Got a stash of old belts you don’t want to throw away, but don’t know what else to do with them? Here are some ideas from eBay’s Julia Marchand…
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Is there a basket in your crafting area brimming with random lengths of yarn, ribbon or twine? Turn that waste into a fashionable string belt.
Coffee pods aren’t designed for recycling, but can you reuse K-Cups? Yes: with a little ingenuity, there are all sorts of way to make use of this waste.
Wayne Abadie of Luling, Louisiana, discovered a way to create a little comfort for homeless people: plarn sleeping mats made from used plastic shopping bags
Give your home a unique look with these ideas for custom ornaments made from materials you’ll find in your recycling bin or trash can.
Before you toss those cereal boxes into the recycle bin, give this upcycling project a try, and then organize all that paper laying around.
No need to throw out those old flip flops; with a little creativity and craft material, you can upcycle them into almost new summer footwear.
Upcycle a globe with fun and incredible DIY crafts! Sister site Crafting a Green World put together this fantastic list of projects all involving upcycling a globe into a piece of DIY home decor that fits your style.
Here are some easy, family-friendly Autumn-themed crafts made mostly from upcycled materials and things found in your backyard.
Want to celebrate a friend’s or family member’s accomplishment, or say “I love you” to that special someone? While cut flowers are the gift of choice in these situations, there are alternatives that don’t involve damaging or killing plants. Here are five options.
Got CDs laying around that you don’t play any more? Don’t trash them; upcycle them into these funky-chic mosaic style ornaments for you Christmas tree or other holiday decorating.
Guest author Josh McNair highlights a few of the home décor items he and his wife have created by repurposing various wooden items they’ve rescued from the dumpster.
Cleaning out a closet, or basement, or other space in your home, and just hate to send all of that potentially useful material to the landfill? Sean McKenna and Jenelle Montilone’s Create Change app will show you how to upcycle that “junk” into useful items.