Cutting TiresWhether you are trying to dispose of your old tires or using them in a project, you may be looking for a way to easily cut them to suit your purpose. This is a page about cutting tires.
Crafts Using Old JeansWhether you are thinking of remaking them into other clothing items, decorations, rugs, or something completely different, there is a project just for you. This is a page about crafts using old jeans.
Making a Recycled Tin ManThis is a page about making a recycled tin man. Recycle clean empty food cans into a delightful tin man for your home or garden.
Using Wine Bottles In Stained GlassThis is a page about use wine bottles in stained glass. A bottle cutter can help you reuse glass containers to create beautiful projects.
Making a Coat Hanger Yarn DogUse an old hanger and a skein of yarn to make a yarn dog. This is a page for making a yarn dog.
Craft Ideas for Used Medicine or Pill BottlesRather than throwing them away or into the recycle bin, you can make many creative projects using medicine or pill bottles. This is a page about craft ideas for used medicine or pill bottles.
Crafts Using Old SilverwareThis is a page about crafts using old silverware. In addition to the silverware wind chime, there are endless crafting possibilities for using old silverware.
Craft Ideas for BricksThis page contains craft ideas for bricks. Do you have a couple extra bricks laying around but just don't know what to do with them? Bricks can make beautiful craft projects, from yard art to book ends.
Making a Men's Silk Tie Rose PinThis is a page about making a men's silk tie rose pin. Using a tie in your choice of color, you can make this lovely pin for your lapel or purse.
Making a Rug from Plastic BagsThere are a few different ways to make a plarn hooked or braided rug reusing hundreds of plastic bags. This is a page about making a rug from plastic bags.
Making a Tin Can RobotThis is a page about making a tin can robot. This is a great recycle project for you and the kids to make together.
Make a Sailing Boat from a Plastic BottleRather than recycling that empty plastic bottle make a fun to play with sail boat for the tub or pool. This is a page about how to make a sailing boat from a plastic bottle.
Crafts Made with Plastic BottlesThis page is about crafts made with plastic bottles. All kinds of plastic bottles can be reused in a variety of creative projects.
Crafts Using Aluminum Can TabsAluminum soda pop or beer can tabs can be reused in a variety of craft projects. They are great for making bracelets, belts or other jewelry.
Making Plastic Jug MasksThis page is about making plastic jug masks. Frugal fun masks can be made by with recycled plastic jugs.
Crafts Using an Old Wedding Dress?This page is about using an old wedding dress. When these dresses are no longer in good enough shape for another wedding, there are ways the beautiful fabrics can be reused.
Recycled Coffee Can CraftsThis is a page about recycled coffee can crafts. Coffee cans are a common crafting supply.
Making a Necktie PurseThis is a page about making a necktie purse. Neckties can be repurposed into a number of interesting craft project.
Pop Can Airplanes?I'm looking for an actual pattern I can print out for an aluminum can airplane.
Crafts Using Crown Royal BagsThis is a page about crafts using Crown Royal bags.Those beautiful purple cloth Crown Royal bags are perfect to use in many crafts.
Making T-Shirt PillowsThis is a page about making t-shirt pillows. Favorite t-shirts often hold memories we would like to keep. So rather than throw them away, make pillows.
Uses for Old CrayonsThis is a page about uses for old crayons. Don't throw out those old stubby crayons, there are numerous ways to still use them.
Crafts Using NecktiesThis is a page about crafts using neckties. Neckties are a popular, colorful crafting supply. They can be used in making new clothing, quilts, purses, and other projects. Use the ones you have around the house that are no longer fashionable or check out the thrift store for a new supply.
Making Golden Butterfly SuncatchersUse old CDs or DVDs to make these pretty suncatchers. Decorate them to look like all sorts of iridescent butterflies. A great project to do with kids.
Faux Stained Glass WindowsThis is a page about faux stained glass windows. You can easily create beautiful stained glass looking windows using recycled windows and adding paint or other embellishments.
Making a Gallon Milk Jug Piggy BankThis is a page about making a gallon milk jug piggy bank. A gallon milk jug is perfect for making a cute piggy bank.
Uses for Old Greeting CardsOver the years we receive many greeting cards, but storing them all in a box can get out of hand. This is a page about uses for old greeting cards.
Craft Uses for Old ScarvesThis is a page about craft uses for old scarves. Scarves go in and out of fashion, use your scarves to make a delightful craft.
Dollhouse Furniture With Everyday ObjectsThis is a page about dollhouse furniture with everyday objects. There are a wide variety of small things that can be repurposed for thrifty doll furniture.
Making Curtains from SheetsThis page is about making curtains from sheets. Fashioning bed sheets into curtains can save you money and give you the window covering you want.
Pet Dust BunniesThis is a page about pet dust bunnies. If you are looking for a clever gag gift that doesn't cost much; here it is. These cuties are made of recycled dryer lint.
Crafts Using Jigsaw PuzzlesThis is a page about crafts using jigsaw puzzles. You can reuse puzzle pieces to create many fun crafts.
Making Market Bags from Plastic BagsReusable market bags made with plarn are cute and sturdy. This pageis about making market bags from plastic bags.
Crocheted Baby Cradle PurseUse a recycled bleach bottle and your crochet skills to make this adorable project. What little girl wouldn't love to carry a purse that opens up into a baby doll cradle?
Making a Clothes Pin ChairThis is a page about making a clothes pin chair. Clothes pins can be used to make cute doll furniture.
Making a Plarn BagThis is a page about making a plarn bag. Plarn, made from plastic bags, is a marvelous substitute for traditional yarn for crafting.
Craft Uses for BrasThis is a page about craft uses for bras. If you like to craft and are creative, you might consider working on projects using old bras, either in their entirety or by recycling parts.
How to Make an Aluminum Can PinwheelRecycle aluminum drink cans to make these fun garden decorations. This is a page about how to make an aluminum can pinwheel.
Milk Jug Snoopy CraftThis is a page about making a milk jug Snoopy craft. Make a cute Snoopy from plastic milk jugs.
Crafts Using Tin CansThis is a page about crafts using tin cans. Tin cans can be recycled into fun and useful craft projects.
Reusing Broken DishesThis page is about reusing broken dishes. Sometimes broken china and pottery can be used in very interesting ways to create something new.
Making a Recycled Denim Tote BagOld jeans can find new purpose via many recycled projects. Here is a link to making a tote bag from retired jeans. This is a page about making a recycled denim tote bag.
Making a Tree Skirt with NecktiesThis is a page about making a tree shirt with neckties. Men's neckties come in so many beautiful colors and patterns they are a great choice for your next craft project. One interesting choice is to craft a tree skirt using neckties.
Making Recycled Perrier Bottle GlassesThe beautiful jade green of Perrier bottles makes them a great choice for making drinking glasses. This is a page about making recycled Perrier bottle glasses.
Making a Bed Spring SantaThis page is about making a bed spring Santa. Finding uses for old bed springs can be fun.
Crafts Using Styrofoam Ice ChestsStyrofoam is a difficult material to recycle, but before you throw those ice chests into the trash, get creative and use them in crafts. This is a page about crafts using styrofoam ice chests.
Making a Hooked Rug Using Plastic BagsThis page is about making a hooked rug using plastic bags. A great way to recycle loads of plastic bags is to make a rug.
Making a Rainbow Soda Pop Tab BraceletThis is a page about making a rainbow soda pop tab bracelet. Soda can tabs can be used to make a variety of fun recycled jewelry.
Crafts Using Bed SpringsThis is a page about crafts using bed springs. Recycle these metal springs into fun crafts and decorations.
Memorial Ideas for Using Deceased Parent's ClothingWhen a father dies, it can be difficult to discard their clothing with all the memories the patterns and colors might evoke. A popular idea is to upcycle that fabric into a new item of clothing, a quilt or wall hanging or another craft project.
Painting Wine BottlesYou can create a lovely, repurposed decoration or vase by painting the inside or outside of a wine bottle. This is a page about painting wine bottles.
Craft Ideas Using Scrap WoodThis is a page about craft ideas using scrap wood. Scrap wood can be used in a wide variety of crafts; let your imagination go and get creative.
Making a Record Album Cover PurseThis page is about making a record album cover purse. These old album sleeves can be used to create a fun bag.
Recycle Yarn From Old SweatersThis is a page about recycle yarn from old sweaters. Old outdated sweaters of your own or thriftstore finds are a great source for reclaimed yarn.
Craft Uses for Memory Foam Mattress ToppersWhen you replace the memory foam mattress topper on your bed don't toss it, there are a number of crafts and DIY projects it can be used in, such as dog beds, pillows, toys, etc. This page contains craft use ideas for memory foam mattress toppers.
Uses for Cookie TinsThis is a page about uses for cookie tins. These handy containers are often very decorative as they are, or can be dressed up and reused for a variety of things.
Making a 'Plarn' Summer HatThis is a page about making a plarn hat. Use plarn plastic bag yarn to make a cute summer hat.
Crafts Made With Cookie TinsThis is a page about crafts made with cookie tins. If you are trying to decide what to do with all of your holiday cookie tins, here are some ideas.
Making an Egg Carton AlligatorSave your cardboard egg cartons to make one of these adorable alligators. This is a great recycled craft to do with the kids.
How to Make a Medicine Bottle Bamboo VaseMedicine bottles can be used to create this decorative bamboo vase. The bottles are drilled through the bottom and glued together to resemble a bamboo stalk. Artificial bamboo is used here, but if the assembly is water tight it can be filled with water and live bamboo added.
Craft Use for Grocery BagsThis is a page about craft use for grocery bags. Plastic grocery bags can be kept out of the landfills by recycling them into knit, crochet, woven, and other craft projects.
Making CD and DVD BeadsThis is a page about making CD and DVD beads. With care you can make interesting beads from old CDs and DVDs.
Preserving Special T-ShirtsThis is a page about preserving special t-shirts. Beloved souvenir t-shirts from special events, concerts or trips can be hard to let go of. Repurposing or displaying a t-shirt, is a great way to preserve your momento.
Making a Recycled Rocking Horse Carousel DecorationThis is a page about making a recycled rocking horse carousel decoration. When you keep your mind open to what others see as trash, you may be able to recycle and create a special decoration.
20+ Clever Crafts Using Toilet Paper TubesThis page contains crafts using toilet paper tubes. Empty tissue paper tubes can be useful in many, fun craft projects.
Making a Jeans ApronThis is a page about making a jeans apron. Take those old or wrong sized jeans and, rather than throw them away, make a cute apron.
Crafts Using Film Reels?I have a large box of empty 16mm reels. DH wants me to recycle them for scrap metal, but I'm wondering how to make them into a craft. Maybe a flower? They range in size from 10-15 inches in diameter. Any suggestions?
Making a Card Holder from CDsThis is a page about making a card holder from CDs. A great way to reuse CDs that you do not need is to make a playing card holder.
Handcrafted Rag Made From Old ShirtsThis is a page about making a handcrafted rag made from old shirts. Grab two old cotton t-shirts and a pair of scissors to make this nifty recycled cleaning rag. This is an excellent way to reuse old clothing.
Crafts Using Soda CansThis is a page about crafts using soda cans. You have probably seen soda can crafts in your neighbor's garden, at craft fairs, and on craft web sites.
Other Uses for Tomato CagesThis is a page about other uses for tomato cages. From other gardening uses to holiday decorations, there are many things you can do with unused tomato cages.
Crafts Using Laundry Detergent BottlesThis is a page about crafts using laundry detergent bottles. Save your empty detergent bottles for use in a wide variety of crafts from seasonal decorations to toys.
Crafts Using Record Album SleevesThis page is contains crafts using record album sleeves. Old record album covers can be used in a variety of creative projects.
Making Paper BeadsThis is a page about making paper beads. Paper bead making is a fun, eco-friendly craft. What a great way to create beautiful jewelry, embellishments, decorations using colorful recycled paper such as magazines and junk mail.
Crafts and Other Uses for Crib Bumper Pads?This is a page about crafts and other uses for crib bumper pads. Many parents have bumper pads that they are no longer using. While you may not wish to use them in the crib due to safety concerns, there are many other ways to put them to use.
Crafts Using Old Barn WoodThis page contains crafts using old barn wood. The rustic character of barn wood can be incorporated in a variety of crafts.
Plastic Soda Bottle Wind Chimes?Plastic 2 liter bottles can be used for many different types of crafts, even wind chimes. This is a page about plastic soda bottle wind chimes.
Crafts Using Old WindowsOld windows can be reused for a variety of craft projects. This page is about crafts using old windows.
How to Make a Crown Royal PillowThis is a page about how to make a Crown Royal pillow. With some basic sewing skills, those vibrant purple bags can be turned into an interesting pillow.
Craft Uses for Bed SkirtsThis is a page about craft uses for bed skirts. Your unused bed skirts can be put to use in your craft projects.
Uses for Multipack Bottle Handles?This is a page about uses for multipack bottle handles. Many items from warehouse type stores, such as Costco, come with these attached. Here are a bunch of ways you can reuse them, instead of throwing them away.
Craft Ideas Using Baby Formula ScoopsThis is a page about craft ideas using baby formula scoops. If you are a crafter and have, or know someone who has, an infant who is fed formula, you probably have a stash of little formula scoops.
How to Turn a Sweatshirt Into a JacketUse an old sweatshirt to repurpose into a jacket. Here is a great design for how to turn a sweatshirt into a jacket.
Uses for Oxygen Tubing?This is a page about uses for oxygen tubing. Stretchy and soft, oxygen tubing can be used for more than just delivering H2O. There are many crafty and creative uses for excess oxygen tubing.
Making a 6-Pack Ring SnowflakeThis is a page about making a 6-pack ring snowflake. Here is a great way to reuse plastic 6-pack rings and prevent them from making their way to the ocean and causing harm to wildlife.
Uses for Wallpaper BooksWallpaper sample books have many beautiful and sturdy samples that can be used in crafts. This is a page about uses for wallpaper books.
Crafts Using Single Serving Cream Containers?This is a page about crafts using single serving cream containers. If you have a stockpile of the little creamer cups, think crafty and reuse them in fun new projects.
Crafts Using Milk JugsPlastic milk jugs make a good starting place for many creative craft projects. This is a page about crafts using milk jugs.
Uses for Old KeysThis is a page about uses for old keys. Old keys cry out for a new crafty life. There are many interesting projects you can undertake to create something fun and useful from old keys.
Making Crafts With PlarnThis is a page about making crafts with plarn. Plarn is yarn made from cut up plastic grocery bags. It has many craft uses, as it can be substituted for acrylic and other yarns in some projects.
Jean Pocket CraftsThis is a page about jean pocket crafts. Almost all the parts of a pair of jeans can be used in recycled crafts.
DIY Tide Pods Container Coin HolderThe large Tide pods container is perfect for repurposing into a coin holder. Add a bit of paper money to sweeten the pot. This page contains a DIY Tide Pods container coin holder project.
Making a Purse from NecktiesThis is a page about making a purse from men's neckties. Neckties are made from beautiful and interesting fabrics and are often available for little to no money.
Crafts Using Glass BottlesThis is a page about crafts using glass bottles. Old glass bottles are prefect recycle crafting objects, with their beautiful colors and interesting shapes.
Making a Soda Can LanternThis is a page about making a soda can lantern. Recycle your soda cans by making decorative lanterns to use on your patio or in the garden.
Making a Recycled Key Wind ChimeThis is a page about key wind chime. Many people enjoy the soothing sounds of wind chimes. You can make your own using old keys.
Making CD SpinnersThis is a page about making CD spinners. CDs are ideal for making tops for the kids to play with.
Crafts Using Reader's Digest BooksThis is a page about crafts using Reader's Digest books. Hardcover books are an excellent choice to use in your next craft project.
Drilling a Hole in a Wine BottleEmpty wine bottles are often used in craft projects. Using the right process you can successfully drill holes in the glass. This is a page about drilling a hole in a wine bottle.
Crafts Using Greeting CardsSave your old greeting cards to use in a wide variety of crafts. There are a number of examples for such crafts on this page from a basket made from cards to scrapbook uses.
Making a Vinyl Record BowlThis is a page about making vinyl record bowls. Vinyl record bowls are easy to make and a are cool way to recycle your old records.
Crocheted Blue Jeans RugThose worn out denim pants can be reused to create a rug. This page is about crocheted blue jeans rug.
Knitted 3D Wire HeartYou don't need expensive materials and special tools to make beautiful jewelry. To make this original heart, you only need wire from an old transformer and knitting needles. Knitted wire jewelries look really amazing. This heart will look great as a pendant. You can add a brooch pin and you will have a beautiful brooch.
Recycled Spice Shakers for CampingRecycled spice shakers.
Brooch Tree from Plastic BottleAn effective way to do our part in reducing environmental pollution is to reuse or recycle the disposable plastic items we have. I figured out how to make this wonderful brooch from a plastic bottle. It is not at all difficult to make this brooch and it will cost you almost nothing.
Recycled Magazine ArtI made this as a gift for a friend who has a band called Black Cat Road. I used the back of a broken guitar, magazine page (black for the cat), sheet music, black shoelaces for the trim, and I attached a mini washboard, as the lead singer plays a washboard. The pages are rolled and glued using a glue stick (not the gel ones, as they are too sticky). They are cut to size and glued using Mod Podge, then the entire piece is sealed with Mod Podge, then sealed with clear spray acrylic.
Flower from Plastic BottleYou can make a beautiful flower from a simple plastic bottle. I used an iron to make this flower, not a candle flame. The hottest iron is not hot enough to melt plastic, so you won't ruin your iron or get charred edges on the petals, but it will be enough to make the flower petals curved. I also like this method because, unlike a candle flame, you cannot stain the petals with soot.
Buckle from Drink CanIf you need a small buckle, you can quickly and easily make one from pull tag of a drink can. This buckle will fit a strap about 1 inch wide. You can also paint the buckle any color you like.
Rubber Boot PlanterHave a pair of rubber boots that are just too cute to toss? You can upcycle them into an adorable planter. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Domino ClockRecycle an old set of dominoes into this cute clock. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Pineapple Gift JarPineapples are a symbol of hospitality and these cute jars would make a perfect hostess gift. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Tin Can RobotSave your recycled tin or aluminum cans of all sizes to assemble this adorable robot. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Toddler Pom Pom SorterHere is a cute homemade toddler toy using a recycled sour cream container and some colorful pompoms. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Bobby Pin Thumb PianoA piece of wood, a handful of bobby pins and a stapler is all you need to create a DIY thumb piano. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Easy Sock Top Mug SleeveI used a child's sock and cut it off where the ribbing ended and made a mug sleeve. I did add a little embroidery but it's just fine as is, if you just want a basic sleeve for your mug. Super easy and a cute little protector for your hands.
Recycled Chair Leg Candlestick HoldersI had four chair legs left from a previous craft project (posted on Thriftyfun a few months ago). Rather than discard them, I made them into candlestick holders.
Transform Stud Earrings Using Plastic BottleYou can transform simple ball stud earrings into original and beautiful stud earrings with a plastic bottle. It is not difficult at all and will cost you nothing at all.
Shank Button from Old Aluminum CanI want to share with you my idea for making Shank Buttons. This project will help not only to make original buttons, but also to reuse old aluminum cans.
Candle Holder from Drink CanFrom a soda can you can quickly and easily make a candle holder. And if you use wire from an old transformer, then this candle holder will cost you absolutely nothing.
Beads from Plastic BottleThere are many ways to use plastic bottles in craft. I suggest you make beads out of plastic bottles. It is not difficult at all and will not take much time.
Pattern for an Ivory Soap Bottle Mr. and Mrs. Claus?I was wondering if you happen to have the pattern to make the Claus soap bottle dolls?
Yarn Poodle Patterns?Does anyone know of any patterns for making a poodle either with or without hanger? Thank you in advance.
Making Silver Flatware Flowers?Anyone know how to make flowers out of old silver flatware?
Pattern For Flowers From 6-pack Rings?Years ago, I made hyacinth flowers from plastic 6-pack rings and wooden skewers. After completed, I spray painted them in pastels. Anyone have the directions?
Making Yarn Coat Hanger Animals?I have a wire coat hanger animal that is red with white spots and a little hat. I need the directions on how to make them.
Popsicle Stick Crafts?What are some crafts I can make with popsicle sticks?