Category: Recycling Crafts

Crafting is a great way to recycle. Browse through this collection of crafts you can make using items you might normally throw away.

Make an Advent Countdown Jar

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When I posted my DIY Advent Calendar round-up, it inspired me to create my own Christmas countdown craft.  I was trying to come up with something that was different from everything I had found.  Instead of laying out my treat…

Mason Jar Turkey Craft

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In the past, I have made turkeys from a variety of items including handprints, clay pots, and paper bags.  This year, I was trying to come up with some new and unique turkey crafts and this mason jar turkey is…

18 Recycled Pumpkin Crafts

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Whether you are looking for pumpkins you can use to celebrate Halloween or Thanksgiving, one or more of these pumpkin crafts just might fit the bill. All of these pumpkins are made by recycling items you can find in most…

DIY Angry Birds Ornaments

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Grab any flat, round object you have lying around the house and use it to make your favorite Angry Bird characters. I used some canning jar lids, but you can use a lid from any jar you have, a juice…

How to Make a Paper Mache Snowman

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Discover how easy it is to craft a cute little snowman using paper mache techniques and items you might normally recycle or throw away. The light bulb I started with is an “old-fashioned” bulb with the classic shape we are…

How to Make a Snowman Candy Jar

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Mason jars are so easy to find these days, and come in so many fun varieties, I figured I would use one to make this cute snowman candy jar. You can make several of them, fill them with sweet treats…