This page contains hundreds of tips, projects, and ideas for making recycled crafts.
I use dryer lint in a cardboard egg carton and drizzle old candle wax from scented candles that have lost their fragrance. Once it has cooled, I cut the sections of egg cradles to separate and put in a ziplock to keep dry.
This is a guide about craft ideas for stuffed animals. Old stuffies can can be repurposed, refilled, or salvaged for their parts for use in craft projects.
I'm a blanket and comforter hoarder. I need something to do with them. Any ideas on reusing and maybe selling them? Some have bad places on them, but still quite a bit left to reuse. Help me please. Thanks
Does anyone have picture of finished dogs? I do need complete detailed instructions. I have over 20 milk jugs saved and I'm ready.
We have lots of magazines and I would love to make something out of them with my granddaughter. Any ideas?
My computer has a heavy duty security system and will not allow the instructions for making plarn. Could someone email the directions to me directly? I have a lot of bags and would like to knit some outdoor rugs and chair seats. I have 8 feral cats who love sitting on my cushions....
How should I secure the top jug to the 'body' jug so the wind can't blow the top away? A good glue that is waterproof? What kind?
I am looking for crafts using bingo dauber caps. They are solid colours and rounded. They have to be good for something, but what?
I am searching for the name and instructions of a craftwork which is comprised of acrylic sheeting either side of recycled cards or paper formed into several templates.
Don't throw away old sweaters. Recycle them! I have even bought them at thrift stores to recycle. Most projects can be done in under an hour.
I am looking for instructions to make milk jugs into Snoopy dogs in a chorus line. Years ago I made just such a yard display and it was a big hit, but now, many years later, I can not remember how I attached the head to the body so it wouldn't be blown off.
How do you make a lighthouse out of Popsicle sticks? Step by step instructions would be great, thanks!
I have quite a few empty Folgers Instant containers, in different sizes. I just love the shape.I'm looking for suggestions on different ways to decorate and utilize these containers.
I have a lot of the small bags that sheets come in from Wal-Mart, they snap and some have elastic. I would like to know if anyone has a craft idea to use them for.
I use old greeting cards and scratched cds to make beautiful coasters. You make a template from a piece of acetate and place this so the part of the card you want to use is central.
How wide are the strips of plarn for the coin purse? How do you join the strips together in one strip to do the crocheting? Where in the first Rd do you turn your work?
I am just about to start making some tin robots from assorted cans. But I am wondering how to remove the logo from the tin coffee cans.
I'm new at this, and I'd like to know how to make the round paper beads. I can make the others, but not the round ones. Are there square ones too?
I use them for my snowman's pipe. First, paint any color you want. Smear glue inside the scoop, then stuff Spanish moss inside. Let dry. There, you have a pipe!
Does anyone have any ideas for using used greeting cards for craft projects?
This is a guide about crafts using plastic pull tabs. For the avid recycle crafter the plastic pull tabs on half gallons of milk and other foods, beg to be used.
I saw a purse made with the tabs pulled to open soda cans, and some other cans. I've been looking for directions to make the purse, or something else, but have not found any. Help, please!
What sort of tools are needed to cut old tires to make ornamental objects?
Does anyone know of recycled craft ideas for cellophane wrapping from bunches of flowers? Can these be made into flowers or butterflies? I have lots of pretty wrapping just don't know what to do with it.
I had an old door so I padded and covered it made head broad for a king size bed.
Can you please show me how to make the coasters out of beer bottle lids?
I am a caring clown and go to senior's care facilities. You mentioned making tap shoes from plastic lids. I have Mason jar lids and want to make them for the seniors. I also have elastics.
Don't get too eager to start cutting a shirt into rags. Take a good look at what you've got on hand: Buttons, button down pockets, placket-ed wrist bands with buttons, collars etc.