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Upcycled Denim Crafts #freefromtrash

I’ve been looking forward to this project since before it even began.  I found one idea in the Reinvention book that I reviewed a few days ago for a portfolio or laptop/iPad case.  The original project was with 2 layers … 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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Glass Jar Upcycled Crafting #freefromtrash

What do you do with your glass jars (or bottles)?  Our local recycling program doesn’t accept glass curbside.  To have glass recycled we would have to drive to one of the ‘convenience’ centers that are about 10-15 minutes away.  Not … Continue reading

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T-shirt Apron Tutorial #freefromtrash

Today is the first day of July and the first day of my Upcycled Crafting Challenge.  The first day is to create something using t-shirts.  Many of you may wonder where I get my patterns from.  I usually make them … Continue reading

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Upcycled Crafting – 5 Things You Should Never Throw Away

5 Things You Should Never Throw Away When it comes to crafting with kids you can find a lot of fun resources in the trash.  I wish I could say that I don’t generate any trash at all but it’s … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure Halloween Wreath – Inspired by Pinterest

A few weeks ago I shared with you a pin-spiration project that was found while searching Pinterest for hours on end.  A few days later the boy and I made a trip to our local craft store to pick up … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure Thursday

My husband cleaned out his drawers a few months back and gave me some of his old t-shirts to experiment with.  I got a sewing machine for Christmas (for myself) and have been learning as I go.  I took a … Continue reading

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Recycling 2 Liter Soda Bottles

I know it’s already been posted today on another blog but I had to share it with you all.  This video shows 8 great uses for those pesky 2 liter soda bottles.  Instead of recycling try to upcycle and reuse … Continue reading

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