Tea leaves its mark -- literally. It can stain mugs, countertops and even your teeth after time. Why not put that staining power to good use as a safe and inexpensive way to add color to your crafting and household projects.
Instead of spending money on expensive planters, why not create them from items found throughout your home? You can make use of many things that would otherwise end up in a landfill, and it's a great DIY project.
Your closet is overflowing with T-shirts, blouses, pants, jeans and even pajamas you no longer wear. Sure, you can donate some stuff to the thrift store, but not everything is worth the trip. Try recycling that fabric for a craft project instead.
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.
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.
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.
Wallpaper -- most people either love it or hate it, on walls that is. But as a recycled crafting material -- what's not to love? Find out how to make book covers, picture frames and greeting cards using old wallpaper.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With its intricately detailed exterior, the majestic Taj Mahal is one of the world's most wonderful works of architecture. Learn how to draw this building for a truly special addition to your repertoire.