Keepin’ it Green:The Week in DIY: DIY Found Clock, Puzzle Piece Friendship Necklace, Bottle Chandelier, and more!
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|The Week in DIY: DIY Found Clock, Puzzle Piece Friendship Necklace, Bottle Chandelier, and more!
Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter.
The Week in DIY: Simple Sewing Patterns from the Pros, 16 Reasons to Love Rainy Days, and More
Try This DIY Found Clock Project
Turn anything you have around the house–from a cookie tin to an old postcard–into a upcycled, working timepiece.
16 Top Green Crafts to Do with Your Kids
Trying to keep the young ones busy on a rainy day? Check this list for 16 foolproof ideas.
Sew Like the Pros with These Easy Patterns
Copy the handmade work of some of your favorite Etsy shops with patterns direct from the sellers.
5 Reuses for Altoid Tins
From mini speakers to a pint-sized charger, see what you can make from an empty Altoids tin.
DIY Puzzle Piece Friendship Necklace
Show the world how well you fit together with this jewelry made from old puzzle pieces.
DIY Pocket-Sized Notebooks Go Anywhere
Leftover paint samples from your last home improvement project make cute covers for these tiny notepads.
Use that Crayon Wax to Make Some Cool Earrings
Melt down the little bits and pieces left in your kids’ crayon box can to make these one-of-a-kind baubles.
Bring Vinyl Record Case Coasters to Your Office
Make your cubicle a little more rock-and-roll with coasters made from the covers of your favorite albums.
Brighten Your Room with a Bottle Chandelier
Colored, clear, or frosted glass bottles suspended from the ceiling in a steel pan set provide a green alternative to electric lighting.
Turn a Tank Top into This Farmer’s Market-Friendly Reusable Bag
Skipping the plastic bags is a good start, but using an old tank top as a bag instead of buying a canvas one is even better.