Plastic Container Craft Project

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Sometimes you just have to be crafty. Here’s a cute little upcycling project for one of those times. It would be a terrific rainy day project for kids, too. Sherri from About Family Crafts issued a challenge to her friends to upcycle a plastic food container, and this is how she participated in that challenge. Her container of choice once held margarine.

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Paper Bag Book Covers

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Know any students that like to study in style? Pass along this nifty idea from Trisha at Black and White Obsession. With this tutorial for book covers made from paper bags, they’ll soon be studying in style!

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Scrapbook Album from Old CD

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Do you have any CDs or DVDs that you don’t use anymore? I know we made the mistake of buying a bunch of blank CDs in bulk….and now we only use our iPods for music! Oh well, here’s a cute craft project for anyone else who has a few extra disks lying around, by Amy of Joyful Daisy.

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Trendy Travel Journal Made from Old Map

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Lately at The Pin Junkie, Bonnie shares her preparations for her upcoming trip to Europe. She thought it would be a good idea to bring a travel journal on her trip to write down notes while traveling. Bonnie had an old map of Europe on hand and realized she could use it to make her own travel journal instead of buying one.

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Back to School with Soda Pop Bottles

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Over at Doodle Craft, Natalie had some old soda pop bottles hanging around the house. Instead of throwing them away, she found a way to recycle them into a back-to-school statement.

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Cheap Back-to-School Style with Cereal Box Notebooks

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At Creme de la Craft, Natalie loves to take notes, so she always keeps notebooks in her purse. Cute notebooks can be pricey, though, which is why Natalie was so excited to discover that she could make her own cute notebooks from leftover cereal boxes.

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Plain Jane Clipboard Gets All Glammed Up

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Over at Twelve O Eight, Tanya shares that she needs a visual place to make lists and keep herself organized, and clipboards are perfect for that. At the dollar store, the price is right for a clipboard, but the one Tanya picked up was a little too Plain Jane for her taste.

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Comic Book Action Figure Container

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Over at Organized 31, Susan has a son who loves super heroes. (Can anyone else out there relate?) Lately she shared a great way to reuse old comic books and leftover containers.

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