Six Recycled Crafts for Earth Day

Recycled Crafts for Earth Day

Earth Day falls on April 22nd.  This year is the 44th anniversary since the start of Earth Day in 1970. To celebrate creative recycling efforts I thought I’d put together six of my favorite recycled crafts. Links have full step by step tutorials that are easy to follow. Here is a short round up of Six Recycled Crafts for Earth Day.

Color Sample Bookmarks & Printed Ribbon

A simple and inexpensive craft that is perfect for your favorite book worm. This simple bookmark DIY reuses color paint samples and has a personalized touch with printed ribbon.

How to Make a Wine Cork Garden

Make the cutest and smallest garden ever using large recycled wine corks.

Water Colored Book Page Flowers

You can upcycle newspaper or book pages to make whimsical and delicate colored flowers to use for home décor or gift wrapping embellishments.

Recycled Plastic Bottle Planter Pots

Written by Loren Crane of Pandora’s Craft Box, this fun and trendy gold pot is make of an old plastic soda bottle.

How to Make a Recycled Magazine Frame

This one takes a little time and patience but the final result is colorful and well worth it! Make a unique frame by upcycling a thrift store one with magazine rolls and a little Mod Podge.

Recycled Book Folding Art Piece

This is another great one by Loren Crane of Pandora’s Craft Box! She shows you how to make a one of a kind art piece out of an unwanted or damaged paperback book.


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