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Plastic Bottle Robot

Plastic Bottle Robot Recycle plastic bottles and create your own eco-friendly robot! To create your own Plastic Bottle Robot, try a new technique and distress the bottle with acrylic paint. This gives the piece a very industrial-look edge. Watch your robot come to life!

 

Drink Carton Gift Box

Drink Carton Gift Box Follow this eco-friendly craft design by Marisa Pawelko to upcycle an empty drink carton into a colorful gift box. Use to package homemade gifts of cookies or other snacks. You can even use these cartons are growing kit gifts, with soil and a seed packet.

 

Recycled Cardboard Napkin Rings

Recycled Cardboard Napkin Rings Dip into your recycling for cardboard craft ideas. Before your next dinner party, create Recycled Cardboard Napkin Rings to decorate your table. Use microbeads and cardstock to give your cutlery an unexpected touch of glamour.

 

Bottle Cap Bugs

Bottle Cap Bugs Yes, it is possible to love insects in the summer! Make Bottle Cap Bugs from recyclable materials such as plastic bottle caps, empty cereal boxes, and wire. No need to wait until next year to create Earth Day crafts - work on this project today and go green!

 

Oatmeal Container Yarn Holder

Steampunk Yarn Holder Turn an ordinary oatmeal container (or similar sized container) into a pretty yarn holder. This makes a great Mother's Day gift for a mom who crochets or knits.

 

Spring Paper Tube Sachet

Spring Paper Tube Sachet Great to use as a trinket box or a scented sachet, this Spring Paper Tube Sachet is a fun and easy way to put those empty toilet paper rolls to use. Drop one in your drawer, under the seat of your car, or in your closet for a quick and easy fragrant boost.

 

Soup Can Pencil Holder

Soup Can Pencil Holder Recycle and old soup can into a pretty Soup Can Pencil Holder using string and a girly felt flower. This recycling craft is great for spring, and it costs almost nothing to make.

 

Reusable Cloth Snack Bags

Reusable Cloth Snack Bags Forget the disposable plastic bags and make a greener and prettier alternative. Make cloth snack or sandwich bags with this tutorial from Amy Thompson.

 

How to Make Plarn, Plastic Bag Yarn

Plarn Bags Our knitting group was asked to try to think of a creative green use for plastic grocery bags; thus, 'Plarn was born. Plarn, plastic yarn, is strips of plastic bags half-hitched together to form knitable or crochetable material.

 

Recycled Yogurt Cup Bud Vase

Recycled Yogurt Cup Bud Vase Turn an empty kids yogurt drink container into a bud vase, perfect for those teeny tiny wild flowers you and your child collect on long (or short) afternoon walks!

 

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