Recycled Crafts

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.


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Ultimate Guide to Recycled Aluminum Can Crafts

Aluminum is lightweight, heat-resistant and flexible. Thrifty crafters take advantage of these qualities to make jewelry, household decorations and more.

Ultimate Guide to Recycled Pants Crafts

Ever outgrow a pair of pants, but just don't have the heart to give them away? Luckily, there are ways to hold on to those treasured trousers and use them for other means in your life.

Ultimate Guide to Recycled Soda Bottle Crafts

Reusing plastic soda bottles to make crafts is a good way to utilize creativity, save money and benefit the Earth. Instead of taking up space in a landfill, soda bottles can be used to make candles, mobiles, noise makers and more.

Ultimate Guide to Recycled T-Shirt Crafts

Before you think about throwing away your family's aging T-shirts, consider the crafting potential. The design possibilities are limited only by your wardrobe, so raid your closet, grab your T-shirts, and read on.

Ultimate Guide to Recycled Vinyl Record Crafts

As the green movement spreads, so-called "up-cycling" has brought the blueprints for record-breaking inventions to mainstream society. Recycled vinyl record crafts are some of the most creative among those plans.

Ultimate Guide to Recycled Wine Bottle Crafts

Brilliant colors, sturdy materials ... it seems like such a shame to throw those wine bottles away. There must be something you can do with them, right?

Ultimate Guide to Recycled CD Crafts

When it comes to recycled-object crafting, CDs have a lot going for them. They're shiny, lightweight, round and have a smooth surface for attaching pictures, gemstones, fabric or whatever else suits your fancy.

Ultimate Guide to Recycled Denim Crafts

Thinking of junking your worn-out or ill-fitting jeans? Recycling and reusing denim for crafts large and small will save you money and free up space in both your closet and your local landfill.

Ultimate Guide to Recycled Glass Crafts

Glass is an abundant product in our everyday lives. Whether it's an old jam jar, a candy dish or even a window, it may be useful for something else. Before you toss it, think about ways you can get crafty with glass.

Ultimate Guide to Recycled Glass Jar Crafts

Jelly, salsa, olives, mayo, mustard ... if these items are common staples in your household, then you probably have quite a few glass jars in your pantry and refrigerator. Learn how to put those jars to good use after the food is long gone.

Ultimate Guide to Recycled Milk Jug Crafts

Every week, we hit the grocery store and fill our carts with food groups spanning the food pyramid -- including milk. And when you're done, that plastic jug can be turned into a myriad of craft projects.

Squirt Bottle Activities for Kids

These squirt bottle activities for kids will keep kids cool in the hot summer weather. Learn more about squirt bottle activities for kids.

How to Make Picture Frames

Displaying your favorite photos has never been easier once you make your own unique picture frames. Learn how to make picture frames for kids.