Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust has turned her skill for reusing and repurposing into something that benefits more than just her family. “This project was created for my child’s school auction. I cut hundreds of slices from different fallen tree branches found in my driveway and on the side of the road in my area,” she explains.
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?”
At Confessions of a Serial DIYer, Christy had this tulip wreath from last year’s spring decor. “I had it hanging in the garage and it had fallen several times and was looking a little tattered, ” she explains, so she decided to take the wreath apart and make something else for this year.
Several years ago, Sara spotted this mantle clock at a garage sale and brought it home. Initially, she thought that maybe her husband could fix it, but it turned out that a few key components were missing….so using it as an actual clock got scrapped. Sara shares what she did with it instead at Thrifty Treasures.
Amy shared this craft at Stow & Tell U for Valentine’s Day. Her version of this is definitely geared for that holiday, but this is a concept that you could adapt for any holiday or event–it would be super cute at a wedding, actually. Amy crafted her version using scraps of pallet wood.
Over at Organized 31, Susan collects wooden game blocks. (Think Jenga.) She had plenty of her own, but she also accepts donations of more and hunts them down in thrift stores. she’s found that they can be repurposed in many ways to create fun decor projects.
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.