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Upcycled Tshirt Wreath

When decorating for the holidays consider upcycling materials from around your home instead of buying new.  I have a million and one old tshirts that I saved for crafting and couldn’t wait to try making an upcycled wreath.  This project … Continue reading

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Picture Frame from a Plastic Lid #freefromtrash

This is the perfect accessory for your refrigerator or to give as a gift.  You could even make one (or ten) of these as ornaments on your Christmas tree (not sure why I’m talking about Christmas in July). Directions:  Cut picture to … Continue reading

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Rolled Newspaper Flower Upcycled Craft #freefromtrash

Does anyone still READ the newspaper?  The only reason we still get the (Sunday) paper is to get coupons.  I’ve used the old paper for wrapping paper, to make bows, for packaging material, and for crafts.  I usually end up … Continue reading

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Magazine Bangle Bracelet Upcycled Craft #freefromtrash

My daughter got to make a bracelet yesterday from drinking straws.  Today I decided that mommy needed a new bangle! Supplies: Magazine pages Scissors Mod Podge Paint brush Bracelet form (I used a plastic water bottle) Directions: I started with … Continue reading

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Coffee Cup Desk Organizer #freefromtrash

These coffee cup desk organizers have got to me one of my favorite projects yet.  First let me start by confessing my Starbucks addiction.  I love iced green tea lattes – so much that I finally broke down and ordered … Continue reading

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Cereal Box Crafts #freefromtrash

Today is a continuation of our project from yesterday.  Yesterday my son and I made an adorable UFO craft using a water bottle, some paint, and a few accessories.  It was a really fun project to make.  While we were … Continue reading

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Water Bottle Crafts #freefromtrash

Today’s project was inspired by my son.  I was trying to think of something new and fun to do with water bottles when my son came up with a few ideas of his own.  He said we needed to make … Continue reading

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Oldie But Goodie – Upcycled Magazine Christmas Tree Craft

Please enjoy my Oldies But Goodies while I take a break from the computer and enjoy my family and other things that I’m THANKFUL for this year.  New content will return next week! I know you want to learn how … Continue reading

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Trashy Thursday – Making Music

Here is a neat little musical instrument little man and I made for our new friends in Toronto, the Village Mama and family.  We had to go for a nature walk to find just the right sticks for the project.  … Continue reading

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Trashy Thursday! V-Day Edition

We did it!  We made time to make our Valentine’s butterflies.  We started with an empty toilet paper roll and wrapped it with pink paper (you could use scrap paper, envelopes, whatever you have around).  Next we cut out several … Continue reading

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