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Upcycled Crafts & Gift Ideas

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.

Easy DIY Magazine Holders Made from Cereal Boxes!

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 …

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Easy Sew DIY Kid’s Wall Hanging from a Fabric Remnant

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 …

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31 Books about Upcycling to help you waste less and make more!

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!

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