30 Beautiful Things to Make out of Recycled Materials!

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In honor of Earth Day coming up in a few weeks I wanted to share some ideas for beautiful things you can make out of recycled materials.  I love creating things out of recycled materials because it is earth-friendly and budget-friendly!

I hope these beautiful ideas will inspire you!

30 beautiful things to make out of recycled materials!


DIY Air Fresheners from Glass Jars {from Cheap Crafty Mama}

Recycled Aluminum Flowers {from Cheap Crafty Mama}

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

Bottle Cap Magnets from Everyday Lovely

Woven Rag Rug from Bedsheet

Recycled Packaging for Sweets from Paper, Plate, and Plane

Fabric Scrap Necklace from Smaller

Recycled Bottle Birdfeeder from Centsational Girl

Yarn Scrap Bowl from Elisabeth Andree

Bottle Cap Tray from Sweet Something Designs

Sweater Pillows from Centsational Girl

Hanging Tin Can Herb Garden from Lillys and Lollipops

Planters out of plastic bottles and CDs from Creative Ideas on FB

DIY Project: Shoe Box Phone and iPad Charging Station

DIY Project: Shoe Box Phone and iPad Charging Station from Dagmars Home

Recycling Tin Cans into pencil box from Crazy Crafts

Bottlecap Wind Chime from Trina is Artsy Fartsy

Recycled Tire Garden from DIY Home Decor

Tin Can Planters from Grow Creative

Recycled Wine Bottle Torch from Design Sponge

Magazine Bowl from Crab and Fish

Soda-tab Bracelet from Crafting a Green World

Soda-tab Bracelet from Crafting a Green World

Aluminum Can Rose Pendant from Saved by Love Creations

DIY Glass Jar Air Fresheners

Basket made from recycled plastic bags from Lucky Ladybird Crafts

DIY Apron from a T-shirt {from Cheap Crafty Mama

Soda Can Tab Pendant Light from Reduce Reuse Redecorate

Woven Paper Basket from Make:Projects

Cereal Box Organizer from Katydid and Kid

Cereal Box Drawer Organizer from IHeart Organizing

T-shirt into Skirt/Tank {from Cheap Crafty Mama}

Here are some more tips to inspire you:

6 simple things you can do to reduce WASTE

You might also like:

Top 10 Things To Make Out Of T-shirts

Top 10 Things To Make Out Of Paper Plates

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  1. Great project inspirations! Love the bottle cap tray!!


  2. Hi,

    I followed you over from Chic & Crafty Link Party.

    I would love to invite you to share this, and any other posts you would like to, at my Creative Thursday Link Party at http://www.michellestastycreations.blogspot.com. (Runs through Monday each week)

    Have a great day,

  3. Some really fun ideas here – thanks for sharing :-)

  4. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday this week. I love all the upcycled ideas, especially the treat containers!
    I can’t wait to see what you link up next week. Have a great day.


  5. Thanks for sharing these ideas! Love the plastic bottles covering the sweets!

  6. What fantastic upcycled ideas, thanks for sharing, very inspiring.

  7. Hello there! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow you if that would be okay. I’m definitely enjoying your blog and look forward to new updates.


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