windows make a unique collage picture frame for wedding photos, family snapshots, kid school pictures, and much more.
After all your day trips to the beach there seems to be a collection of shells lying around. These 10 easy shell crafts will turn your beach treasures into works of art!
Each year, 58 billion disposable coffee cup sleeves are tossed out. Learn how to save your fingers and the environment by taking the time to make your own reusable coffee sleeve. Easy to make and customize, a reusable coffee sleeve also makes a great homemade gift.
Discover an easy way to upcycle old t-shirts by making t-shirt yarn for knitting, crocheting, and crafting projects.
Do you have old t-shirts lying around at home? Recycle them into clothing and accessories with these craft projects and ideas.
Learn how to hand sew a simple zipped bra bag. Save money with this very easy upcycling sewing project idea - great for beginners! The bra bag is durable and is upcycled from an old pillowcase.
Chocolate can inspire many creative projects. How would you like to have a phone cover made using chocolate packaging and Duck Tape?
Have you got a box of old cassette tapes from the 1970s and 1980s? Here are some whacky and unusual ideas to upcycle them.
Those poor leftover and lonely socks without a purpose after the dryer eats its mate! Here are 5 genius life hacks and ideas that actually work to give purpose to those socks!
With a few supplies, you can turn an old rubber boot that was headed for the dumpster into a cute and practical flower planter. Add a little whimsy to your garden with this recycled boot flower pot.
The old books that you have hidden away somewhere, forgotten and unloved, could be a source of cash as some, particularly old children's books, might be collectables. Here's how you should treat them.
Make this upcycled patriotic wreath by repurposing a pool noodle, a blouse, old jeans, some buttons, and a plastic bowl. Beautiful on any door, it's easy to do with this step-by-step tutorial.
Best Out of Waste craft idea for all: Follow these steps to turn materials that you would otherwise recycle or throw out into a beautiful wall hanging.
Turn that pile of sentimental t-shirts saved from trips, school, family, clubs ect that are stashed in your bottom drawer into keepsake T-Shirt Pillows and put them on display for all to enjoy.
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.
Get organized with this easy DIY! These step-by-step instructions will show you how to make a magazine holder out of a cereal box.
If you love making things and experimenting with different materials, this article provides some basic tips for working with old DVDs and will give you some ideas on craft items to make or decorate.
Have you ever wondered how to make a cute bottle cap pendant? Not only are they adorable, but they are also very easy to make. Let's get started!
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.
Problems of cutting hard cheeses and illustrated step-by-step how-to upcycle guide to make a cheese cutter from repurposing a hacksaw blade and making a cheeseboard to match from recycled wood.
How-to Guide on making a sofa tables on a low budget by repurposing an old oak valet stand, and by recycling wood from solid teak French doors to make a second one to the same design.
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!
Don't throw away all those brightly colored plastic bags you get. Recycle them and embellish a straw bag to give it a little bit of a retro look. This easy to follow tutorial will show you how.
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.
Are you ready to work your way through your stash of unused craft supplies? Here's the first project in my attempt to use up all my art supplies before I buy more materials: ladybug fridge magnets.
DIY garden plant container makes a great spice garden for your kitchen or used in a child’s room to grow a sweet potatoe vine. The uses for this cork DIY plant container are endless. Fun, easy craft!
Mason jar crafts are becoming increasingly popular. There are so many things you can do with these simple glass jars. Here's a collection of my favorite Mason jar crafts.
Need a little fun in your garden? This unique Mat Hatter inspired flower pot will be sure to start some conversations!
I'm a fan of making things from recycled materials. This article includes many crafty DIY ideas for recycling, up cycling, and reusing old clothes to make something new!
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.
New ways to look at the everyday items in our lives are all around us. Art can be made out of virtually anything. My avocado seed ladybug brooches are just one example!
Make a beautiful keepsake bouquet using upcycled items found at home. It's easy with these instructions and step by step photos. This is a special gift that anyone will cherish.
Learn how to make a fancy 3D chandelier from a frozen pizza box. Three dimensional chandeliers are a popular choice for party decorations. In fact, we are using several of them for my daughters high school graduation party this year. I have made...
How to upcycle and repurpose an old wooden tool chest to a sewing box; adding wheels and seat, for easier storage under a table when not in use and to be multi-functional by doubling up as a stool.
It's cheap to make matching file storage boxes using patterned paper and some old cereal boxes. I used wallpaper, but gift wrap can work as well!
Soda, pop, coke or cola cans, they are all aluminum cans that can be used to make crafts. Can art and craft projects for kids and adults. 30+ things to do with aluminum cans: flowers, jewelry, angels
A free template, tips, and techniques are freely shared in this Wet Felting Tutorial. Recycled Crivit Beach shoes are used in the place of shoe lasts and recycled Soles are attached on completion.
Add a touch of homespun whimsy to your holidays with these recycled denim ornaments. They are easy to make using this tutorial that includes step by step instructions and photos.
Whether you're looking to stretch your holiday dollars, want to do something good for the planet, or need some ideas for handmade gifts and decor, this list will get you started!
An easy an inexpensive way to display your favorite instagram photos. Turn your smartphone art into versatile and stylish decor with this helpful tutorial.
Many home winemakers soak and scrub wine labels off to reuse the bottles. But here's a way you can save and reuse the beautiful labels as well.
DIY tutorial on how to take a glass bottle and make it into a stained glass creative keepsake. Beautiful way to upcycle used bottles to create lovely gifts, add color to your decor, and easy to make!
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.
Recycle plastic grocery bags to make useful and interesting crocheted tote bags in varying sizes. Basic step-by-step instructions with photographs are included. Learn how to cut continuous strips of "yarn" from the bags and try this easy crochet pattern. Make something from nothing!
Learn to make an oil lamp from an orange (or other citrus) in 7 easy steps. Includes step-by-step images, tips, and video. Fun for kids and the whole family.
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!
40+ coffee filter crafts for kids and adults. Ideas for making: flowers, butterflies, wreaths, roses, snowflakes, Christmas, Halloween, fall. Coffee filter art projects using food coloring, markers
Tired of your yarn becoming tangled? Three ideas for homemade yarn holders that will work in a pinch.
Watching old or unused craft supplies just pile up? Before you toss those broken crayons and paper scraps, keep reading to learn how to turn those unwanted craft supplies into whimsical home decor!
Here's a quick and easy weekend crafting project: turn a used hardcover notebook into a scratch pad of recycled office paper.
The next time your garden hose wears out, don't throw it away! Instead recycle or repurpose it into something useful or decorative. From sprinklers to vases to wreaths, the possibilities are endless.
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!
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.
These wine cork projects are easy. Really, really easy. Not only do they require little skill, but also very few materials— other than wine corks. Even I can do them!
Design a handbag for holidays or everyday! Customize your purse with these directions and photos using basic sewing skills by repurposing a denim skirt.
What do you do with dried corn husks? There are a variety of easy arts and crafts ideas to make, including corn husk dolls.
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.
Only wine bottle crafts which include tutorials for making the craft are included in this article. There are simple, fun and easy projects, and also unique and elegant ideas great for decor or gifts.
Learn to make beautiful and meaningful homemade greeting cards out of wine labels. This project is easy, fun, and doesn't require an ounce of artistic talent.
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.
Do you enjoy crafting with recycled materials or are looking for ways to use some of your bottle cap stash? Check out this collection of projects and ideas for beer and plastic bottle caps.
Wreaths create a warm welcome for any holiday or season. To make a unique decoration, try tying strips of fabric around a wire frame and then add a bow, ornament, or some flowers for a pop of color.
Make your own hand-painted horseshoes. They're cheap, fun, and make a brilliant good luck charm to hang above the door. Personalized horseshoes also make excellent presents for weddings, anniversaries, Christmas, and birthdays!
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
A step-by-step guide on how to decorate your headphone case to create a marble design using nail polish. Though the instructions are easy to follow, this craft takes a while to perfect!
I had a great time making these pumps and I've gotten tons of compliments and positive feedback wearing them. I'll detail my experience and methods in this Hub for anyone who may want to make a pair.
Do you have a few playing cards missing from the deck, or is it just time to get rid of them? Don't throw them away! Here are 10 ways you can reuse cards.
You can turn garden accessories like small fences and trellises into charming wall decorations to use in your office, bedroom, or dorm room. All you need is a few materials and some imagination!
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.
Upcycling worn t-shirts into beautiful rugs satisfies my penny-pinching nature. You'll find the instructions to make "yarn" from tees and how to crochet a throw rug similar to the braided rugs grandma used to make.
This article is about uses for wine corks. It includes a wide variety of photos, tutorials, and other resources for crafts, home decor projects, garden ideas, and much more. There is something here for everyone.
Here are a few step-by-step instructions on how to turn tank tops, t-shirts, long sleeved shirts, sweaters, and hoodies into cute upcycled bags.