Spotting a large sketch pad sticking out of her trash bin, Laura exclaimed, “Who threw this away? Don’t these kiddos know that the bestest most awesomest chipboard ever is the backing from these sketch pads?” She knew that sturdy chipboard leftover after all the paper had been used was perfect for recycling into a writing mat, and posted the project at Me and My Inklings.
Happy Cinco de Mayo, everyone! That’s the 5th of May for my friends who no hablo espanol. I found a quick and easy upcycling project that’s perfect for decoration any fiesta or adding a shot of color to the tabletop on Taco Tuesday, posted by Brie at Like the Cheese.
Here’s a fun project using something that is easy to find during the summer months: popsicle sticks! Daniela at Curly Made has been experimenting with turning wooden popsicle sticks into jewelry.
How many of you collect box tops to help raise funds for your children’s schools? Like many of you, Susan at Organized 31 saves them when she gets them. Recently, she decided that she needed a better place to keep her box tops than the basket they kept spilling out of.
“I have been saving these milk bottles because I love their clean lines and vintage feel,” explains Malia at Yesterday on a Tuesday. Knowing that she could dress up their clean lines and vintage feel even more, Malia pulled out the crafting supplies for a little milk bottle restyle.
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.