It’s always fun to put together a craft with things that you already have on hand. Here’s one of those crafts that’s perfect for Easter–and for putting together with your kids if they are on spring break–from Katie at View From the Fridge. It starts with something really easy to find around the house: a toilet paper roll!
If you have little ones (or have them visit very often), then chances are you have quite a few tiny socks tucked here or there. It seems like those socks never stay in pairs! Well, at Our Peaceful Planet, Nancy has found a cute use for extra toddler socks, and it’s perfect for Easter!
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?”
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.
“I did not have a vision when I rescued this cabinet door from ending up in a garbage pile,” admits Kathy at The Salvaged Boutique. It was only when she noticed the slight lip inside the edge of the frame that she knew what to do with it.
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.