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  1. Clothing
  2. Holiday Sewing Look through these free sewing patterns to find the perfect sewing craft for every holiday. There are sewing crafts for Mother's Day, Christmas sewing ideas, and tons of DIY sewing projects.
  3. Home Decor
  4. Sewing for Kids Find sewing crafts for kids and free sewing patterns for toys and clothing for kids. Explore this great collection of free sewing patterns for kids.
  5. Sewing Tips
  6. Sewn Accessories Follow these free sewing patterns to make your own accessories like bracelets, hair accessories and embellished shoes. These free sewing tutorials make fun gifts too!
  7. Sewn Bags Pick up your needle and thread and try making an adorable sew bag. These easy sewing projects are perfect for beginners and experts. You can learn how to sew a bag and create cute sewing bags and totes.
  8. Cross Stitch Learn how to cross stitch with these great tutorials. There are free cross stitch patterns for a crafter of every skill level.
  9. Embroidery
  10. Needlecraft Tips Tips from our experienced readers for doing embroidery, cross-stitch and plastic canvas.
  11. Needlepoint free needlepoint patterns, charts, and tips
  12. Plastic Canvas
  13. Bathroom bathroom decorating ideas
  14. Bedroom Bedroom decorating ideas
  15. Centerpieces Learn how to make your own DIY centerpieces with this collection of centerpiece crafts.
  16. Clay Pot Crafts Find clay pot crafts using inexpensive terra cotta pots to make unique decorations for your home. Clay pot craft projects are fun for any skill level.
  17. Decorative Wreaths Decorate your door in style with these Decorative Wreaths. Find wreath decorating ideas as well as learn how to make decorative wreaths. These craft wreaths range from holiday decorations, to fabric wreaths, to diy spring wreaths.
  18. Dining Room DIY dining room decorating ideas and projects
  19. Floral Find floral crafts to decorate your home including silk flower arrangements, fabric flower tutorials, floral table decorations and more.
  20. Frames Find DIY picture frames and decorating ideas made from a variety of materials. Make your own frame or try out frame decorating ideas for a personal touch.
  21. Kids Room Decorating ideas for a child's bedroom
  22. Kitchen Decor
  23. Living Room Warm up your living room with handmade decorations that will bring it to life. The favorite room in your house deserves exciting decor that will make it your own.
  24. Modern Decor Use modern decor techniques to make your home stand out from the rest. Adopt a clean color palette with clean lines to create a modern haven in your home.
  25. Office DIY and decorating ideas for the office
  26. Outdoor Find tons of outdoor decorating ideas and craft projects here. Spruce up your backyard with patio crafts and garden crafts. These DIY projects for outdoors are sure to keep you busy and crafting through any season.
  27. Quick Fix If you want a quick fix for your outdated decor, try one of these quick and easy projects that will give your favorite room a facelift.
  28. Topiaries Learn how to make a topiary for decorating your own home or for a special occasion, such as a party. Find topiary crafts for every style.
  29. Vases Find decorative vase crafts including vase painting crafts, paper vase crafts and more.
  30. Vintage Decor Create vintage-inspired DIY home decor pieces. If you love old-fashioned decor, then these vintage designs are just for you. Featuring tutorials for every room of your house, these vintage room ideas will help you create that chic vintage.
  31. Wall Decor Find craft projects for wall decor, including easy wall art, paintings, canvases, shadow boxes and more.
  32. Kitchen Projects
  33. Painted Clay Pots Find painting projects for clay pots, both for indoor and outdoor home decorating. Painted pots make great gifts.
  34. Painted Ornaments
  35. Painted Wall Art
  36. Gift Bags You'll never want to purchase gift bags again after using our beautiful hand-made ones.
  37. Gift Boxes
  38. Handmade Books Find paper craft projects for handmade books. Find homemade recipe books, albums, decorative books and more.
  39. Handmade Cards Create a Handmade Card for every occasion and for every person in your life. You will find tons of paper crafts here, whether you need a handmade Halloween card, handmade Easter card, handmade Christmas card, or a handmade birthday card.
  40. Handmade Paper
  41. Journals Learn how to make andor embellish your own journals. These journal crafts include many different paper craft techniques.
  42. Paper Bookmarks Find bookmark craft projects, homemade bookmarks and bookmarks to make as gifts for quick craft projects.
  43. Papercraft Tips Get great tips on how to make or use papercrafts.
  44. Papier Mache Contains numerous Papier Mache, also known as Paper Mache, projects, tutorials and information on how to create your own Papier Mache paste. Includes Easter paper mache projects and thanksgiving paper mache projects as well as great ideas for papier
  45. Rubber Stamping
  46. Baby Quilts Make a quilt for your baby to stay bundled in! Keep your little one warm and wrapped up in a handmade baby quilt.
  47. Beginner Crochet Get the greatest and easiest free crochet patterns here. They're nice and easy for those just learning to crochet.
  48. Crochet Accessories Find the best free crochet patterns for accessories including jewelry, brooches, belts and more.
  49. Crochet Afghans Make your home nice and cozy with tons of crochet afghans. You can learn how to make easy crochet afghans with these free crochet afghan patterns that will brighten up every room in your house.
  50. Crochet Amigurumi Crochet some cute little animals and fun characters to decorate your house and give as gifts.
  51. Crochet Bags crochet bags
  52. Crochet Flowers Make some crochet flowers with easy crochet patterns, they're easier to handle than real flowers.
  53. Crochet for Baby baby crochet craft ideas
  54. Crochet for Kids crochet patterns for kids
  55. Crochet Hats, Scarves, Gloves crochet hats, crochet scarves, crochet gloves
  56. Crochet Ornaments Make some fun crochet ornaments for any time of year.
  57. Crochet Rugs Make some fun crochet rugs to decorate your home. Use bright colors to lighten up the room and cute crochet rug patterns for a funky design. These free crochet patterns are perfect for a beginner or an expert crocheter.
  58. Crochet Socks and Slippers Crochet some socks and slippers this season. These are easy crochet pattern you'll enjoy making.
  59. Crochet Sweaters and Wraps Find free crochet patterns for sweaters and crochet patterns for wraps and shawls.
  60. Crochet Tips Learn some great crochet tips from guest crafters. These will help out with the beginning crocheters.
  61. Kitchen Crochet Brighten up the busiest room in your home with kitchen crochet patterns. These easy crochet crafts like free dishcloth patterns and crochet rugs are simple to make.
  62. Men's Crochet Free crochet patterns are great to have around when you want to make men's crochet.
  63. Pet Crochet Patterns Crochet something nice for your pet. The winter months can be quite chilly, so make them some warm clothes or toys to play with.
  64. Tops and Tunics Ready for a new wardrobe? Crochet free patterns and make some cute tops and tunics.
  65. Beginner Knitting Find easy knitting patterns for beginners including knitting instructions, beginner knitting help and knitting guides.
  66. Kitchen Knits
  67. Knit Afghans Find free afghan knitting patterns and easy to knit afghan patterns. Find lace afghan knitting patterns and much more!
  68. Knit Bags
  69. Knit Hats, Gloves, Scarves Stay warm during the winter months with these knit hats, gloves, and scarves. You will find tons of free knitting patters that are also beginner knitting patterns. Learn how to make wearable crafts with knit gloves pattern, knit hat patterns and scar
  70. Knit Socks and Slippers Find free socks knitting patterns included knee socks, toe socks and cable socks and free slippers knitting patterns, include easy slip-on knit slippers patterns.
  71. Knit Sweaters
  72. Knit Wraps Find free knitting patterns for wraps, stoles and shawls. These wrap knitting patterns require to seaming and are fun to knit.
  73. Knitting for Baby
  74. Knitting for Kids
  75. Knitting Rugs Find free knitting patterns for rugs. Knit rugs are a great addition to any home.
  76. Knitting Tips Get knitting tips from guest crafters
  77. Knitting Vests Find vest knitting patterns and easy-to-follow knit vest patterns. Learn how to knit a sweater vest.
  78. Lace Knitting
  79. Loom Patterns
  80. Green Manufacturers In this directory of Green Craft Manufacturers, find craft companies that are doing their part for their environment with eco-friendly craft products. Find environmentally-friendly craft companies making all kinds of arts and crafts supplies.
  81. Green Tips A collection of reader tips on how to recycle items for crafting and greener tips for crafting.
  82. Wine Bottle Crafts Eco-friendly crafts with wine bottles and step-by-step ideas for things to make with wine bottles. Ideas and tips for recycled crafts, crafts from recycled material, and ways to craft with wine bottles.
  83. Baby Clothes
  84. DIY Bags
  85. Hair Accessories Add some flair to your hair with these Hair Accessories. You can craft cute hair accessories like clips, barrettes, headbands, and more for adults and kids of all ages. Make a unique hair accessory that is all your own.
  86. Kids Clothing
  87. Shirts
  88. Shoes
  89. 4th of July Kids Crafts Find patriotic 4th of July crafts for kids, some educational and some just plain fun. Celebrate 4th of July with these July 4th kids crafts.
  90. Back to School Find great craft projects for kids going back to school, including decorated school supplies, classroom crafts and autumn crafts.
  91. Christmas Kids Crafts Find Christmas crafts for kids including easy christmas crafts for children, crafty activities for kids at christmas, and family christmas crafts. Also find holiday crafts such as New Year's craft for kids and more.
  92. Earth Day Crafts Support the environment with Earth Day kids crafts! Show your child's awareness and love for Mother Earth through family fun crafts. Recycle items and make them over with a brand new purpose!
  93. Easter Kids Crafts Find Easter crafts for kids, including Easter eggs, bunnies and much more. Find Easter kids crafts for all ages including preschool Easter crafts for kids.
  94. Easy Kids Crafts
  95. Father's Day Kids Crafts Dad takes care of you, so show him you care with Father's Day kids crafts. There are so many crafts to make that it is hard to just choose one. So, make him as many as you like on this special day.
  96. Halloween Kids Crafts Find easy halloween crafts for kids and fun crafts to do with kids for halloween.
  97. Kids Clay Pots Clay pots don't have to be for adults only. These cute kids clay pots are the perfect craft for kids.
  98. Kids Crafts Videos Are you a visual learner? The best way to make kids crafts is through videos. This media outlet will guide you through the crafting process of your favorite projects.
  99. Lesson Plans
  100. Mother's Day Kids Crafts Moms are special so make them a gift from the heart on Mother's Day! Kids craft ideas can include photo frames, jewelry, or flowers. Mom will be so happy to get a one-of-a-kind gift!
  101. Outdoor Crafts for Kids Make summer a fun time with outdoor crafts for kids. Crafting with kids allows them to get creative.
  102. Rainy Day Crafts Stuck inside with nothing to do? If you are looking for last minute craft ideas due to rainy weather, look no further! Make fun rainy day crafts for kids today!
  103. Sports Crafts for Kids Kids love sports, so why not show their enthusiasm for sports crafts for kids.
  104. Thanksgiving Kids Crafts Find Thanksgiving kids crafts for turkeys, pilgrims, thankfulness and much more. These easy Thanksgiving crafts for kids are great for all ages.
  105. Valentine's Day Kids Crafts Find the best Valentine's Day crafts for kids, including activities for kids to do for classroom card exchanges, decorations and presents for friends and family. These Valentines Day Kids Crafts are a fun way to involve the whole family.
  106. Needlefelting
  107. Cards Give the best Handmade Christmas card this holiday season by finding your favorite one right here. Christmas crafts are so much more meaningful when you make them yourself, so craft a spirited handmade Christmas card today.
  108. Christmas Angels Find angel holiday crafts and angel christmas crafts for decorating or gift-giving this season. Angles are a perfect symbol for Christmas, so create one today as a great Christmas craft.
  109. Christmas Decorations Christmas Decorations for your Home are a big part of decorating for the holidays. Make your own Christmas decorations for a festive season.
  110. Christmas Tips Find user-submitted tips and tricks for Christmas crafting. Find great ideas for Christmas crafts.
  111. Christmas Wall Decor Find free Christmas craft projects for Christmas wall decor. Make a Christmas paper craft to hang around your house and celebrate the holiday season.
  112. Christmas Wearables Find Christmas wearable crafts for any skill level. These wearable Christmas crafts make great gifts too for a special someone in your life.
  113. Crochet for Christmas Find free crochet patterns for Christmas decorating crafts, Christmas gifts and more.
  114. Entertaining
  115. Garland Find free Christmas craft projects for making your own Christmas garland.
  116. Knitting for Christmas Find free knitting patterns for Christmas crafts, including ornament knitting patterns, tree skirt knitting patterns and more.
  117. Ornaments Don't leave your tree looking sparse this Christmas season. Decorate it with beautiful Christmas ornaments like religious Christmas ornaments, hand painted Christmas ornaments, and fun Christmas ornaments.
  118. Quick & Easy Gifts Find quick and easy gifts to make for the holiday season. Spend less time at the store and more time making homemade Christmas gifts like angels crafts, gift tag crafts, and many more easy holiday crafts.
  119. Reindeer Crafts Find unique reindeer crafts in this collection of free Christmas crafts. These are a great way to decorate for Christmas.
  120. Santa Crafts Find free Christmas craft projects for Santa, Santa Claus and Old Saint Nick. These Santa christmas crafts are very popular.
  121. Sewing for Christmas Find free sewing patterns for Christmas decorating or gift-giving. Find ornament sewing patterns, tree skirt sewing patterns and more.
  122. Snowman Crafts Snowman Crafts are a fun way to decorate for Christmas and Winter. Make some snowman crafts for your home or for gifts.
  123. Stockings Make or decorate your own Christmas stockings with these Christmas stocking crafts.
  124. Wreaths DIY Christmas and Holiday Wreaths
  125. Decorative Storage
  126. Organization Tips Use these organizations tips to clean up your craft room as well as your home. You will find tips on organizing your home, craft room organization, how to better organize your crafting supplies, and craft closet organization.
  127. Anklets
  128. Beading
  129. Bracelets
  130. Earrings
  131. Friendly Plastic Use friendly plastic for all of your jewelry making crafts. This simple and easy material can be crafted into many things like necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Learn how to use friendly plastic with these great tutorials.
  132. Holiday Jewelry Find holiday jewelry craft projects including Christmas jewelry craft projects, Halloween jewelry craft projects and more.
  133. Jewelry Sets Find free craft projects to make your own jewelry sets. These homeemde jewelry sets make perfect gifts for any occasion.
  134. Leather
  135. Metal and Wire Craft beautiful necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more made from metal and wire. You'll find tons of great jewelry tutorials that teach you how to make gorgeous metal jewelry and give you tons of wire jewelry ideas.
  136. Necklaces
  137. Pendants Save your money and follow these easy jewelry making instructions to create personal and one-of-a-kind necklace pendants. You can find jewelry making ideas that use a variety of jewelry making supplies.
  138. Rings
  139. Weaving You can create cute necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more using the weaving technique of jewelry making. These detailed jewelry tutorials will teach you how to weave with jewelry and give you weaving patterns.
  140. Beauty Products Pimp and pamper your skins with these amazing beauty products. Make body butter, scrubs, natural cosmetics. You can craft these beauty products for yourself or give them as a great Christmas gift during the holiday season.
  141. Candle & Soap Tips Find tips for making homemade candles or soap. Tricks for making inexpensive candles and unique candles. How to make soap.
  142. Candles Craft your own candles and candle holders with these fantastic DIY candle crafts. Learn how to make candles and become and expert in candle making. These candle crafts will make a great addition to your home or as a gift.
  143. Soaps Find tons of homemade and DIY soap projects here from a range of ingredients. Become an expert in soap making with great soap tutorials. Homemade soap saves both time and money.
  144. Digital Scrapbooking Find tips, techniques and free layouts for digital scrapbooking. Free digital scrapbooking designs help you create with the mess!
  145. Layouts
  146. Scrapbooking Tips
  147. Bouquets
  148. Collections
  149. Wedding Centerpieces
  150. Wedding Favors
  151. Wedding Gifts
  152. Wedding Invitations
  153. Wedding Tips Find great tips for saving money on your wedding with quick tips from readers.
  154. Air Dry Air dry clay projects are the easiest because once you make your clay craft, you don't have to worry about anything else. You will find easy and simple clay crafts like pendants and brooches that use air dry clay.
  155. Metals Use clay with metals to transform anything from drab to fab. Clay crafts are great to encourage creativity and imagination. Save time and money with these great metal crafts.
  156. Polymer Polymer clay craft projects are fun to do. Choose from tons of polymer craft projects that let you express your creativity and imagination. Use polymer clay beads, or follower a polymer clay tutorial here.
  157. 4th of July Free craft projects for the Fourth of July and patriotic craft ideas. Independence Day craft projects and craft activities to entertain kids on the Fourth of July. Celebrate America with these stars and stripes craft projects and crafts featuring red
  158. Easter easter crafts and DIY easter ideas
  159. Father's Day Show your dad how much you care about him with these Father's Day craft projects and ideas. From Father's Day arts and crafts to Father's Day cards, you'll find a spattering of great Father's Day gift ideas here.
  160. Halloween Crafts Hundreds of Halloween Crafts, Halloween Decorations and Halloween Craft Ideas featuring step-by-step halloween costume tutorials, halloween decorating tips and free halloween arts and crafts for kids.
  161. Jewish Holiday Jewish holiday crafts
  162. Mother's Day Mother's Day cards, gifts and craft ideas
  163. New Year's
  164. St. Patrick's Day
  165. Thanksgiving Thanksgiving crafts to make for all ages including thanksgiving crafts for children, thanksgiving decorations, thanksgiving place cards, table decorations for thanksgiving and more. Features cute Thanksgiving craft projects such as how to Make a Tha
  166. Valentine's Day Valentine's Day is a perfect time to create handmade valentines and homemade romantic cards, featured here. Also focuses on Valentine crafts for kids including valentine's day lessons for children and valentine crafts for children. Quick and Easy Va
  167. Metal on Wood
  168. Painting on Wood
  169. Wood Decor
  170. Woodburning
  171. Woodcarving
  172. Tie-Dye Find photo tutorials for different tie-dye techniques, including Batik, Heart, Splatter and more. Find out how to make different tie-dye designs.
  173. Terra Cotta Pots Make some beautiful terra cotta pots for your garden and outdoor area.
  174. Cold
  175. Hot
  176. Altered Art
  177. Collage
  178. Decorations
  179. Invitations
  180. Keepsakes
  181. Anniversary
  182. Birthday
  183. Gifts Ideas and step-by-step tutorials on how to make homemade craft gifts, children christmas craft ornament gifts, craft gift ideas and unique craft gifts
  184. Gifts in a Jar Gifts in a Jar are easy and simple gifts to give. Try these mason jar gift ideas like homemade gifts in a jar and Christmas gifts in a jar. Learn how to make gifts in a jar with these great projects and tutorials.
  185. Graduation Give your graduate some special DIY graduation presents. From gifts in a jar, to making special cards, these great DIY crafts will make your graduate's day even more special. Try one of these DIY gift ideas and you'll be prepared to celebrate your gr
  186. New Baby
  187. Retirement
  188. Thank You
  189. Autumn Whether you call it autumn or fall, you will find tons of fall craft ideas to decorate your home. These easy autumn crafts, like DIY fall wreaths, are perfect to make once the first leaf drops.
  190. Spring Spring crafts celebrate all that is coming to life outside. Find cute projects like paper flower crafts, flower pot crafts, garden projects and Easter crafts. Make Easter decorations, or spruce up your garden with outdoor projects.
  191. Summer Have fun in the sun with great ideas for summer crafts. These summer craft projects and simple summer crafts are a blast to do outside enjoying the weather. You can make beach crafts, flower crafts, or wearable crafts as fun summer craft activities.
  192. Winter
  193. Cool2Craft Videos Watch video segments from the Cool2Craft online TV show. Find video projects and product demonstrations.
  194. Faster Plaster Videos Find video craft projects using Faster Plaster. Learn how to use Faster Plaster in your crafting.
  195. Jewelry Craft Videos Watch craft videos on jewelry making including jewelry craft video tutorials and jewelry craft product demonstrations. Find a collection of jewelry making videos to help you create your own jewelry.
  196. Paper Craft Videos Find paper craft videos, including paper craft technique video tutorials, paper craft product demonstrations, paper craft project videos and more.
  197. Soap Videos Watch these soap making video tutorials and soap videos to learn how to make your own soaps. Make decorative soaps for gifts or for yourself.
  198. Terri O Videos Watch video craft projects and video craft tutorials from craft celebrity Terri O. Celebrity Craft Expert and two-time Emmy Award winning TV personality Terri O is the go-to-gal for anything creative.
  199. Book Publishers Book Publishers
  200. Book Reviews Popular craft books reviewed.
  201. Product Reviews Popular craft products reviewed.

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  1. "12 Thrifty Trash to Treasure Crafts" eBook If you hate throwing anything away, you'll love this collection of thrifty crafts. Learn how to transform any piece of trash into a beloved treasure with this free eBook featuring 12 trash to treasure crafts.
  2. "14 Toilet Paper Roll Craft Ideas" free eBook Toilet paper roll craft ideas can help you save money and great creative at the same time - you won't believe how easy it is to come up with toilet paper roll crafts for the entire family. You can make great crafts - all from cardboard tubes.
  3. "20 Crafts with Mason Jars: Wedding Ideas, Centerpieces, Decor and More" free eBook Chances are you have some Mason jars somewhere in your home. Why not put them to good use with these fun and easy Mason jar crafts? "20 Crafts with Mason Jars: Wedding Ideas, Centerpieces, Decor and More" is a free eBook filled with great Mason jar
  4. "42 Ways to Recycle" eBook Reduce, reuse, recycle. These are famous words that we've all heard before. Before throwing out all your trash take a second look at what you might be able to save. There are tons of crafts you can create with your recyclables.
  5. "Trash to Treasure: 28 Recycled Crafts" Free eBook 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.
  6. 10 Crafty Uses for an Old Toothbrush + 6 Bonus Projects Since dentists recommend that we all change our toothbrushes every 3 months, we accumulate quite a few old toothbrushes. Instead of throwing them away, re-purpose old toothbrushes for craft projects.
  7. 10 Ways to Craft with Old Sweaters + 5 New Ideas Instead of tossing old and unused sweaters, turn them into something new and completely loveable. Crafting with old sweaters saves money on craft materials and helps to reduce your household waste.
  8. 10 Ways to Go Green: Craft Ideas, Projects, and More Instead of throwing out your stash of mismatched items, you can use it to make awesome green crafts. Green crafting is thrifty and useful for everyday household needs, like earring holders and placemats.
  9. 10 Ways to Reuse and Recycle Trash for Crafting +14 New Ideas Ten environmentally-friendly ways to use recycled products in crafting.
  10. 11 Earth Day Projects + 11 New Ideas This Earth Day, celebrate life with these great Earth Day projects. Green crafting is a great way to not only help the environment, but to keep your own "green" in the bank! Decorate, wear, and organize your life with these Earth Day crafts!
  11. 13 CD Crafts Whether you're cleaning out your music collection or looking for ways to reuse those old computer discs, these 13 CD Crafts will help you find new and fun ways to reuse and recycle your CD's.
  12. 14 Creative Uses for Mesh Produce Bags We asked our Facebook fans what they would do with mesh produce bags from the grocery store once the produce is gone. Here are some genius recycling craft ideas our crafty fans came up with for ways to reuse mesh produce bags.
  13. 14 Gifts in a Mason Jar Ideas If you're looking for a quick and easy gift that's sure to make a big impression, you can't go wrong with mason jar crafts. Ideas for projects can include cool storage supplies, edible gifts and so much more.
  14. 15 Bottle Cap Crafts 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!
  15. 15 Green Crafts for Children Whether it's raining, snowing, or just a few days off from school, these 15 Green Crafts for Children will help keep kids occupied and entertained for hours. From paper plates to pizza box art, these projects use everyday items to inspire creativity
  16. 15 Unexpected Uses for Aluminum Foil We asked, you delivered. Here are 15 Unexpected Uses for Aluminum Foil, all thanks to our awesome Facebook fans! This is a great collection of useful ideas that will help make your life so much easier!
  17. 17 Easy Crafts with Mason Jars Whether you're planning a wedding or just looking for some unique home decor ideas, these 17 Easy Crafts with Mason Jars are a great way to create budget-friendly decorations for any occasion.
  18. 17 Plastic Bottle Crafts for Parents and Kids Plastic bottle crafts are perfect for everyone. Kids will love creating simple projects using recyclable materials. They will not only be able to create memorable crafts from plastic bottles, but also stretch their creative capabilities.
  19. 18 Crafty Uses for Pop Cans + 13 Recycle Crafts It's amazing what can be done with a pop can when you're done drinking it. With these 18 Crafty Uses for Pop Cans, you'll never have to wonder what to make with pop cans again! Dive into that recycle bin and get inspired!
  20. 19 Great Trash to Treasure Crafts These awesome "trash to treasure" crafts are a great way to create something new by reusing something old. Turn antique finds into new elaborate centerpieces, craft jewelry with bread tags, and make bracelets from water bottles!
  21. 19 Things to Do with Old Jeans Don't throw away your worn-out jeans! Recycle them into bags, toys, and other items. With these fun and easy projects, you'll be able to put those well-loved jeans to use in ways you couldn't imagine.
  22. 21 Crafty Ways to Use Paper Plates Who would have thought that you could do so many things with paper plates? With this great guide of 21 Crafty Ways to Use Paper Plates, you'll learn how to make storage boxes, kids games, instruments, decor, and more...all with paper plates!
  23. 21 Easy to Make Water Bottle Crafts There are so many ideas for crafts made from recycled items, it's sometimes hard to decide which ones to try. We've rounded up 21 Easy to Make Water Bottle Crafts that are so fashionable, handy and fun, you'd never guess they're plastic bottle crafts
  24. 25 Recycled Handmade Paper Crafts 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.
  25. 26 Ways to Craft with Egg Cartons Don't toss those egg cartons! They can be a huge help around your house. With these 26 Ways to Craft with Egg Cartons you'll be better organized in no time! These egg carton activities are also great for kids and family time.
  26. 27 Uses for Toilet Paper Rolls You've saved them for one reason or another...and now it's time to put those toilet paper rolls to use! With this collection of 27 Uses for Toilet Paper Rolls, you're sure to find something fun and decorative to do with those plastic tubes!
  27. 300 Thrifty Projects Looking for some clever ways to use up items around your home? If you have an overflowing stash of toilet paper rolls, Mason Jars, pop cans, water bottles, and more, this collection of 300 Thrifty Projects is for you!
  28. 31 Newspaper Crafts + Recycled Magazine Crafts Turn yesterday's news into today's treasure with these 31Newspaper Crafts + Recycled Magazine Crafts. From jewelry to wall decor, you can use newspapers and magazines to help create all kinds of fun accessories for you and your home.
  29. 35 Water Bottle Crafts Dive into the recycling bin and gather up those plastic water bottles. With these 35 Water Bottle Crafts, you can do anything from decorating and organizing your craft room to making lovely decor with your kids!
  30. 38 Ways to Use Up Yarn Scraps We asked our Facebook fans, "How do you use up yarn scraps?" Thanks to our readers, we have 38 Ways to Use Up Yarn Scraps so you can better organize your yarn stash and find great ways to get the most for your money!
  31. 42 Ways to Reuse Materials for Crafting and Save 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.
  32. 674 Recycled Crafts: Crafting with Recyclable Items Time to empty that recycle bin...right into your craft room! With our amazing collection of 674 Recycled Crafts, you'll find hundreds of uses for Mason jars, toilet paper rolls, egg cartons, paper plates, and even old sweaters!
  33. 68 Uses for Scrapbook Paper All us scrapbookers know that we have way more 12x12 sheets of paper than we actually need...so we asked our Facebook fans how they put extra paper to use...and here are the best 68 Uses for Scrapbook Paper, thanks to you!
  34. 8 Coffee Filter Crafts + Ways to Use K-Cups Grabbing a cup from a local coffee shop can get pricey, so brewing a mug at home is a quick and easy option for java lovers. Luckily, there are a ton of fantastic coffee filter craft ideas to help you show off your creative side.
  35. 8 Ways to Craft with Bottle Caps Why throw away plastic and metal bottle caps when you could use them to create something beautiful and new? Make a variety of bottle cap projects with this list of 8 great craft ideas.
  36. 8 Ways to Craft with Plastic Trash Do not toss that plastic bag, bottle or empty jewel case! Turn trash plastic into a decorative accent for your home, a functional tool or a fun activity for kids or adults.
  37. A Garden of Bottle Caps Turn your refrigerator door into a bountiful garden with this Garden of Bottle Caps. Made with a variety of cute embellishments, this recycled craft is a great way to use up all those bottle caps collecting dust in your craft stash.
  38. A Pansy Seed Box This pansy seed box is perfect to keep all your seeds in. It'll help you keep organized when it's time to plant all your pretty flowers.
  39. Adorable Bottle Cap Lady Bug Bring an Adorable Bottle Cap Lady Bug to your next picnic. Bottle cap craft ideas are a fun way to go green and make cute projects on a budget. No need to worry about bugs at this picnic!
  40. Blue Bling Water Bottle Earrings Get inspired by everyday objects. Blue Bling Water Bottle Earrings can be created by combining a plastic blue drink bottle and copper enamel ink. Everyone will be shocked when they find out these earrings are repurposed from a water bottle!
  41. Bold Button Water Bottle Bracelet Wear your personality on your sleeve! A Bold Button Water Bottle Bracelet makes a big statement at a low cost. Use an empty water bottle as your base and dip into your stash of buttons - it's that easy!
  42. Bonebraid Keychain Recycled t-shirt crafts, like this Bonebraid Keychain, are fun to make with your kids. The vibrant colors in this braided keychain are easy to achieve with a collection of unwanted tee's. You could also make this longer and turn it into a necklace!
  43. 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!
  44. Bottle Cap Crosses Use bottle caps and family pictures to create Christian crosses full of reminders of what to be thankful for. These crosses are a great activity for Bible studies and families to make together. These crosses could also be an Easter craft.
  45. Bottle Cap Doll Your recycle bin is about to get a lot lighter! Make a Bottle Cap Doll out of re-purposed materials - it's one of the best recycled gifts out there. Use bottle caps, wire, paper and more to create a cute craft you can display anywhere.
  46. Bottle Cap Snake Toy Looking for a fun toy that's eco-friendly? Make a Bottle Cap Snake Toy! Kids will love this recycled craft.
  47. Bottle Cap Wall Decor Boring white walls are so yesterday. Make your own Bottle Cap Wall Decor and add fun and flare to your space. Bottle cap craft ideas are a great way to repurpose recyclable materials. Instead of throwing away the caps, use them for your project.
  48. Bread Tag Charm Bracelet Looking for craft supplies? Head to the grocery store! Use tags from loaves of bread to create your own Bread Tag Charm Bracelet. Jewelry craft ideas don't get more unique or adorable than this!
  49. Bread Tag Jazzy Jewelry Instead of tossing those plastic bread tags, turn them into jazzy jewelry with a bit of paint. Best of all, when people ask you where you bought your fantastic jewelry, you will have some fantastic bragging rights!
  50. Breakfast-Time Basketweave Placemat You probably have the materials for this placemat craft at home! This Breakfast-Time Basketweave Placemat is a great way to use old cereal boxes and milk cartons. Your kids will love having their favorite cereal box cartoons on the table!
  51. Brown Bag Handle Bracelet Show off your stylish side with recycled jewelry crafts. A Brown Bag Handle Bracelet is shockingly easy to make and so chic! Don't throw out those brown paper bags - repurpose them and create pretty bangles instead.
  52. Brown Bag Place Mat Use a weaving technique, a recycled paper bag and eco-friendly craft projects to make an attractive and earth friendly place mat. All the products used to create this charming place mat are eco friendly.
  53. Burnt Brown Bag Box The a vintage technique and some Aleene's Tacky Glue for this project. If you like to make crafts from recycled materials, then you'll love making your own Burnt Brown Bag Box. This is a great piece to display or give as a gift.
  54. Cardboard Ribbon Spool Flowers Save those spools! Floral craft ideas don't get much more fun than this. Create your own Cardboard Ribbon Spool Flowers and glue them to a painted background. This is a great idea for anyone that loves vibrant wall art.
  55. CD Case Picture Frame Turn regular jewel cases (CD cases) into a hanging picture frame. This is a great way to recycle spare CD cases and is an inexpensive craft gift for Mother's Day, Father's Day or any other occasion.
  56. CD Cupcake Stand Use this recycled CD craft idea from Alexa Westerfield to make a CD cupcake stand. Turn an old CD into a cute stand to hold a single cupcake for your next party.
  57. Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet What's better than a bouquet of flowers? A Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet, of course! If you like making recycled gifts, crafts from household items or upcycle ideas, then you'll love these commitment-free flowers.
  58. Coffee Cup Tool Carrier Coffee lovers, this is the perfect project for you. Save your stash of (unused) paper cups and create a Coffee Cup Tool Carrier. This is a great way to integrate Earth Day crafts into your everyday life. In fact, you can make this anytime of year!
  59. Coffee Jug Planter Recycle an old coffee container by turning it into this Coffee Jug Planter. This upcycled craft is perfect for Earth Day or Labor Day and is a fun way to reuse items you probably have around the house already.
  60. Coffee Stained Roses Did you spill coffee on your favorite white tee shirt? Don't toss it! With these Coffee Stained Roses, you can transform stained tee shirts into new wearable accessories. Old tee shirt crafts like this are great for cleaning out your closet.
  61. Colorful Paper Pens Update plain pens with this fun green craft project. All the products used to create these paper pens are eco-friendly. The surfaces are covered with a paper grocery bag. The paints contain no or low VOCs (volatile organic compounds).
  62. Cool2Cast Mini Frames Think it's hard to be eco-friendly when it comes to crafting? Then you haven't seen these Cool2Cast Mini Frames! Save blister plastic from packaging and create these cute keepsakes. These little frames make a great gift.
  63. Crafty Coffee Bag Apron Have a friend or family member that loves coffee? This Crafty Coffee Bag Apron by Jane Skoch would make the perfect gift.
  64. Cute QTip Dolls All out of upcycled ideas? Need some crafty inspiration? Look no further than your bathroom cabinet. Cute QTip Dolls are completely adorable and fun for all ages! Use cereal box cardboard and yarn scraps for this project.
  65. Daisy Container Turn an old coffee container or oatmeal container into a lovely daisy container. This is great for holding anything you wish like kitchen utensils, gardening materials or even snack treats.
  66. Decoupaged Book Page Trunks Give plain storage items a major makeover. Use decoupage and an old book to upcycle and old trunk and create something entirely new. Decoupaged Book Page Trunks can be tailored to fit any age group or aesthetic taste - let your creativity shine.
  67. Denim Apron and Basket for Mom This Denim Apron and Basket would make a wonderful Mother's Day gift. Great for women who love gardening, crafting, and organizing, this 2 part gift is eco-friendly and easy to make. Fill with new gardening tools for a gift that will keep on giving
  68. Denim Needle Case Turn an old pair of jeans into this useful Denim Needle Case, great for storing all your sewing supplies. This is a fun project for Earth Day and a fun way to upcycle that old pair of jeans that you've been meaning to throw away for a while now.
  69. DIY Cheese Plate With an old cutting board and some drawer pulls, you can create your very own DIY Cheese Plate, great for using at parties or giving as a gift. This is a quick and easy project that anyone can do!
  70. DIY Letter Desk Turn an old baby changing station into a functional DIY Letter Desk. With some basic construction tools and some patience, you can create a desk that's unique and budget-friendly.
  71. Drawstring Sock Pouch This Drawstring Sock Pouch project is a great way to recycle those socks whose partners were eaten by the washing machine. Follow the instructions to learn how to make a drawstring pouch out of socks, gloves, or mittens. Use it as a change purse!
  72. Dreamboat Coasters All the products used to create these charming coasters are eco-friendly. The coasters are made from a corrugated cardboard box, and covered with paper cut from a recycled paper bag. The tacky Green Glue is completely botanical.
  73. 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 seeds.
  74. Earth Day Tote Bag The Earth Day Tote Bag is a great green art project for the whole family! Show your appreciation for the planet with this cute and conscious design.
  75. Easter Table Favor Cups Recycle plastic snack-size fruit cups (like individual applesauce containers) to create adorable Easter favors for table place settings. Create a tulip favor cup or an Easter bunny cup cleverly hiding a lollipop.
  76. Easy Recycled Fruit and Veggie Bag Talk about going green! Transform sturdy bags made from recycled materials into storage bags for fruit and vegetables in this tutorial from Jenya of MyEvaForeva. Easy to make and washable, these bags make going green simple.
  77. Eco Friendly Bag with Industrial Felt and Recycled Leather Industrial wool felt is a sustainable and biodegradable material that works perfectly as a sturdy material for this bag. Recycled leather accents add attractive contrast and durability.
  78. Eco Friendly T Shirt This eco-friendly T-shirt, painted with a cute leaf, instructs people to "Think Green." The message is important but still friendly.
  79. Eco Froggy Bank Recycle your plastic cup after enjoying a cool, frothy drink by making this Eco Froggy Bank. Create this recycled craft instead of throwing away your used cup. All you have to do is rinse it out - be sure to save the domed lid!
  80. Eco Green Tea Light Holder Kids and adults alike will love this Eco Green Tea Light Holder. Made with 100% recycled items, this tea light holder is great for parties, weddings, or everyday use. Gather up those toilet paper rolls and get ready to make something beautiful!
  81. Embellished Cigar Box Save that old cigar box and create a recycled craft project. An Embellished Cigar Box looks great and is perfect for storage.
  82. Embossed Water Bottle Bracelets Looking for an inspirational craft project? Look no further than your recycle bin. Make Embossed Water Bottle Bracelets and include meaningful words and phrases on your pieces. Recycled water bottle crafts are both eco-friendly and fun to make!
  83. Fancy Coffee Filter Corsage Be creative and thrifty with this coffee filter corsage. Make one for Mother's Day or your best friend's birthday. Fancy crafts don't have to be expensive, or difficult. Enjoy this tutorial from A Fanciful Twist.
  84. Faux Antique Copper Recycled Container Turn an unrecyclable container into a functional decorative object using Earth Safe Finishes! Keep containers such as this out of the landfills by creatively converting them with easy to use and environment friendly products.
  85. Faux Felted Water Bottle Bracelets Go green with this recycled craft ideas. Faux Felted Water Bottle Bracelets are a fun and sophisticated way to reuse old plastic water bottles.
  86. Felt Coffee Cup Cozies Keep you hands safe from the heat of your coffee, tea, or hot chocolate with these cute Felt Coffee Cup Cozies. Made with wool felt, these cozies make holding your coffee cup comfortable and easy.
  87. Felt Floral Plastic Bottle Bracelet Recycled plastic bottle crafts are the perfect excuse to go green! Make yourself a Felt Floral Plastic Bottle Bracelet and save the environment at the same time. Save your water or beverage bottle and make something you can wear forever.
  88. Floral Wall Organizer Learn how to make a fabric wall hanging organizer with this handy tutorial from Earth Safe Finishes. This Floral Wall Organizer is great for storing recipes, mail or whatever else needs some order.
  89. Get Those Records Off the Shelf Water Fountain In need of some handmade craft ideas? Check out this great craft that uses old records. Family fun crafts as good as this one are hard to find. For those who want some simple crafts to make, this project is perfect.
  90. Glittery Bottle Cap Magnets Plastic bottle cap crafts are a great excuse to reduce, reuse and recycle! Turn a boring fridge into a sparkly surface with Glittery Bottle Cap Magnets. This colorful project is simple and fun - make a bunch and create cool designs!
  91. Glitzy Snowman Ornaments Use toilet paper tubes to create cute snowman Christmas ornaments with a touch of glitter. These are a great low-cost Christmas activity to do with the whole family.
  92. Go Green Baby Clothes Painting plain baby sets is a great way to make personalized baby clothes. It's also a great way to go green. Go Green Baby Clothes uses earth friendly colorants so your baby will look adorable while he or she helps to save the planet.
  93. Go Green Yarn Caddy Use a large 1 gallon plastic vinegar bottle to create a handy yarn caddy with this idea from Tina Johnson. Go green, save money and make your crochet and knitting easier.
  94. Gold Tipped Mason Jar Vases These Gold Tipped Mason Jar Vases will give an elegant and lovely look to any indoor or outdoor celebration. Use these golden vases to hold flowers, utensils, or candy canes for Christmas time.
  95. Green Crafted Silk Sari Ribbon Tassel Go green and recycle. Make some cute ribbon tassels that can be used for anything. You can make these tassels to hold back your curtains or decorate a pillow. Whatever you wish, it's up to you.
  96. Green Crafting Gift Wrap Bow Don't throw out your old magazines, do some green crafting with them. Having a lot of patience and time you can create this amazing-looking multi-looped gift bow. Magazines have never been so crafty until now.
  97. Groovy T Shirt Tote Why go green and sacrifice style? With this Groovy T-Shirt Tote, there's no need to. This bag is made from recycled and earth-safe materials so feel free to strut your stuff and be groovy.
  98. Happy Scrappy Birds These adorable Happy Scrappy Birds can be made with whatever scrap fabric you have on hand, from old tee shirts to ratted old quilts. These precious puffy birds would be perfect place settings for a spring party or country wedding.
  99. Housewarming Gift Box Welcome your new neighbors with a Housewarming Gift Box. Nothing says hello quite like recycled gifts. Crafts like this one show you care. Simple recycle corrugated cardboard and use it to construct a miniature house that you can paint.
  100. How to Craft With Toilet Paper Rolls: 5 Recycled Craft Ideas When you know how to craft with toilet paper rolls, you open yourself up to a whole new world of creative possibilities. There are so many different types of recycled craft ideas for adults and kids alike, so you'll never be bored.
  101. How to Make a DIY Candle Holder Learn How to Make a DIY Candle Holder by transforming an old lamp. With this easy DIY tutorial, you'll be able to create this trash to treasure project in no time. This is a great way to use that awesome thrift store find.
  102. How to Make a Tee Shirt Fringe Scarf Take an old tee shirt and transform it into this awesome fringe scarf. By following the guidelines in this How to Make a Tee Shirt Fringe Scarf tutorial, you'll learn how to make your very own accent scarf in any color of the rainbow!
  103. How to Make a Tee Shirt Scarf + 18 Tee Shirt Crafts Have some old tee shirts on hand? Turn them into accessories, home decor, and even learn how to make a tee shirt scarf with this collection of tee shirt crafts. We even have some ideas on how to revamp the tees you wear all the time!
  104. How to Make a Vintage Decoupaged Bird Feeder Making a bird feeder with kids or friends is a fun activity to do anytime of year. With this tutorial on How to Make a Vintage Decoupaged Bird Feeder, you can create beautiful works of art that are functional and decorative.
  105. How to Make an Eye Mask from a Tee Shirt Catch some zzz's with your favorite tee! You can make this easy eye mask using an old tee shirt. Old t-shirt crafts like this are perfect for helping to clean out your closet and make great little gifts for bridal and baby showers!
  106. How to Make Glitter Your Garbage Magnets Upcycle bottle caps and learn how to make Glitter Your Garbage Magnets. This is a great way to go green and craft on a budget. For this project, the more glitter the better! These magnets are great for decorating your fridge!
  107. How to Make Paper Beads Paper beads are a great green craft and fun for all ages. Make a variety of beads and then start making some jewelry! Paper beads are also excellent embellishments for your other paper crafts.
  108. How to Make Plarn, Plastic Bag Yarn 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.
  109. How to Naturally Dye Easter Eggs Instead of purchasing chemical dyes, use natural fruit and vegetable dyes to color eggs this Easter. The natural beauty of these Easter eggs is stunning and you can show kids how people used to color food and clothing before chemical dyes.
  110. Jewel Case Pendant Lamp Save those old CD cases! Using these recycled craft ideas, you can turn old CD cases into a dazzling jewel case pendant lamp. If you're looking for CD Craft Projects, don't forget to craft with the cases too.
  111. K-Cup Flower Pin Cushion Want to know how to recycle K-Cups into cute crafts? Check out this idea and make a K-Cup flower pin cushion. What a cute way to recycle K-Cups and store your pins.
  112. Light Up Pine Cone Basket Give this inexpensive homemade gift during the holiday season! This Light Up Pine Cone Basket makes a fragrant statement and looks amazing.
  113. Little Miss Green Apron Searching for a great, green homemade craft idea? The Little Miss Green Apron is perfect for anyone wanting to make an eco-friendly project! Follow these simple steps for green crafting perfection.
  114. Look of Embossing with Glue Frame Are you ready to get creative and make cereal box crafts? Create a keepsake with this Look of Embossing with Glue Frame. No one will know this project was created from the remnants of your favorite breakfast cereal.
  115. Lovely Lampshade Bowl Good craft ideas are often unexpected. This Lovely Lampshade Bowl is a great upcycle idea that will make your home look cute.
  116. Making Reusable Shopping Bags from Placemats Lets help the planet by not using plastic bags or paper bags when we are out shopping. Heres an idea using a fabric placemat, to make your own reusable bag and upcycle at the same time.
  117. Mini Bottle Cap Birdcage Use caps from plastic bottle to create your own miniature bird cage! Who knew plastic bottle cap crafts could be so dainty? Hang a Mini Bottle Cap Bird Cage from your rearview mirror to add a little fun to your daily commute.
  118. Mini K-Cup Bushel Basket Recycle K-cups the crafty way! You can make these mini k-cup bushel baskets to put on your knick-knack shelf and add some whimsy to your kitchen. This craft is a great way to use up those mounting k-cups.
  119. Mod Podge Mason Jars Store anything from craft supplies to silverware in these super cute and easy to make Mod Podge Mason Jars. Recycled crafts like this are great for classrooms or craft groups, and it's an easy way to clear out your craft stash and get organized.
  120. Mosaic Coasters from Cereal Boxes Decorate your table with Mosaic Coasters from Cereal Boxes. This recycled craft isn't complicated or expensive - but it's definitely fun!
  121. Mosaic Heart Plaque Show how much you care with a Mosaic Heart Plaque. This recycles craft uses glass from broken china or other collectibles to create a unique project.
  122. Muslin Snack Bags These little muslin snack bags are the perfect size for all you snacking needs and perfectly environmentally friendly to boot! Follow these instructions for sewing your own snack bags for everyday use.
  123. Noisy Noisemakers Learn how to make noisemakers with these kids craft ideas. These aren't any old noisemakers they're Noisy Noisemakers!
  124. Oatmeal Box Doll Cradle Recycle your oatmeal boxes into doll beds with this cereal box craft. You'll learn how to make a doll bed using an old oatmeal container, some scrap fabric, and a hot glue gun. These easy crafts are even appropriate for children.
  125. Oatmeal Box Pencil Holder These containers look great, even though they are recycled materials. Match up peoples favorite hobbies, loves and likes with the pictures. Give as a gift filled with pencils or pens.
  126. Oatmeal Container 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.
  127. Old Jeans Bracelet Recycle old blue jeans into a funky beaded bracelet with this easy craft idea. The Old Jeans Bracelet is a simple way of recycling clothing, and it costs virtually nothing!
  128. Old World Glass Jar Candle Holder 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 cha
  129. Organic Seedling Planters Use recycled items like toilet paper rolls to make these Organic Seedling Planters. These DIY flower planters are great for kids as they learn how and why plants grow. This is a great project for Earth Day and an easy way to get seeds started!
  130. Oversized Drink Bottle Pendant Want to make recycled jewelry that stands out from the crowd? Save an empty plastic bottle and create an Oversized Drink Bottle Pendant that you can wear with any outfit. Use paint pens instead of real "bling" - they add a ton of sparkle!
  131. Owl Sponge Postcard Say hello to a family member of friend with an Owl Sponge Postcard. Quick and easy sponge crafts are a real hoot and this project is a great example. Use felt, buttons and other embellishments to bring a boring, unused grout sponge to life.
  132. Painted Plate Owl If you're looking for home decor crafts to make but don't want to spend a fortune, consider creating your own Painted Plate Owl. You might think that these crafts are for kids, but this is actually a sophisticated project you'll want to display.
  133. Paper Bracelet from Coffee Cup Rims Looking for unique and unexpected jewelry craft ideas? Look no further than this cool bracelet! Save leftover coffee cups and create your own Paper Bracelet from Coffee Cup Rims. Use beads and yarn to make it pop!
  134. Paper Plate Gratitude Flowers Use a plain paper plate, buttons from your stash and a small piece of embroidery floss to create your own Paper Plate Gratitude Flowers. Paper flowers are a great way to decorate your space during even the coldest winter months.
  135. Paper Towel Jewelry and Earring Holder No need to recycle that cardboard tube - use it to create your own Paper Towel Jewelry and Earring Holder. Make your own DIY jewelry stand using paint, washi tape and other easy-to-find supplies. Now you can display your favorite baubles with pride.
  136. Paper Tube Lavender Sachet This Paper Tube Lavender Sachet is a great way to use up items around your home. These handmade sachets work well in your drawer or closet and make wonderful gifts for loved ones.
  137. Pet Mosaic Plaque Show your furry friend how much you care! A Pet Mosaic Plaque is the perfect tribute to your constant companion. Use an old, clean peanut butter jar lid as your canvas! Recycled craft projects are a guilt-free, frugal option for every type of crafter
  138. Pine Cone Glitter Ballerinas Pine cone crafts are fun, easy, and most importantly, environmentally friendly! These pine cone glitter ballerinas are a thrifty craft project you can do with pine cones that you find in the yard and lots of glitter.
  139. Pink Flower Water Bottle Bracelets Recycle water bottles into fun pink flower bracelets with this craft project from Tiffany Windsor. Sister Eco-Heidi Borchers has been teaching the technique to kids and adults for years!
  140. Pizza Box Art The kids will really get into the spirit of recycling with this fun project made on a pizza box. The pretty egret is made with pieces of CDs.
  141. Pizza Box Jewelry Box Turn an old pizza box into usable jewelry storage with this Pizza Box Jewelry Box tutorial. This is a great project for a teen to do with her friends and it's a eco-friendly and fun way to reuse materials you have already.
  142. Pizza Box Wall Art Crafts from recycled materials can look good and light up a room! One example of this idea is Pizza Box Wall Art. Decorate your space by repurposing an old pizza box. It's a great way to help the environment!
  143. Plastic Bottle Bathroom Storage Reuse an old plastic bottle and turn it into useful bathroom storage. This Plastic Bottle Bathroom Storage project is perfect for holding makeup, toothbrushes, or cotton balls.
  144. Plastic Bottle Birdfeeder 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.
  145. Plastic Bottle Birdhouse A two-liter bottle of soda is perfect for a party, but what about after your guests leave? Instead of throwing away an empty container, make an eco-friendly craft that benefits the environment! A Plastic Bottle Birdhouse is the perfect summer craft!
  146. Plastic Bottle Cap Bird Go green and make plastic bottle cap crafts that adults and kids will love to look at. A Plastic Bottle Cap Bird is a fun and whimsical decorative piece you can display anywhere. Use feathers and fabric scraps to bring your little guy to life.
  147. Plastic Bottle Lid Art Even plastic bottle lids can be recycled for fantastic art projects like this one. Turn the lids into a contemporary art canvas that's sophisticated but easy enough for kids to do!
  148. Plastic Bottle Pendant Water bottle crafts are eco-friendly and so much fun to make. Dip into your recycle bin and create your a Plastic Bottle Pendant that you can wear with any outfit. Choose colorful alcohol inks to bring your piece to life and add dimension.
  149. 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!
  150. Plastic Jug Light Fixture Would you ever guess that this DIY light fixture is made from a recycled plastic bottle? The Plastic Jug Light Fixture is a neat and eco-friendly project that will really impress your guests. So cheap and so chic!
  151. Plastic Spoons Easter Basket Use plastic spoons in assorted colors to create an Easter basket. The spoons are the perfect shape for painted Easter eggs that will glue flat.
  152. Plastic Water Bottle and Drinking Straw Necklace Make fun, eye-popping jewelry from recycled household items! No matter when you wear it, a colorful Plastic Water Bottle and Drinking Straw Necklace will surely make a statement. Have fun with this recycled plastic craft!
  153. Pop Bottle Dish with Ribbon Recycled craft ideas like this Pop Bottle Dish with Ribbon are so cheap and easy to make! With a few simple steps, you can have an adorable candy dish like this one for your coffee table.
  154. Recycled Bookmarks Do you like to create bookmarks? Then you'll love these Recycled Bookmarks. This is a cheap and fun project that you can make in under an hour!
  155. Recycled Bracelet Your morning joe just got even better! Make a Recycled Bracelet out of coffee cup sleeves. This is a fantastic and easy craft from recycled materials.
  156. Recycled Cardboard Caddy I love the shape and the convenience of caddies, but hate the cost of them. So, I decided to make my own. Eco friendly crafts are my favorite and are always FUN! Let me show you how I made mine!
  157. Recycled Cardboard Gift Boxes Have you ever seen recycled crafts that look as good as these Recycled Cardboard Gift Boxes? Simple spring crafts like these are worth the work that goes into them. You'll love engaging basic crafting techniques to yield a homemade gift box like this
  158. 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.
  159. Recycled CD Coasters These fun Recycled CD Coasters are a great way to put old CD's to good use. This fun collection of coasters makes a great gift and is so budget friendly. CD crafts like this are also great for group activities and craft nights with your kids.
  160. Recycled Coffee Cup Rose Save your leftover cardboard coffee cups and create pretty paper flowers! A Recycled Coffee Cup Rose is a pretty, eco-friendly alternative to the real thing. Make a bouquet and give it to someone you love.
  161. Recycled Decoupage Luminary Jars Make everyday Earth Day with Recycled Decoupage Luminary Jars. Save old jars, clean them out and decorate the outside with tissue paper and other meaningful images. Display them indoors on a table or outside on a porch in the summertime.
  162. Recycled Felt and Plastic Cuffs Save felt scraps and plastic water bottles for crafts to make and wear. Recycled Felt and Plastic Cuffs are a cute and stylish option for eco-friendly crafters. You won't believe how easy it is to use common items to create one-of-a-kind jewelry.
  163. Recycled Gift Bottles Do you have old glass bottles sitting around your home? Don't throw them away! Make Recycled Gift Bottles and give them to your friends. This is a great craft made from recycled materials.
  164. Recycled Gift Cans Skip the gift wrap aisle the next time you're at the store - these Recycled Gift Cans are a fun and fabulous eco-friendly option. Crafts with cans help you cut down on your trash haul and save money on supplies. Add pretty paper for a unique look.
  165. Recycled Glass Jar Candleholder Don't throw out that old glass jar or vase. Instead brainstorm recycled craft ideas like this Recycled Glass Jar Candleholder and breathe new life into an old piece. Use decoupage to add an unexpected and exciting design.
  166. Recycled Glue Muse Doll Need a little artistic inspiration? Look no further than this adorable Recycled Glue Muse Doll. To start off, all you'll need is an empty glue bottle. This craft is perfect for the earth-conscious crafter.
  167. Recycled Grocery Bag Gift Tags These Recycled Grocery Bag Gift Tags will add an exciting eco-friendly look to your homemade gifts. Get creative with DIY tags by transforming those grocery bags into gift wrapping accessories.
  168. Recycled Heart Box Make a Recycled Heart Box after Valentine's Day. Crafts from recycled materials look good and are good for the environment. Trim your trash and save cash.
  169. Recycled Magazine Cork Board Transform old magazine pages into this fun Recycled Magazine Cork Board. This is a great way to clear out your magazine stash and create something decorative and unique at the same time!
  170. Recycled Magazine Floral Wreath 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.
  171. Recycled Newspaper Beads Learn to make fashionable, chunky jewelry beads out of recycled newspaper and impress your friends with your eco-friendly ingenuity.
  172. Recycled Newspaper Favors Create recycled newspaper favors to give away at your next party. Learn how to craft with old newspapers and have a blast doing it.
  173. Recycled Pizza Peace Pendant A late night pizza might not be the best idea if you're on a diet, but it can be a great idea if you love green recycled crafts! Use the spacer from your meal to create a Recycled Pizza Peace Pendant. Who knew going green could taste so good?
  174. Recycled Plastic Jewelry Many plastic take-out and supermarket containers (such the ones strawberries come in) can be shrunk like Shrinky Dinks to make beautiful jewelry.
  175. Recycled Record Clock You can turn a nostalgic record into a personalized, sentimental clock using these crafts with records. The recycled record clock can be made with any record, but it would be extra special with your wedding song or other sentimental tune.
  176. Recycled Sweater Throw Pillows This eco-crafting idea uses recycled sweaters found at thrift stores or in the backs of closets to create cozy pillows. For the best results, look for sweaters with embellishments or great texture.
  177. Recycled Tic Tac Toe Game Have fun at home with friends and family - all you need is this Recycled Tic Tac Toe Game! You won't believe how easy it is to make this craft from recycled materials.
  178. Recycled Tin Can Luminaries With a little creativity, tin cans become surprisingly elegant luminaries instead of trash.
  179. Recycled Treat Containers Use left-over food containers and supplies to craft these charming Recycled Treat Containers. These will make the perfect storage place for little Sparky's puppy treats.
  180. Recycled Umbrella Skirt Try this simple sewing project for a Recycled Umbrella Skirt and you'll never be caught in the same outfit as a friend. This creative recycling craft is good for the environment and for your wardrobe. Plus you'll be set if caught in a storm!
  181. Recycled Wool Sweater Beads Use an old wool sweater to create this fantastic recycled craft idea! Recycled Wool Sweater Beads look great as part of a necklace.
  182. 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!
  183. Repurposed Glass Jar to Colorful Catch All Do you love to keep decorative jars in the house for spare change, loose pens, or even wrapped candies? With this craft you can save the planet by repurposing an old food jar and create something beautiful for your home in the process.
  184. Repurposed Magazine Gift Bags If you're wracking your brain for party favor ideas or searching for tiny present packages, collect a few pretty ads to construct these Repurposed Magazine Gift Bags by Melony Bradley. They're perfect for gifting artisan candies or jewelry.
  185. Repurposed Reverse Fabric Earrings Jewelry can be expensive so why not make your own recycled jewelry crafts? Save your plastic water bottles and create your own Repurposed Reverse Fabric Earrings. This project is shockingly easy and so much fun.
  186. Repurposed Soda Can Wall Art Before you toss your soda can, take a second to consider the creative possibilities! Make Repurposed Soda Can Wall Art and find a sense of empowerment! Repurposing materials for crafts like this is a great green option.
  187. 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.
  188. Reusable Crochet Scrubbies If you're looking for ways to be a little kinder to the environment, then check out these Reusable Crochet Scrubbies. Instead of using face wash wipes, use some crocheted scrubbies. These little face wash pads can be used over and over again.
  189. Reusable Market Tote Bag Help the environment and ditch the plastic grocery bags in favor of reusable tote bags. Use this idea to help jazz up a boring tote bag with fabric paint, iron-on crystals and cherries fashion design.
  190. Reverse Painted Water Bottle Necklace Looking for ways to spice up your wardrobe and stand out from the crowd? Create a Water Bottle Necklace - it's an easy way to accessorize! Recycled plastic bottle crafts are an ideal way to show your creativity and save the planet at the same time.
  191. Robbie the Recycled Robot Robbie the Robot is the perfect Earth Day craft for kids! Making Robbie is a simple and creative way to learn more about recycling and our environment. And he looks pretty cute, too!
  192. See-Through Zippered Clutch Sure, it's easy to head to the mall and pick up an over-priced bag, but what fun is that. Instead, make a See-Through Zippered Clutch that's sure to get noticed. Purse crafts for teens and adults are a fun and easy way to save money and get creative.
  193. Silk Flower Wall Decor Decorate your home for less with Silk Flower Wall Decor. This is a fun and easy craft made from recycled materials. What could be better?
  194. Simple Spring Magnets These Simple Spring Magnets are a fun and easy craft activity perfect for a rainy day. Just gather your old magnets, some cardboard and you are good to go! Enjoy this fun and inexpensive activity with your kids.
  195. Smashed Soda Can Animals A smashed soda or aluminum can becomes a funny cow, pig or bear. This is fun activity and a great way to teach kids about recycling.
  196. Soda Bottle Chandelier Here's a great way to reuse all those water bottles that you have collecting in your recycle bin. With some simple supplies and a little patience, you can create this Soda Bottle Chandelier, perfect for displaying in your craft room or a playroom.
  197. Soda Can Butterfly Pin Here are some genius Sizzix ideas to use with an old soda can. You've gotta love soda can crafts because they're not only thrifty but they're also eco-friendly! In this video you'll learn how to make a beautiful butterfly pin using your Sizzix.
  198. Soda Can Coasters Here is a fun recycled project that is quick and easy. It is guaranteed to make people smile when they realize the coasters are constructed from soda can metal.
  199. Soda Can Fish Art Do your part to save the environment by making an aluminum can craft you can display forever! You don't need a fishing pole for this project - just some imagination and soda cans! Make your own Soda Can Fish Art and display it on your mantel.
  200. Soda Can Flower Box Topper Use a colorful can to create a fun addition to your next gift. This aluminum can craft will give any boring package an extra dose of fun and excitement. Make a Soda Can Flower Box Topped for a birthday or holiday.
  201. Soda Can Letter Art If you're interested in making your own crafty wall decor, look no further than your recycle bin. Instead of throwing away an empty aluminum can, create Soda Can Letter Art. You can spell out a word or phrase that motivates and excites you.
  202. Soda Can Lightcatcher Grab your recycle bin and start digging! Recycled can crafts are a great way to grow green and decorate your space at the same time. This Soda Can Lightcatcher is a fun summery project that will sparkle in the sunlight.
  203. 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.
  204. Spaghetti Jar Luminaries Once dinner is over, clean out that glass jar and create your own lovely outdoor lighting. These Spaghetti Jar Luminaries are great for outdoor parties, and you don't need much more than a glass jar and some wire!
  205. Sparkle Fairies This pin is pretty, adorable and fun to make - what could be better? Sparkle Fairies are fun soda can crafts that also help you trim your trash. Go green and use empty, washed-out aluminum cans for your project.
  206. Spring Bird on a Pedestal This recycled paper sculpture looks like an old iron piece that has been painted and re-painted. It is a bright and cheery reminder that spring is on the way!
  207. 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 or in your closet for a quick and easy fragrant boost.
  208. Stenciled Wine Box Go green this season with upcycled crafts. Make a Stenciled Wine Box using acrylic paint and stamps and more. Save a wine box and turn it into a cool and crafty package. Bring one along to your next party for a fun hostess gift.
  209. T shirt Necklace Want to make this fun necklace? Get to work cleaning your closets and save some old t-shirts and you will have "shopped" for all the supplies you will need. This thrifty jewelry craft will have all the moms wondering how you did it.
  210. Tea Light Flowers Napkin Rings Instead of tossing empty tea lights, those shiny metal holders for the mini-candles, why not make them into something beautiful? Create tea light flowers for cute napkin rings.
  211. The Right Yarn for Green Knitting Discusses the environmental problems of traditional cotton yarn and how organic cotton and hemp are better alternatives.
  212. Think Green Green is no longer just a color, but a way of life that artists and crafters have embraced. Its easy to go green in your creativity by just being more aware of your projects and supplies.
  213. Tin Can Gift Holders Don't throw away those old tin cans! Instead, make a recycled gift craft. Tin Can Gift Holders are a fun and unique way to show you care.
  214. Tin Can Organizer Get your life organized with this Tin Can Organizer. Made from recycled material, crafts like this are Earth friendly and easy on the wallet. You can use this tin can craft to store anything from silverware to art supplies.
  215. Tin Frame Cut Outs These Tin Frame Cut Outs are perfect for using up aluminum supplies that you have around the house. Decorate frames, border light switch covers, or come up with your own creative way to add some texture to your project.
  216. Tiny Altered Candy Tin Don't throw away that tiny tin! Instead create a Tiny Altered Candy Tin. This is a great recycled craft project that doesn't take much time to complete.
  217. Tissue Box Pendant Use cold and flu season to your advantage and use empty tissue boxes for your recycled jewelry crafts. A Tissue Box Pendants is the perfect addition to any outfit. Make one that is shiny, colorful and full of personality!
  218. Toast and Limerick CD Coasters You'll never be at a loss for words with these Toast and Limerick CD Coasters. Made with old CD's and scrapbook paper, these clever coasters are embellished with a clever limerick or toast, so they're great for a man cave or giving to your guy!
  219. Top 10 Recycled Magazine Crafts 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, its kind to the environment.
  220. Top 20 Ways to Recycle After the Holidays with Crafting Looking for ways to be a little greener? These craft ideas will help you to reuse and recycle materials from your holiday celebrations.
  221. Tuna Can Party Lights Jazz up your outdoor decorations with these fun and crafty Tuna Can Party Lights! Made from aluminum tuna cans, this recycled project is a great way to get the look you love for less. They're easy to make and fun to show off to your friends!
  222. Turn Old Jeans into Pot Holders Transform your old jeans into handy (har har har) pot holders.
  223. Ugly Sweater Purse Just can't bear to toss that ugly sweater? Turn it into a cute purse instead! This Ugly Sweater Purse is a great way to get the look of a cute knit handbag with absolutely no knitting involved at all!
  224. Upcycled Art Paper Tray Transform an old item into a piece of art with simple altered craft ideas. Make an Upcycled Art Paper Tray using weaving techniques and find out how easy it is to reinvent a boring household item. You can use this idea for wall art and decor crafts.
  225. Upcycled Cake Box This Upcycled Cake Box is a great way to turn an old box into something useful and fun. By using Gelatos to create this beautiful ombre effect, you can turn an ordinary box you might throw into the recycling bin into something colorful and useful.
  226. Upcycled CD Cupcake Stand Don't throw away those old CDs! Instead, create an Upcycled Cupcake Stand that you can display on your kitchen table. Upcycled crafts ideas are great for saving money and repurposing items you already have. This is the perfect project for a party!
  227. Upcycled Containers Recycle bins and containers for a fun, thrifty craft project that doubles as organization! These upcycled containers are decoupaged with scrap paper and then put to use!
  228. Upcycled Drink Cozy In a few easy steps, you can turn an ordinary pair of gloves into an Upcycled Drink Cozy. Perfect for hot and cold drinks, this upcycled craft project is a great way to give your water bottles, cups, and glasses a new look without spending a penny!
  229. Upcycled Newspaper Earrings Upcycle a brown paper bag and your daily newspaper to create your own Upcycled Newspaper Earrings. Upcycled ideas like this help you recycle commonly used materials and save on supplies. Plus, these earrings are adorable!
  230. Upcycled Reusable Shopping Bags Give new life to your reusable shopping bags with this Upcycled Reusable Shopping Bag tutorial. This is a fun and clever way to add your own personality to those totes that you use again and again.
  231. Upcycled Vintage Fabric Flowers Fabric roses are a great craft because they can bloom at any time and in any climate! Save an old t-shirt and repurpose it to create your own Upcycled Vintage Fabric Flowers. Stick a flower anywhere - on your shirt, your shoes or in your hair!
  232. Velvet Ribbon Wraps Celebrate spring with pretty, eco-friendly craft ideas. Make Velvet Ribbon Wraps add a fun colorful touch to milk bottle vases! In just three easy steps you can create a decorative accent for your next dinner party.
  233. Video Project: Reusable Carrot Easter Bag Make a reusable Easter bag that stuffs into its own carrot pocket for easy storage. This reusable Easter bag is made from bed sheets and is a great alternative to purchasing plastic bags or baskets this Easter.
  234. Vinyl Record Bowl How to turn a vinyl record into a decorative bowl.
  235. Water Bottle and Paper Bangles Rock an earth-friendly, fashionable look with Water Bottle and Paper Bangles. For this recycled craft project, you'll need metallic foil tape, scrapbook paper and empty plastic bottles. Customize each piece to create the perfect look.
  236. Water Bottle Jewelry Want to look good but don't have a lot of cash to spend? Make Water Bottle Jewelry! This is a fun recycled craft that everyone will love.
  237. Water Bottle Room Divider Add depth and dimension to any room with a Water Bottle Room Divider. This craft is extremely inexpensive to make and looks store-bought. Recycled plastic bottle crafts are a great way to reduce, reuse and recycle!
  238. Water Bottle Storage Upcycle some water bottles into storage instead of letting them sit in land fills. You can have an organized craft room while being green if you recycle containers with water bottle storage.
  239. Watercolored Coffee Filter Roses Turn plain coffee filters into beautiful roses with this Watercolored Coffee Filter Roses tutorial. Perfect for putting in a vase or attaching to a wreath, these recycled crafts are sure to add a touch of Victorian style to your decor.
  240. Whimsical Chicken Noisemaker Don't throw away that plastic cup! Instead, use it to create a Whimsical Chicken Noisemaker! Crafts made from recycled materials are a great way to trim your trash and be eco-friendly! Plus, who wouldn't want this little cutie on their desk or table?
  241. Wise Owl Purse You're smart enough to see that this Wise Owl Purse is one of a kind. Learn how to make a shoulder bag unlike any other that you've had before from this free purse pattern. Fabric crafts rarely yield such rare results like this fun fowl bag.

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