Recycling Magazines into Fun Florals

Stack of Scrapping magazines

One hot summer day, all Heather of Craft Cravings wanted to do was stay inside and craft up a storm.  Not wanting to go shopping for any new supplies, she looked around for something on hand that she could recycle into a fun craft.  What she found were her stacks of scrapbooking supply magazines.

Stack of Scrapping magazines

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Broken Boxes Become a Useful Charging Station

Architecture of a Mom charging station before

At Architecture of a Mom, Rachel found these little boxes while thrifting.  They looked like they may have broken off a desk, and since no one else wanted them, the shop let her take them for $1.

Architecture of a Mom charging station before

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Rainbow Crayon Organizer from Upcycled Cans

Sugar Bee Crafts crayon organizer before

At Sugar Bee Crafts, Mandy is getting her children ready to go back to school.  She came up with a way to upcycle a few cans and keep her family’s crayon collection organized.

Sugar Bee Crafts crayon organizer before

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Toilet Paper Tubes Become Pretty Party Favors

Empty Toilet Paper Rolls

Carolyn of Homework recently created some darling little party favors out of one of the most humble recyclables known to man:  the empty toilet paper roll.

Empty Toilet Paper Rolls

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Decorating Out of Doors with Upcycled Art

Love Grows Wild upcycled art before

At her blog, Love Grows Wild, Liz has been sharing her patio makeover.  One of the things she did to make the space feel more like a room was to hang some artwork on an exterior wall.  Since the art would be outdoors, Liz decided to upcycle some old decor to create something she wouldn’t feel bad about exposing to the elements.

Love Grows Wild upcycled art before

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Multiple Rescues Make a Delightful Play Kitchen for Kids

My Repurposed Life play kitchen before

What I am about to show you is probably the ultimate repurposing project.  Gail, from My Repurposed Life, started out with the inspiration to turn an old bedside table into a cute little play kitchen.  But using a single castaway piece of furniture wasn’t enough for this veteran Rescuer…..

My Repurposed Life play kitchen before

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Amazing Storage Solution Using Old Drawers

The Golden Sycamore drawers before

“My husband and I repurposed an old dresser into a tool chest and ended up with 6 drawers left over,” Allison of The Golden Sycamore explains.  “And since I’ve started blogging, I’ve become a hoarder and can’t throw anything out!  So, I knew I had to find a way to reuse them!”

The Golden Sycamore drawers before

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What to Do If Your Accessories are Taking Over

Metal Tins

Beth blogs at Through the Eyes of the Mrs.  Her rescue project was inspired by a genuine problem in her home.  She explains, “We were in desperate need for some organization in the hair accessory department.”

Metal Tins

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