Scrapbook Album from Old CD

old-CDs

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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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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Art to Go

pizza-box

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.

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From Toys to Tea: An Upcycling Project

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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.

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Trashed Dresser Redone

Rices World dresser before

Aubre of The Rice’s World found this beautiful, antique dresser waiting outside on her street for trash pickup.  She took it home and gave it a makeover with a Victorian style in mind.

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Decoupage Bathroom Cabinet

Jessica from Mom 4 Real got this little bath cabinet from the curb in her neighborhood. Even though her neighbor was obviously finished with it, the cabinet still held promise for the bathroom Jessica had been making over. Jessica worked a little magic with some paint and decorative paper to turn the dowdy cabinet into {…Read More…}