Tag Archives: recycle

Happy Halloween (and my Halloween craft fail)

Happy Halloween! I hope you have a fun day today, full of treats and no tricks. And speaking of tricks, I wanted to share my Halloween craft fail with you. When I shared the roundup of Cheesecloth Ghost tutorials, I … Continue reading

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A Fall Sweater Wreath and Felt Flower Bouquet

This fall wreath began life as a striped sweater, and when I saw it at a second-hand store, I knew we could make something beautiful from it. I wrapped it around a wreath and then got stuck. So, I called … Continue reading

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There’s no such things as a Styrofoam cup!

Nope, there are no Styrofoam cups and there aren’t Styrofoam meat trays, coolers, packing peanuts, or other foam products, either. After years of reading media reports about how “Styrofoam is bad for the environment”, I wanted to take a minute … Continue reading

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How to make recycled soda can flowers for a spring wreath

Today, I have a recycled craft idea for you. Have you seen the beautiful soda can bouquets? Well, we’ve displayed our soda can bouquet on a DIY flower wreath. Aluminum soda cans (or as we say in my neck of … Continue reading

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Valentine Wreath Week: Make a Sweet Surprises Paper Loop Valentine Wreath

Chocolate and Valentine’s Day seem to go together, so why not make a Paper Loop Valentine Wreath using candy bar wrappers? It’s double the fun! Look closely and check out a few more details, too, like paper hearts on wire … Continue reading

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How to make vintage, Valentine’s Day Snowmen (so adorable!)

Look at all of the sweet details on these darling, vintage, Valentine’s Day Snowmen. Designer Beth Watson uses glitter, dictionary pages, silver tinsel stems, buttons, and baker’s twine to make this mixed media, snowman craft. You’ll even recycle jars to … Continue reading

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