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Trash to Treasure: 28 Recycled Crafts
Capture a vintage look with recycled materials - it's easier than you think. To make an Old World Glass Jar Candle Holder, save a clean, empty salsa jar and old book pages. Use them to create a versatile home decor design bursting with old school charm.
This Recycled Magazine Floral Wreath is a great way to use up all those old magazines. Get your home ready for spring cleaning (and decorating!) with this fun and easy paper craft project. Crafting with magazines is also a great way to celebrate Earth Day with your family...so gather everyone together and round up all those old magazines and get ready to create something beautiful and fun!
This collection of 25 Recycled Handmade Paper Crafts makes it easy to recycle your tall paper grocery bags, leftover tissue paper, and coffee filters. These projects are great inspiration for making all sorts of cool handmade paper projects.
Crafting is the perfect way to re-use instead of tossing materials, especially un-recyclable plastics and other trash. In addition, you can enjoy your favorite hobbies and entertain family and friends, while saving money on crafting materials.
To some, an empty tin can is just trash. However, when you're a tried and true craftaholic, you see a tin can as an important craft supply. Tin can crafts don't have to look cheap or like, well, garbage. In fact, you can make all kinds of DIY recycled projects that look absolutely amazing. Create your own pencil holders, coasters and even wall art using discarded tin cans - it's easier than you think. Before you know it, you'll have an arsenal of aluminum can crafts to show, display and give as gifts.
Instead of tossing out that pile of old magazines you have lying around, why not turn them into some great reusable household items? Not only is making crafts from recycled material fun and easy, it's kind to the environment. With these amazing suggestions on how to use up all those old magazines, you'll find yourself with an empty magazine rack in no time. These magazine crafts are also great for teens and tweens, and fun way for the whole family to craft together on a rainy or snowy afternoon.
Instead of sending more plastic to the landfill, turn a plastic bottle into a fun and functional birdfeeder crafted like a birdhouse. This is a great green craft for using the occasional plastic bottle.
So there's lots of ways to craft with bottles, but what about the caps? Well, don't toss those plastic and metal tops yet! With these 15 Bottle Cap Crafts, you're sure to find a great way to use up all your plastic bottle caps!
Your recycle bin houses tons of materials that you can reuse to make fun craft projects. In "Trash to Treasure 28 Recycled Crafts", you'll learn how to craft with everything from toilet paper rolls to water bottles. You may never look at a piece of trash the same way again!
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