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A trash to treasure customized letter opener. When you think of letter openers do you think of those little square things a company gives out so you have their business info or do you think of those fabulous interesting ones that look like daggers and usually have interesting things on the tips of their handles?

A trash to treasure customized letter opener

Well this isn't either of those. Thrifted fabric peonies tutorial. Ps, dont forget to enter the pick your plum giveaway it ends 21 st june go here to be in with a chance. knick of time.

thrifted fabric peonies tutorial

Not Plain Anymore! Mason Jar Lanterns. Ways to Reuse Glass Jars. Glass jars can be recycled instead of thrown away, but it is also great to reuse them.

Ways to Reuse Glass Jars

Reusing items that would otherwise end up in the trash saves a considerable amount of money, and they can be used in many practical and creative ways. Consider these frugal ideas, and reuse glass jars instead of spending money on empty containers. After all, why buy a new container one day and throw away another the next? These are some of my favorite ways to reuse empty glass jars. Precautionary Statement Use commonsense when using the following information. 10 Crafty Ways to Upcycle Glass Jars. From baby food containers to Mason jars, it seems as if everyone has an assortment of glass jars around the house.

10 Crafty Ways to Upcycle Glass Jars

Rather than throw these used containers in the trash, get creative and upcycle them into something new and crafty. Here are ten crafty ways to upcycle that never-ending supply of jars: 1. Create a painted candleholder. Restored Glass Jars. Sew Country Chick- Farmhouse Couture. ΠΡΩΤΟΤΥΠΕΣ ΙΔΕΕΣ ΓΙΑ ΔΙΑΚΟΣΜΗΣΗ ΕΣΩΤΕΡΙΚΟΥ ΧΩΡΟΥ ΜΕ...ΚΡΕΜΑΣΤΡΕΣ! Photo apartment therapy photo Πρόσφατα σας είχα προτείνει μια ασυνήθιστη κατασκευή βοηθητικού τραπεζιού από...κρεμάστρες Σήμερα επανέρχομαι με περισσότερες ιδέες για να αξιοποιήσετε αυτό το συνηθισμένο και φτηνό αντικείμενο δημιουργικά...Δημιουργήστε μια mini έκθεση έργων τέχνης τοποθετώντας πόστερ, πίνακες ή φωτογραφίες σε κρεμάστρες αντικαθιστώντας τις κορνίζες!


Crafts To Make From Recycled Items. Here’s a bunch of crafty projects you can make using items you might normally toss (plastic milk jugs, ripped sheets, tin cans and more).

Crafts To Make From Recycled Items

You’ll also find a bunch of ideas for repurposing old shower curtains at the bottom of the page along with links to larger collections for recycling old towels, t-shirts, sweaters and old jeans. I’m just getting started with this collection and there is surely more to come, enjoy! Scalloped Cloths: Salvage ripped cotton sheets by making these washclothes (two layers thick) trimmed with colorful scalloped stitching. Plastic Bag Tote: (knitting) You’ll need a couple dozen plastic shopping bags, webbing and dungaree or bachelor buttons to whip this up.

DIY Cake Stands. There are SO many interesting and unique ideas to create your own cake stands.

DIY Cake Stands

I hopped on that band wagon since I love me some new cake plates. Plus, I needed some fabulous black stands for my upcoming Halloween party. Here's the final product. And here's what I did to make them. I rummaged through my home looking for what would work. I already had this glue. Stick them together and let it dry. Trash To Treasure - I am honored to have the very creative, animal loving, well-traveled, and crafty Kimberly Noelle from Quirky Cool share her fabulous upcycled telephone desk.

Trash To Treasure -

Inspired by her family and home decorating magazines, Kimberly is a writer and avid DIY’er. She has some beautiful projects including her Burlap Furniture entertainment stand and her most recent beach cottage inspired side table. Be sure to follow her on Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! Recycle Glass Bottles and Jars - Trash to Treasure: Recycled Beer and Wine Bottles - DIY Inspired. Trash to Treasure: Recycled Beer and Wine Bottles You know you’ll party like a Rockstar on the fourth of July in a few days, so what do you do with all the beer and wine bottles?

Trash to Treasure: Recycled Beer and Wine Bottles - DIY Inspired

Don’t throw them away! Repurposing. Yesterday I said I am going to post about a refashioning project, but this is in fact a repurposing project since I turned an old pair of jeans and a skirt into a beach bag.


Sorry about the slip of the tongue. Well, this is the pair I refused to get rid of knowing that it'll come in handy one day. And this is the skirt Eva wore only once and vowed never to wear it again because "she looked dreadful in it". I should have taken a better shot of it, although there is nothing special to see. It was a knee long skirt with pockets up front and an elastic at the back so it had a bit of a ruffled look before I chopped it off.

What I did. Easter Cans. Easter is on its way and we are headed to Moab like we do every year, and like every year I like to make my girls tags for their Easter baskets, (last years) but this year I went with something a little different. 29 ways to use pegs/clothespins. Besides the obvious, that is hanging your children from the clothesline, the humble peg/clothespin has a hundred and one uses around the house. I've always got a couple in my handbag, in the 'utility' drawer in the kitchen, in the bathroom and always take some away with me on holidays. 25 ways with bottle tops & plastic caps. Coffee table Back when I was a little girl (in the olden days as my 7 year old daughter reminds me), there wasn't as much around to be recycled. Milk was delivered in a glass bottle and they were cleaned and put out again to be refilled. Other things were in glass or only bought in bulk and those products came in paper or fabric packaging. Now there are so many little things.

Plastic, metal, some materials I don't even know the name of. 18 ways with coat hangers. You've all seen the beautifully organised closets with the matching coat hangers, all lined up in the same direction? No? I have and as much as I love the look of it, I love the fact that I have all sorts of coat hangers in my wardrobes from plain old wire ones, hand made covered ones and those covered by my Nanna in anything from cut up bread bags and bits of fabric.

How about all these other ideas for uses of the humble old coat hanger I found on Pinterest. 24 uses for old towels. Don't throw those faded, holey old towels out. Besides being excellent cleaning rags, spew rags (which I just realised yesterday that I needed a whole heap of with my sick little boy), wiping the wet dog rags, they can be made in to many other useful things for around the house. Check out these ideas from Pinterest. Cut towels into strips and make this bath mat Large beach mat New wash cloths Soft toys. 18 ways with coat hangers. How to Make an Apron from a Recycled Skirt. Here is a fun way to give new life to an old skirt. This project is so quick and easy that you may decide to recycle all your old skirts into aprons! Or, in my case, recycle a cute thrifted garment that was never. ever. ever. going to fit. How to Make a Duffel Bag that' s Better than Santa' s.

Upcycled Baby Clothing Creature by Alisa Burke of Alisa Burke. I just LOVE softies especially ones that can evoke sentimental memories.


Linen & Lace Fingerless Gloves. I am not a fan of cold weather and I definitely don't like snow. Luckily one of the perks to living in the south is we very seldom see any snow. How To Customize Jeans Just The Way You Like: Fit & Style. Sweaters. Recycled Craft Ideas - Crafts from Recycled Materials. Pillow case. Tshirts. Elf slippers {free pattern. Fashion Accessory — Country Woman Magazine. Green…can mean more than one thing. There is green the color. And green, as in environmentally friendly. Recycled Sweater Mittens. Have you ever thought about making mittens from old wool sweaters?

Follow these simple instructions and you'll have a pair of cozy woollen mittens in no time. What you need Felted wool sweater Tape measure or yard stick Pair of sharp scissors Marker pen Blunt end needle Yarn or thread for sewing pieces together Pins or safety pins Instructions Your sweater should be felted before you begin. The easiest way is to use the sweater sleeves. You will need to know how to sew back stitch too. Sock Toppers! {picture me screaming like I just won on The Price Is Right, that's how excited I am!!} Getting Back at the Dryer.... We all know that our dryers eat socks. Not a big deal with easily replaceable white socks that my husband wears, but when they're my cute little polka-dotted ones, it makes me mad!!

Illuminating Reuse: 15 Recycled Lights and Lamps. Booze it Up! 13 Rad Recycled Bottle Crafts & Projects.