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Upcycled Camera Strap Cover Tutorial featured on FaveCrafts

I got crafty last week in preparation for Earth Day and created an upcycled camera strap cover from one of my husbands old shirts.  To see the entire project with directions head on over to the FaveCrafts blog where I … Continue reading

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An Earth Day Award…to My Mom!

I received an email about halfway through the day yesterday from my mom asking me to give her a call at work.  Of course I picked up the phone and called to see what was up.  She was super excited … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Piggy Bank #freefromtrash

My kids LOVE peanut butter and we go through a lot of it in this house!  That leaves us with lots of empty plastic peanut butter jars.  They aren’t really fond of the fresh stuff and I haven’t found a … Continue reading

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Compact Disc (CD) Upcycled Crafting #freefromtrash

I’m going to get really creative on you today! First, go to your desk and grab one of those old compact discs that you use to store your photos on. Now, turn it over and place it on your coffee … 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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Wine Bottle Romance #freefromtrash

I have a love for a sweet white wine in the evening after the kids go to bed (and some afternoons when they are extra rowdy).  My favorite recently is a Moscato (any brand really). I wrote yesterday about glass jars … 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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Phone Book Upcycled Crafting – #freefromtrash

Two weeks ago we received not one, not two, but FOUR phone books.  Can I just ask the question – who still uses a phone book?  I don’t even think my 90 year old Grandma still uses phone books (well … 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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Eco-Crafting Tutorial: How to Make a Wreath Using a Queen Sz. Sheet

Eco-Crafting Tutorial: How to Make a Wreath Using a Queen Size Sheet Supplies: One wire wreath form (or any wreath form), one queen size sheet, one pair of scissors Time: 1-2 hrs for a large wreath You can reuse or … Continue reading

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