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Revamp an Old Lamp

Today’s Repurposing project comes from dumpster diver extraordinaire Paula of Virginia Sweet Pea.  Paula is no stranger to turning trash into treasure.  Case in point this Old Lamp she has revamped into a fabulous piece of home decor! Can you believe she pulled this out of a dumpster?  You have to see the before picture […]

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sea glass monogram

Here’s another fun project to create using Sea Glass you may have found over Summer Vacation.  Angie of Country Chic Cottage has used her beach glass collection to create this lovely Monogram art!   Your decor doesn’t have to have a coastal theme fun piece of art will work wherever you choose to display it. […]

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Mason Jar Shelf

Who loves Mason Jars?  I do, I do!  You know what I love even more than Mason Jars?  Flowers.  Put them together and what have you got?  This little beauty of totally green goodness found at With Lovely! Stop by With Lovely for a full tutorial with beautiful photos on how to create this gorgeous […]

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string of lampshades

Here is a pretty idea for decorating using recycled plastic cups!  I love the look of these lights on a string. Colorful and unique!  For a full tutorial, check out Rebecca’s DIY. Pin It

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t-shirt wreath

This pretty little wreath was made out of t-shirts and cereal boxes, believe it or not.  And to top it off, she displayed it on an old window.  That is recycled crafts to the extreme!  And a beautiful result, don’t you agree?  You can find the full tutorial at Classicly Amber. Pin It

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monogrammed mason jar

What a truly elegant way to recycle a mason jar!  Etching glass is not as difficult as it looks, and the results are just fabulous!  Want to know how?  Then go read the tutorial at Thistlewood Farms!  And check out the place while you are there.  Great website! Pin It

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bottlecap wall

  Looking for a unique way to not only recycle, but create a great conversation piece for your kitchen or bathroom?  How about creating a bottle cap backsplash?  Colorful, fun to look at, and recycled all at the same time!  You can find the tutorial at Apartment Therapy. Pin It

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recycled spring jar

Hard to believe this used to be a spaghetti jar, right?  What a beautiful jar now!  This would be perfect for spring bouquets.  Simple to make, beautiful and recycled all in one!  Be sure to check out the detailed tutorial at Debidoo’s. Pin It

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storage bins from recycled containers

What a great way to organize your craft supplies!  Or anything else for that matter!  Would you believe these containers used to be disinfectant wipes containers?  You can find the full tutorial for this great storage solution at Make it and Love it. Pin It

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Toy Wreath

by Susan

toy wreath recycled crafts

Have an abundance of small plastic toys collecting in your child’s toy box?  How about making a wreath for the playroom door?  An amusing tutorial can be found at And Everything Sweet, where Kate does her best to convince her skeptical daughter that she really does not play with these toys anymore! Pin It

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