Earth Day Craft: Upcycled Hanging Vases

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Have you eaten a jar of peanut butter lately?  Well, not a whole jar, but perhaps you finished off the last spoonful?  Don’t throw it away! You can use it to make these upcycled hanging vases! Supplies needed to make your own upcycled hanging vases: Hanging Lantern Handle (only $1.37!). Recycled Jars (see various options I sized below). Fabric Scraps, Paint, etc. Flowers for Vases or LED Votives for Lanterns. Let’s start with the simplest idea.  Leaving the lantern handle black as-is, {Read More}

Just in Time For Earth Day: 15 Recycled Crafts to Try

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In honor of Earth Day (April 22nd!), we have rounded up 15 awesome DIY recycled crafts you can easily re-create with Earth-friendly materials! Even you can make a difference, with just some small changes! If you find a project you want to try, simply click on the photo or link above it to view the full tutorial! We hope our roundup inspires you to create something beautiful with the elements around you! Enjoy! From fun kids crafts to stunning home decor, these {Read More}

Felt Earth Day DIY Bookmark

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Time for some planet love!  There are lots of ways to love our planet–my favorite are all a little crafty!  And, one of the most planet-friendly craft supplies is felt.  Yes, felt! You see, craft felt is actually plastic and made from things like recycled plastic bottles.  Therefore I thought that felt would be the perfect medium to use for creating a fun little Earth Day DIY bookmark.  Plus, I love felt! This DIY bookmark project is simple and useful–my {Read More}

Repurposed Lantern Turned DIY Succulent Planter

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Earth Day is right around the corner, and I’ve got a fun repurposing project you can do at home to green up your garden space!  These lanterns turned DIY succulent planters are easy to make (even the kids can help) and they’re also great in small spaces as long as they get some sun. Succulents are hard to kill (they typically need 4-6 hours of sunlight, and don’t over-water them) and they can usually be planted in shallower spaces than other {Read More}

How to Turn a Clock into a Retro DIY Purse

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I’ve had this idea in my head for a long time, and with Earth Day coming up it seemed like the perfect time to execute this upcycling project.  I just adore my new DIY purse! Made with a recycled old clock from the thrift store and wood purse box from Consumer Crafts, this retro DIY purse is the perfect accessory for me.  Hopefully you’ll enjoy it as much as I do! Supplies needed to make your own upcycled clock DIY purse: {Read More}

Mother’s Day Mason Jar DIY Candle + Free Printables

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Candle making has been something that I have been wanting to try for a while. I was a little intimidated to give it a go because it looked really messy or I would do something horribly wrong and burn my house down.  Well, I am here today to tell you I did it! Oh…and I did not burn my house down or make a huge mess! With Mother’s day right around the corner this is the perfect craft to try and to {Read More}