DIY Overhead Projector from a Cardboard Box

Amazon box

At Cleverly Inspired, Tracie needed an overhead projector for one of her projects.  Instead of trying to find one to buy, she repurposed a cardboard box and sheet protector to become an overhead projector.

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Birchbox Boxes Repurposed

Eat Sleep Make birchbox before

At Eat.Sleep.Make., Shannon shares a great little upcycling project.  She and her husband get monthly samples from Birchbox, and they arrive in these great little boxes.  Something as cute as that couldn’t just get tossed, so Shannon’s been saving them until inspiration struck.

Eat Sleep Make birchbox before

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Recycled Paper Heart Wreath

cereal box to wreath

Jeanette from Creating A Life shares in my love for cereal and, therefore, never has a shortage of the colorful cardboard boxes. She was determined to put some of that cardboard to work for Valentine’s Day this year.

cereal box to wreath

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Fabric Wrapped Boxes

cardboard box

If you are quick to send your cardboard boxes packing, Emily from Namely Original shows just how much potential lies in those plain brown boxes. They may not be much to look at now…

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Valentine Box

Namely Original valentine box before

At Namely Original, Emily has three younger siblings who need boxes for Valentines, this year.  Remember making special boxes so that your classmates could deliver their Valentine cards to you?  Well, Emily’s aunt gave her the idea of recycling tissue boxes for this project.

Namely Original valentine box before

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Flowers from Trash

Dr. Sonia termocol container before

Dr. Sonia blogs at Cards, Crafts, Kids Projects.  Just in time for valentine’s day, she’s figured out a neat way to turn styrofoam packing materials into flowers!  This is a great craft/recycling project for getting older kids involved.

Dr. Sonia termocol container before

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Scrap Wood Desk Organizer

wood scraps

When Melissa, The Happier Homemaker, was challenged to create a desktop organizer from upcycled or recycled items, she went straight to the pile of scrap wood she’s got leftover from craft projects.

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Jar Soap Dispenser

OhOh Blog soap jar before

Over at OhOh Blog, Ama made a darling soap dispenser from a simple jar.  It’s a great way to repurpose a glass jar.

OhOh Blog soap jar before

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