Revive mismatched Christmas tins with a bit of paint and dimensional decor.
Learn tips for decoupaging with fabric that came from refurbishing a vintage train case.
Turn an old beach ball into a cute, waterproof tote bag for wet beach items.
See how to recycle an empty cupholder-style gum bottle into a craft organizer
Upcycle a damaged tent by using the material to create a tote for your sleeping bag.
Cover an old Easter basket with fabric and ribbon to make it pretty and stylish once again.
Recycle an empty oatmeal can into a plantable flower basket that makes a charming gift for Easter, Mother’s Day, or any occasion!
Manage the piles of trash on Christmas morning with a large, wrapped box that adds to the atmosphere and keeps things clean at the same time.
Make extraordinary greeting cards with ordinary items from the hardware store.
Recycle old jean pockets into an easy and adorable scrapbook album.
Save money and have fun by using Sugru, a silicone putty, to make repairs and add comfort to your tools.
Refurbish a tattered outdoor rug by trimming it and creating a new trim border with duct tape.
Read our review of the book ”Green Guide for Artists”, a collection of eco-friendly tips, recipes, and project ideas for the green artist.
Check out this tutorial we found for making your own custom fabric covers for bowls and platters. What a great alternative to plastic wrap!
Check out this awesome tip we found for upcycling old mini-blinds into plant markers for the garden.
Get inspiration for Earth Day by reviewing some of our favorite green projects and ideas.
Cut leftover paint chips into geometric shapes and use them to create colorful and creative greeting cards.
Make it easy to tell which can is for trash and which is for recycling with our cute downloadable labels.
Check out a great new book we found to get inspiration for making your own mixed media dollhouses out of ordinary household items.
Turn an old pair of sweatpants into a cute bunny tote bag for Easter with this simple sewing project.
Turn an old CD jewel case into a holder for an iTunes gift card. This clever package makes a boring gift card actually fun to give!
Use an old ashtray as a reusable paint cup. The brush will fit right in the notches!
Save plastic from the landfill by using old shopping bags to create fused plastic linings for reusable sandwich wrappers. Then personalize them with cute phrases!
Visit Sarah at Creative Studio to learn how to make a sweet little needle book out of leftover ribbon and felt.
Turn an old cork into a festive reindeer Christmas ornament with just a few simple craft supplies.
Take a peek at some wrapping paper made by upcycling discarded ‘makeready’ waste from a book publisher.
Save money this Christmas by recycling old gift boxes into festive Christmas postcards
Learn how to recycle plastic Easter eggs into cute spiders to use as Halloween decorations
Get some useful tips for dealing with peeling crayons that you’ll be melting into new shapes, and how to clean up the wax afterwards.
Turn an ordinary bumper sticker into a magnet so you can use it without ruining your car.
Cover a flat surface with egg shells and then distress them to mimic the look of old ivory.
Get inspired to create new handles for your crochet hooks from recycled materials.
Learn how to make a cute trash bag for the car that’s easy to use, easy to empty, and easy to clean.
Learn how to roll curling ribbon up into a spiral that makes a colorful and fun coaster for your table. It’s a perfect way to recycle ribbon into something cool!
Get some tips and product links for making your cookouts and picnics more environmentally friendly this year.
Make your own pick-up sticks game out of painted bamboo skewers, then recycle an empty syrup bottle to use as a fun container.
Recycle your Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup bottles into a popular kid’s game, a tooth fairy holder or a place to store beads for jewelry making.
Recycle an unneeded phone book into a quirky pen and pencil holder that will be a real conversation piece on your desk
Cover a bulletin board with re-purposed shutters for a charming and neat way to keep notes, and get inspiration for other simple yet effective design ideas to beautify and organize your home.
Learn how to quickly and easily remove shipping labels and other markings from cardboard boxes
Learn how to upcycle old bridesmaid dresses into elegant chair covers and a tablecloth.
Recycle the Christmas cards you receive using these 10 different ideas. Learn how to make scrapbooks and bookmarks and get ideas for donating them.
Learn how to turn old jeans into a quilt that’s embellished with embroidered designs sure to delight any child.
Collect all of your Christmas cards and other items of memorabilia and make them into a scrapbook using a hole punch and book rings.