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Glass Jar Storage by The Ivy Cottage Blog #recycled crafts

What a great way to not only recycle those old spaghetti and pickle jars, but create unique little designer storage jars that are not only beautiful to look at, but useful too!  Of course, my first thought went to my craft room where I’m in dire need of storage for buttons, bling and glue sticks. […]

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Juice Top Ornaments by The Crafting Chicks

Isn’t this ornament just beautiful?  And not only is it beautiful, but it is recycled from two juice tops!   You know, those metal ends of your frozen orange juice can?  Don’t be throwing those suckers away!  Just look at what you can create with them!  Jamie from The Crafting Chicks shows us the step-by-step […]

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Edited : The score cards are being tallied and the final 12 will be announced on Monday, November 19! The deadline is approaching!  Today is the last day to enter your project for a chance to win a huge prize package!  Over $600 in prizes!  See the Totally Green Contest Holiday Edition details here! Don’t miss […]

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DIY Tshirt Scarf by RTR on Campus #recycled crafts

I love the look of this creative T-shirt scarf!  Made from a thrift store t-shirt.  What a great idea!  A great way to come up with all colors of scarf accessories.  Created by Lizzy from RTR on Campus.  Check out her simple tutorial and then go check out your closet.  I’m already dragging out t-shirts […]

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Recycled Owls

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Recycled Owls by Pysselbolaget featured @totgreencrafts #recycled crafts

Made from recycled shampoo bottles, these little owls are just waiting around to hold your favorite things.  What a cute craft for the kids to put together!  And wouldn’t they make great holders for party favors?  I don’t know about you, but I go through plenty of shampoo.  A colorful quirky way to recycle created […]

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Paint Sample Calendar by Crafty Chic featured @totgreencrafts

I love color and have a tendency to pause at every paint chip project out there.  So naturally I had to stop and look at this one.  Created by Leila at Chicisms, this perpetual calendar is colorful, bright and totally fun.  Leila is a talented college student out of California.  And this would be just […]

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Want a peek at the competition?  Check out the entries so far in the Holiday Editions of the Totally Green contest! Enter your recycled holiday craft for a chance to win a huge prize package!  Over $600 in prizes!  See the Totally Green Contest Holiday Edition details here! Pin It

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Milk Jug Butterflies by Alphamom #recycle #crafts featured @totgreencrafts

Aren’t these beautiful?  A very simple project that you could even get the kids involved in!  These butterflies are made of recycled milk jugs!  Seriously!  Please take a few moments to check out Alphamom for the full tutorial.  Alphamom is a great place to go for family fun and crafty ideas. Pin It

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Soda Bottle Monsters by Craftberry Bush featured @totgreencrafts #recycle #Halloween

In need of a gaggle of monsters?  Well of course you are!  Created from recycled soda bottles, these hilarious monsters are the creation of Lucy from Craftberry Bush!  You can find her humorous Monster Mash tutorial here.   Lucy does a lot with recycled items on her website.  And her writing style is right up […]

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Contest-promo-top-10/Totally Green Crafts

Johnnie and I both sat down separately this weekend and rated all the amazing entries that we received over the past two weeks, using the following criteria: 1.  Originality (Have we seen it before?) 2.  Attention to Details 3.  Awesomeness (Do we want to drop everything and make one right now?) For each criteria, we […]

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