DIY Upcycling Projects: 8 of 12 – Outdoor Furnishings

DIY Upcycling Projects for Your Outdoor Space | Eco-Mothering

One of the cool things about the green movement is that it has inspired people’s creativity for repurposing items. The term “upcycling,” which was first used in 1994, is now a widely understood concept that refers to the process of transforming waste or unwanted products into something new, usually of a higher quality. This post highlights 7 DIY upcycling projects you can create for your outdoor garden and patio. Be amazed and inspired! Recycled Door Arbor from GardenWeb     Wine Bottle Tiki Torch from Design Sponge   Pallet Patio Table from Survive France   Wine Barrel Sink from Instructables   Outdoor Movie Screen from The Shabby Creek Cottage   Plastic Chair Kiddie Plaything from Mummy Musings and Mayhem   Denim Planters from Upcycled Garden Style  

DIY Upcycling Projects: 7 of 12 – Prescription Bottles

DIY Upcycled Pill Bottles | Eco-Mothering.com

One of the cool things about the green movement is that it has inspired people’s creativity for  repurposing items. The term “upcycling,” which was first used in 1994, is now a widely understood concept that refers to the process of transforming waste or unwanted products into something new, usually of a higher quality. In honor of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day (April 30), this post highlights 7 DIY Upcycling projects you can create from those ubiquitous pill containers. Be amazed and inspired! **If you have expired medications, dispose of them safely. Don’t flush them or toss them in the trash! Look for a drug collection site near you. Cute Storage Containers from The Bearfoot Baker   On-the-Go Survival Kit from Survival at Home Faux Bamboo Vase from Mich L. in L.A.   Tooth Saver from About Home   Wall-Mounted Lighting from Instructables   Winter Snowman Decoration from Crafting a Green … Continue reading

DIY Upcycling Projects: 6 of 12 – Household Decor

DIY Upcycled Household Decor | Eco-Mothering.com

One of the cool things about the green movement is that it has inspired people’s creativity for  repurposing items. The term “upcycling,” which was first used in 1994, is now a widely understood concept that refers to the process of transforming waste or unwanted products into something new, usually of a higher quality. This post highlights 5 DIY upcycling projects you can create to add flair (and usefulness) around your home. Be amazed and inspired! Chandelier Planter from DIY Show Off   Shabby Chic Toothbrush and Towel Holder from Coffee with the Mrs.   Ceiling Fan Blade Wall Art from  from Life of Eates-a-Lot   Alphabet Photo Holder Magnets from Plum Pudding   Old Door Entry Bench from The Friendly Home   What upcycling ideas can you share?  

DIY Upcycling Projects: 5 of 12 – Valentine Gifts

Upcycled Valentine Gifts | Eco-Mothering.com

One of the cool things about the green movement is that it has inspired people’s creativity for  repurposing items. The term “upcycling,” which was first used in 1994, is now a widely understood concept that refers to the process of transforming waste or unwanted products into something new, usually of a higher quality. This post highlights 5 DIY Upcycling projects you can create for unique Valentine’s Day gifts. Be amazed and inspired!   FOR YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER: “52 Reasons” Card Book from Austin, Texas     FOR YOUR KIDS: “I Love You Around the World and Back” Globe from Driven by Decor   FOR YOUR DAD: Scrabble Tile Cufflinks from Mom It Forward   FOR YOUR CHILD’S TEACHER: Apple Clay Jar from Crafty Moods   FOR YOUR CHILD’S CLASSMATES:  Hand Warmers from About a Mom  

DIY Upcycling Projects: 3 of 12 – Holiday Wreaths

DIY upcycled holiday wreaths | Eco-Mothering.com

One of the cool things about the green movement is that it has inspired people’s creativity for  repurposing items. The term “upcycling,” which was first used in 1994, is now a widely understood concept that refers to the process of transforming waste or unwanted products into something new, usually of a higher quality. This post highlights five DIY Upcycling projects creating unique and beautiful holiday wreaths using leftover materials. Be amazed and inspired! Wreath of PVC Pipe from DIY Cozy Home Wreath of Toilet Paper Rolls from Bonnin Designs Wreath of Pine Cones and Nuts from Wonderful DIY (scroll down to see it) Wreath of Wine Corks from Wine Folly Wreath of Burlap from Home Decor Made EZ

DIY Upcycling Projects: 2 of 12 – OLD TIRES

DIY Tire Sandbox | Eco-Mothering.com

One of the cool things about the green movement is that it has inspired people’s creativity for  repurposing items. The term “upcycling,” which was first used in 1994, is now a widely understood concept that refers to the process of transforming waste or unwanted products into something new, usually of a higher quality. This post highlights five DIY Upcycling projects using old tires. Be amazed and inspired! DIY Tire Ottoman from That Was a What?!   DIY Garden Planters from Lushome   DIY Tire Sandbox from I Heart Nap Time   DIY Tire SeeSaw from My Fix It Up Life   DIY Tire Pet Bed from Fab Art DIY  

DIY Upcycling Projects: 1 of 12

DIY Upcycled Projects | Eco-Mothering.com

One of the cool things about the green movement is that it has inspired people’s creativity for repurposing items. The term “upcycling,” which was first used in 1994, is now a widely understood concept that refers to the process of transforming waste or unwanted products into something new, usually of a higher quality. If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I’ve done a 12-month series on Eco-Friendly Crafts and Unique, Gently Green Holidays. This post begins a series highlighting DIY Upcycling projects gathered from the Internet to amaze and inspire. Suitcase Lounge Chair from Crafty Magazine   Old Leather Coat into Leather Handbag by Luz Patterns   Spool Bookcase by Pink Stitches   Do you have any DIY Upcycling projects to share?  

December’s Top Eco Crafts

Welcome to my monthly installment of eco-friendly arts and craft projects gathered from around the Internet. While some projects require adult supervision, they are a fun, educational and green hobby for your kids to enjoy! This month’s collection includes creative ideas for Hanukkah and the Winter Solstice. Solstice Ice Lanterns from The Crafty Crow Felt Solstice Calendar from Green Kitchen Toilet Paper Roll Menorah from Creative Jewish Mom CD Dreidel from Minds in Bloom LEGO Menorah from Bible Belt Balabusta It’s an eco-friendly reuse if your kid already has LEGOs. 🙂