Recycled crafts allow you to reuse glass, plastic, cloth, paper and metal in order to beautify your surroundings. Recycled crafts are also a lot of fun to make and a great way to spend time with your kids.
Need a fun activity for a rainy day? Look no further than your recycling bin for the supplies you need to create this pencil holder project. Add a few embellishments to personalize for your favorite teacher, child, or to coordinate with any room in your home.
For many birdwatchers, setting up a bird house right next to your home is a favorite pastime. Building one yourself can be even more fun, and using recycled materials lets your creative fancies take flight.
College student Aaron Dunlap genuinely feared losing power for his smartphone. Instead of bending down and looking for outlets, he designed an Altoids tin USB charger and became an entrepreneur in the process.
Matthew Poage leads a double life. He's a teacher by trade and an electronics tinnovator by choice. His masterpiece so far is something he calls an Altoids tin Swiss AVR knife. DonÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t worry, though: It can't cut you.
You don't have to understand steampunk to appreciate the Altoids tins created by tinnovator Jake von Slatt. However, learning about this imaginative subculture makes the designer's creations all the more enjoyable.
The compact metal design of the classic Altoids tin inspired designer Kate Pruitt to convert one into a picture frame and portable photo album. With some cardboard, glue and a couple of magnets, you can do the same.