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diy citronella candles in soup cans

Just in time for summer!  How about making some homemade citronella candles!  And I really love the simplicity of the shiny soup cans as containers.  This would actually make a fabulous gift.  You can find the full tutorial at Garden Therapy! Pin It

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upcycled wine cork pendants

Create unusual pendants by upcycling wine corks!  One cork makes quite a few pendants.  Add some ink or paint and a stamp print and you have a large variety of beautiful pendants!  For a full tutorial, be sure to check out Fiskars.com. Pin It

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pears from lightbulbs by pages from home

Here is another great way to recycle those old lightbulbs!  I love the look of twine wrapped items, and this is the first time I’ve seen it done on a lightbulb.  It makes a beautiful centerpiece, doesn’t it?  You can find a fully illustrated tutorial by Amanda at Pages from Home. Pin It

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woven t-shirt placemats by creative jewish mom

  Not only does Sara from Creative Jewish Mom show you how to create your own colorful placemats from recycled t-shirts, but she also shows you have to create your own loom from cardboard!  What a great recycled project!  Easy enough for the kids too!  In fact, the placemat shown above was made by her […]

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Sweater Covered Flower Pots by Duo Fiberworks featured @totgreencrafts

  Maybe you are the recipient of a few Amaryllis bulbs this holiday season.  I know I am.  Even though most folks know that I tend to be a plant killer, they optimistically give me Amaryllis bulbs every year.  And then I ran across this wonderful way to make my pots beautiful and warm and […]

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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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paper-cone-christmas-trees by Crafts for All Seasons #recycled crafts

I love Christmas decorations that make a statement.  Placed in a location where guests can see them as they enter the house, these paper cone Christmas trees definitely will leave an impression.  Created from upcycled and recycled supplies, these colorful trees can be found on Crafts for All Seasons.  Be sure to check out the […]

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Christmas Light Centerpiece by Better Homes and Gardens #recycled crafts

Now here is a unique way to recycle those old Christmas light bulbs!  You know, those old bulbs that used to get so hot that you had to be careful not to burn the daylights out of yourself while decorating the tree?  Well, here is a simple solution to enjoy the beauty of the vintage […]

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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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Twig Ornaments!

by Susan

Twig Ornaments by Serendipity Refined #green crafts #ornaments

The ultimate in green crafting! Beautiful ornaments made from twigs!  This simple project , created by Kimberly at Serendipity Refined, is a fine example of taking the unremarkable and making it just fabulous.  Kimberly says, “Creating something out of nothing is more than just a hobby for me. It’s who I am. I believe that […]

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