With Spring just a few melted snowdrifts away, many of us are pulling out our glue guns and getting to work on fun crafts to welcome a new season. Laura Beth from A Step in the Journey tells us about her latest project. “I started with a few Starbucks frappuccino bottles saved for me by friends at work, and took off the labels with GOO Gone.”
Inspired by all of the Easter egg crafts she’s been seeing, Claire of Huppie Mama thought to herself, “Well, instead of an egg craft, why don’t I make something with the egg cartons?”
A cereal box has so much potential once the cereal is gone. It’s made of lightweight cardboard that’s perfect for all kinds of projects. Here’s a cute one from Daniela at Curly Made.
Over at Pennies ‘n Grace, Molly tells us, “When we moved into our home last August we made plans to make our huge loft into a game room/office space.” In need of some inexpensive furniture, she decided to experiment with turning pallets (like the one pictured below) into couches.
The empty spaghetti sauce jar after a recent dinner inspired Katie at Little House of Four to start a quick project. Looking at the jar, she realized that it would be just right for storing all of the pocket change she finds while doing laundry.
At Redo It Yourself Inspirations, Robin came up with a way to turn cardboard boxes into a useful and beautiful storage option. Looking for something to act as “drawers” in a small shelf she was redoing, Robin was struck by the fact that a few of the cardboard boxes she had lying around were the perfect size.
Just in time for this weekend’s big game, here’s some upcycled decor from Drugstore Divas. They created a foot-ball themed utensil holder from an empty soup can!
I found a very cool upcycling project at Crafty Journal, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Noreen used empty soda cans to make a simple string of lights more festive for the day of love.