"12 Thrifty Trash to Treasure Crafts" eBook
Plastic bottles, old magazines, paper grocery bags and tattered sweaters all have something in common - they're trash. But that's not all, they also make great materials for crafting! From yogurt containers to oatmeal boxes, there's plenty of trash waiting to be turned into works of art. Even plastic bread tags can be used to make a stylish-looking necklace with the help of a little paint.
Using recycled materials or trash in your projects is also a fun way to save money. Turning trash into treasure isn't hard either, especially when you have a collection of free projects and instructions to use as your guide. If you hate throwing anything away, or just have a creative itch that needs to be scratched, you'll love this collection of thrifty trash to treasure crafts. Learn how to transform any piece of trash into a beloved treasure with this free eBook featuring 12 trash to treasure crafts.
"This eBook contains so many ideas from, "I've seen that but didn't know how it was done," to "WOW! I never would have thought of that." I love the idea of making the Brown Bag Placemat and Recycled Yogurt Cup Bud Vase for a party.
Vicki O'Dell of The Creative Goddess Blog
Plastic Bottle Lid Art (pg. 7) - Cover a blank cavnas with paint and plastic bottle lids to make a contemporary wall decoration. No one will believe that you used trash to craft this colorful creation.
Recycled Yogurt Cup Bud Vase (pg. 8) - Need a vase for your flowers, but don't want to spend the money? This project is an easy trash to treasure craft that makes a lovely vase out of a yogurt cup.
Green Crafting Gift Wrap Bow (pg. 10) - Here is one of the most useful trash to treasure crafts in the eBook. Use the pages of a magazine to create unique gift bows that are perfect for holidays, birthdays or any celebration that requires a gift.
Daisy Container (pg. 15) - Follow these step-by-step instructions to learn how to transform an oatmeal container or coffee tin into a cute storage container for the kitchen. The Daisy Container can be used to hold utensils, treats or whatever you wish!
Colorful Paper Pens (pg. 14) - Never lose a pen again. Jazz up your writing utensils with cute paper flowers crafted from grocery bags and paint. These pens are adorable and this project is a wonderful way to use left over paper.
Easy Recycled Fruit and Veggie Bag (pg. 19) - This trash to treasure craft not only uses recycled materials, it also promotes a green lifestyle. Craft this bag to take with you on your next shopping trip. Why waste the store's paper bags when you can use your own?
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