Make no cost DIY Cardboard Bookshelves for your kid’s rooms using cardboard boxes and leftover wrapping paper! Sturdier than you think!
Get creative with the junk around your house or in your recycling bin!
Here you will find tutorials and ideas for fun recycled crafts, upcycling ideas for homemade gifts and cute repurposing & reuse activities to do with your kids or grandkids.
This is also the place for our eco-conscious gift guides that give you ideas about how to make your own upcycled gifts or buy them from fabulous small businesses who are making a point of creating sustainable zero-waste products.
Make a Kid’s Art Portfolio out of leftover fabric scraps. Cute DIY Homemade Gift Idea that you can sew in an afternoon!
I’ve been on an organizing kick lately and one thing that makes things look neater to me is to get them tucked away out of site. Which is why I decided to upcycle some cereal boxes and leftover wallpaper to make my own DIY Magazine Holders. Materials Used – DIY Magazine Holders: Empty Cereal Box …
This project was all about making a quick and easy kid’s wall hanging for my son’s room. Needless to say he loves buses – like most kids – so this was my inexpensive way of giving him some lovely bus art! If you’ve read any of my other blog posts you might have guessed already …
When I reuse old jeans I like to upcycle every part of them for a different project. This tutorial is all about using the thick seams from a pair of old jeans to make a braided denim dog toy. Specifically this is a tutorial for making a doggy tug toy – the kind where you …
Bumper list of fab upcycled DIY Christmas Gift Ideas. These projects are so good they won’t know your gifts are homemade.
Make your own no waste DIY Christmas Gift Tags out of cardboard and scrap fabric. Easy & Fun to make. Includes instructions to make two kinds of Christmas Tree Themed Gift Tags
10 Fun & Easy DIY Personalised Gifts they’ll be thrilled to recieve. Use your unwanted items from scrap fabric to old crockery to make upcycled gifts.
The ultimate list of upcycled gift ideas you can buy online on Etsy. Includes a range of categories from Gifts for Him to Pet Lovers, Kids & More! Support small upcycling businesses when you buy your Christmas or Birthday Gifts!
Bumper list of upcycled jewellery ideas. Empty that pile of broken junk jewellery and make something new out of it! From ‘new’ from old jewellery to home decor items and accessories.
Make your own DIY Christmas Angels from broken bits of old jewellery. You can make Christmas decorations, pendants, keychains and more! This is a guest post from Sharon Aslett of Shazazz Jewellery.
A bumper list of DIY projects made from rubbish that you will actually want to keep. Upcycle your magazines, plastic bottles, takeaway containers, coke cans and even tea bags!
This bumper list of books about upcycling is the perfect reading list for any committed upcycler, thrifter or furniture flipper. With books covering everything from painted furniture to visible mending, projects for kids and even upcycled technology! Find your next read or the perfect gift for the upcycler in your life!