DIY Seaside Art

"Since moving to North Carolina I’ve just wanted to redo everything in the house with a more beach-y/nautical vibe," says Courtney at Crafts by Courtney. So, when she found these old art prints inside her parents shed, she didn't hesitate to bring them home for a seaworthy makeover.

Scrapbook Album from Old CD

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.

Art to Go

Naush blogs from Dubai at Doodle Buddies. She's found an inexpensive way to get canvas for her art projects, and recycle at the same time! Since being eco-friendly is important to her, she rarely ever uses a canvas for her mixed media artwork that didn't start out as something else, like this pizza box.

From Toys to Tea: An Upcycling Project

Over at View From the Fridge, Katie loves getting the wooden toys made by the Melissa and Doug toy company...but hates the fact that none of the wooden packaging for these toys comes with lids!  "Bins without lids hold toys for maybe 3 minutes before my two little boys dump the entire contents out onto the floor," she laments. wood-toy-box