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Category: Crafts With Recycled Materials
If you're looking for a unique stashbuster craft, try your hand at this whimsical Recycled Bulb Hot Air Balloons project! Not only are the balloons made from repurposed light bulbs, the rest of this project also comes from items destined for the trash. Use water bottle caps, fabric scraps and of course an old light bulb to create your own fanciful green recycling crafts. This tutorial will show you how it's done!
For DIY home decor that you'll adore, try your hand at this Recycled Magazine Bowl. The name says it all. This bowl is made out of recycled magazine strips, making it a must-add to your Earth Day activities list. Even if you aren't looking for Earth Day projects, make this recycled craft for the sake of being eco-friendly. You'll be the beneficiary of a great DIY home decor addition, so you really cant lose by making this homemade bowl.
You will be ready to flaunt your crafty style and your ecofriendly finesse while you walk through the farmer's market when you have this handmade Recycled Market Tote to wear. Out of all the different ways to re-purpose old jeans, this is one of our very favorite because it's not only a great green craft but it's fashionable too! Go green and get crafting this denim tote today.
Make a paper cross that is humble but beautiful by using recycled materials. This Recycled Paper Cross is made out of magazine strips. The cross tutorial will show you the techniques on how to make a cross that will allow you to use any paper. You'll love adding this cross to your home decor as DIY wall art. Watch this recycled cross pull different colors from around the room from its multicolor body. This is truly an inspirational recycled craft.
For whatever reason, cardboard boxes always seem to pile up around here. If that's the case at your house too, why not use them to make cute containers to organize your things? These Refashioned Cardboard Storage Bins are cute and simple to make! Learn how you can make storage bins out of minimal materials with this step-by-step tutorial.
Hardly anyone uses a phone book for its intended purpose before, but that doesn't mean you can't make use of your old ones! Find out how to turn those pages into a fun Repurposed Phone Book Wreath with this tutorial. This is one of the most unique recycled crafts we've seen and you're sure to get more than a few compliments on it!
Make your own wind chime using stuff from your recycling bin with this fun craft tutorial. Soda Can Wind Chimes are great because the silver material glistens in the sun and the thin metal makes a lovely sound when it clinks against the attached washers. Find out how you can make this pretty decoration for your yard by following this soda can craft tutorial.
This stunning Sunburst Milk Carton Wreath looks like it could have come straight out of a fancy home decor store, but instead it's actually made from the contents of a recycling bin! This plastic milk carton craft will have everyone who comes to your home fooled. Learn all about how you can create amazing decorative crafts made from recycled items by following these wreath making instructions.
Before you throw away that empty cereal box take a look at this tutorial and see what you can make out of that discarded cardboard! This Thrifty Music Sheet Monogram is so easy to make and would look great on top of your mantle or hanging on a wall. When it comes to recycle crafts, this one is one of the best because you don't need many supplies and the end result is a personalized piece of art that you can display in your home!
Out of all of the wonderful handmade centerpieces we have seen, the Upcycled Light Bulb Centerpiece has to be one of our very favorite ideas. This inventive spring craft idea will give any creative crafter a fresh look at a classic piece of table decor. With spring craft ideas like this one, your home will be looking seasonally satisfying in to time at all. The shabby chic look will be sure to turn some heads, leading you to invite company over more often.
Top Crafts With Recycled Materials