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Sea glass art light. Recycled Craft Ideas - Crafts from Recycled Materials. CL contributing editor Ryan McPhail reveals his method for creating a stealthy bar from a cast-off chest of drawers.

Recycled Craft Ideas - Crafts from Recycled Materials

Step 1: Measure the inside of a dresser drawer to determine its width (from side to side), depth (front to back), and height (base to top). Step 2: To create a middle divider, use a jigsaw to cut a piece of wood that measures the depth of the drawer and slightly less than its height. Creative and Alternative Uses of Plastic Cups. Collection of Creative and Alternative Uses of Plastic Cups from all over the world.

Creative and Alternative Uses of Plastic Cups.

Plastic Cups Outdoor Light Fixture: This modular structured system is created using plastic cups and paper clips. "In day time it functions as natural light source lighting and at night time it functions as light fixture with 220 volt light bulb situated inside the system. " Recyclart (Recyclart) on Pinterest. Houses from salvaged materials. Home Improvement > Decorating > Trash to Treasure (Home) Reduce, Reuse, Reinspire, Recycled. The first online marketplace to buy, sell and find all things recycled.

Recycled Crockery Bird Feeder Ideas Unwanted crockery pieces, donated to thrift stores and found in flea markets across the country, are always in abundant.

Reduce, Reuse, Reinspire, Recycled. The first online marketplace to buy, sell and find all things recycled

Not many of us reach for a cup and saucer, when we make our morning hot beverage, which leaves many pretty crockery pieces, such as the matching floral cup and saucer, redundant. Both cup and saucer, can be re-purposed into beautiful little bird feeders, here are some examples: Toilet paper roll wall art. It’s not every day that you find a clever way to reuse something from the bathroom, but tali from growing up creative had a simple but beautiful idea that lets you reuse toilet paper rolls. whether you’re looking for a fun afternoon craft to do with little ones or just want to find a way upcycle old toilet paper rolls, this is a perfect afternoon project. i’m tempted to spray paint them in metallic colors to make a holiday-style arrangement… CLICK HERE for the full instructions from tali below!

toilet paper roll wall art

Materials: Toilet Paper rolls Scissors White glue Stapler Paint + brushes Glitter Laundry pins Steps: Calinas. Progressive Pioneer: Make and Do. So, here's a funny thing.

Progressive Pioneer: Make and Do

I totally thought this Sunday was Easter! Maybe you were wondering why I was starting my Easter grass SO early? Make It: Ruffled Umbrella. Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011. The best trick of all is repairing broken stuff.

Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011

You would be amazed that in this throw away age so many things can be repaired easily. Invest your money in quality tools, and you will find the tool pays for itself in the first few repairs you make with it. There are wonderful adhesives and tapes that people aren't aware of that work wonders. Take an hour and go to a home hardware store and really browse around to discover some of these wonders of the modern world. You can also look online at some great catalogs that sell woodworking supplies, and find a great assortment of fine tools that you can use to repair almost anything.

10 DIY Wine Crate Projects. Transparent Aluminum. Those of you, um, enthusiastic enough to remember Star Trek IV may recall the scene embedded above.

Transparent Aluminum

If not, let me set up the clip: The crew of the Enterprise has gone into the past to retrieve some whales, OK? And take them “back to the future,” to coin a phrase. But Scotty has a problem: He needs stuff to build a giant whale tank on the ship, but he has no goods to trade with, because, you know, in the future they only work to better themselves and nobody but a Ferengi would stoop to carrying money around. So Scotty barters his knowledge of 24th-century materials technology with a 20th-century engineer, who agrees to make him what he needs in exchange. The 24th-century material in question is “transparent aluminum,” and today I’m here to tell you: That future has arrived. Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011. RM100: Loaf Tin Storage. Do-it-yourself decorating allows you to customize your home, apartment, condo, or room with DIY accents that transform your space on a budget without completing a full-scale remodel.

RM100: Loaf Tin Storage

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, we guide you… read more Do-it-yourself decorating allows you to customize your home, apartment, condo, or room with DIY accents that transform your space on a budget without completing a full-scale remodel. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, we guide you with instructions, tutorials, and step-by-step photos for indoor and outdoor projects and room makeovers. Upcycled. See You There!: DIY - Toilet Paper Roll Wreath. An Experiment With Mod Podge. During my idea drain, many of you were kind enough to suggest some projects that you have enjoyed.

An Experiment With Mod Podge

One of them was from:I immediately went over and checked out her post. Miraculously my brain turned back on and I remembered this post from 5 Orange Potatoes. 5OP used glitter glue in her project. We didn't have any so we used my favorite Mod Podge. The How-To Gal: Trash to Treasure- Turquoise TP Art. What you need:Toilet Paper Rolls- the number depends on how large your creation will beTacky GlueScissorsSpray Paint3M Wall Mount SquaresPatience :) Gather toilet paper rolls.

The How-To Gal: Trash to Treasure- Turquoise TP Art

I used about 28 rolls for this project. Paper towel rolls count for approx. three regular sized rolls. Squish your rolls Cut slices of the roll to desired thickness. Crafty: PT and TP Roll Pendants. I mentioned in my last post that I was experimenting with some toilet paper and paper towel rolls I'd been saving. And here's what I came up with- Pendants! Once the basic idea for making jewelry from TP and PT rolls popped into my head I couldn't stop thinking of variations. So I'm showing three different techniques here, all of them use the same basic materials: TP/PT Rolls Scrap paper (card stock and lighter scrapbook weight) Hacks and DIYs. Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011 - StumbleUpon. House made entirely of containers.