Upcycled Spools DIY Rainbow Decor

Create beautiful rainbow decor using upcycled spools and colored twine. Decorating is so wonderful when using items that have personal meaning like spools found during a great antiquing trip with a best friend. These spools were some of many purchased in a giant antique mason jar. With the addition of the fabulous colors of twine from Hemptique, they turned into beautiful diy rainbow decor. This is one of my favorite …

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Bright DIY Craft Storage in Recycled Jars

Bright DIY Craft Storage in Recycled Jars Being organized takes practice and commitment, especially in the craft room. There are so many different supplies in all the sizes and shapes that manage to get mixed up and dumped into bins, baskets and tubs.  Being a sucker for recycled jar, there are a ton available in the recycling bins in the garage. By grabbing several in appropriate sizes and upcycling them …

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Paper Tube Bugs

Paper Tube Love Bugs Valentine Kid Craft Project

Paper Tube Bugs Making things out of toilet paper tubes is always such a fun and creative way to craft. I love that it includes the element of recycling too. I whipped up these adorable paper tube bugs and think they are super fun for Valentine’s day crafting or really any time of year crafting.  With a few changes in paint colors, these bugs could make an adorable craft project …

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Upcycled Denim Stocking

Upcycled Denim Stocking DIY for Beginners

Let’s make an upcycled denim stocking! Every year it seems like we add another stocking to the mix.  Whether it’s a new pet, a boyfriend, a visiting relative or a friend; everyone gets a stocking to be filled in our home.  This upcycled denim stocking is so fun to make because it uses jeans that in most cases have been greatly loved to the point of worn out.  This post …

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DIY Springtime Planters from Recycled Boxes

Recycled Wine Crate Garden Planters #DIY #planter #recycled #winecrate #box

DIY Springtime Planters from Recycled Boxes I am pretty excited to share these DIY springtime planters from recycled boxes for a couple of reasons.   First of all, they came out so perfect.  Second, I love making use of things that might otherwise end up in the landfill.  Whether you have wine crates as boxes or grocery item boxes around, you can make a springtime planter that is pretty and inspiring.  …

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Upcycled Studio Decor with Old Jeans and Fabric

I was working away today up-cycling some jeans into spring fashion items and then all of a sudden…boom!  I had some upcycled studio decor with old jeans and fabric from AdornIt.  I also received an amazing box of products from Fairfield and found myself pretty excited to use the stuffing and pillow form.  This stuff happens around here.  One thing leads to another and then TaDa…new things from the old. …

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Recycled Sketch Pad Cover Writing Mat

NOOOOOOO!  Who threw this away.  Don’t these kiddos know that the bestest most awesomest chipboard ever is the backing from these sketch pads?  This is the perfect size for a recycled sketch pad cover writing mat! Seriously, I need one.  My picnic table did not get waterproofed in time and it is uneven.  Yes, we need to replace the top boards.  No, it is not happening this week. Sooooo….I solved …

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