Posts Tagged ‘recycle’

Recycled Christmas Cards

Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger SevsOnlyGirl… Wondering what to do with all those old Christmas cards? Diesel’s_Mom‘s post inspired alwaysinmyroom to recycle hers! The bowls add a delightful old-time touch to the holidays, and you’re sure to be asked where you bought them! To see this Recycled Christmas Cards projects on Craftster, click here. […]

Wear It This Weekend: Soda Can and Playing Card Brooch

After all these years on Craftster I still see new and interesting things every day! Like cocinero‘s totally unexpected brooches. He made them from soda cans and playing cards! Throw a safety pin and a little tape into the mix and you have yourself an great little brooch! You can see the full thread (with […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Simple Spring Dinners, 30-Second Crafts, and More

The Week in DIY: Simple Spring Dinners, 30-Second Crafts, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite craft projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Spring Cleaning: Kitchen Garbage to Crafty Goodies Turn trash into treasure with these easy craft ideas that use pudding cups, […]

40 Eco-friendly projects for Earth Day’s 40th Anniversary!

Today is the 40th anniversary of Earth Day! In honor of that, we’re sharing 40 of our favorite earth friendly projects from around the site. Craftster is FULL of projects big and small that reduce, recycle, reuse, reconstruct, upcycle, and on and on! We know that this isn’t everything! We couldn’t possibly fit in all […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Scrumptious Spring Recipes, 13 Words Every Activist Needs to Know, and More

The Week in DIY: Scrumptious Spring Recipes, 13 Words Every Activist Needs to Know, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite craft projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Fair Trade, Fair Wages for Earth Divas Shop with Earth Divas and you’ll be supporting […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Brew Your Own Green Beer, Get Out of Town (Without a Car) and More

The Week in DIY: Brew Your Own Green Beer, Get Out of Town (Without a Car) and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite craft projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Make Your Own Reusable Shopping Bags with Recycled Materials Leftover plastic–think milk cartons, […]

Winner of Craft Challenge #47 – Reusable Shopping Bag Challenge 2

The Craft Challenge this month was Reusable Shopping Bag Challenge 2. The challenge was to create a shopping bag from materials that might otherwise be thrown away and perhaps sent to a landfill. Our winning entry this month was created by Dejah_Thoris. Her entry titled, “Milk Carton Madness with Gingham Style and Video Tape” is […]

Fiber Thursday: Clipboard Loom

Don’t leave your fibers behind! francorios made this great little loom using an old clipboard. It’s small and lightweight, which makes it so easy to take everywhere you go. Never leave home without a project! To read more about this loom on Craftster, click here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=335814.0

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Handmade Slippers, Foolproof Organizing Tips, and More

The Week in DIY: Handmade Slippers, Foolproof Organizing Tips, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. The Anti-Ugg Boot: 10 DIY Boots and Slippers You Can Make Keep your feet warm (and the thermometer down) with sweater […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Earthquake Relief, Upcycled Catalogs, and More

The Week in DIY: Earthquake Relief, Upcycled Catalogs, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. . Help Wanted: Vegan Bake Sales for Haiti Find recipes, donation spots, and planning tips for throwing your own bake sale fundraiser–and […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Plan the Perfect Garden, Green Your Kitchen with Easy Projects, and More

The Week in DIY: Plan the Perfect Garden, Green Your Kitchen with Easy Projects, 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. Make Eating Green Easy with this Grocery List Organizer Cut back on take-out, get your […]

Craft Challenge #47 Announced – Reusable Shopping Bag Challenge 2

Craft Challenge #47 has been announced! “Reusable Shopping Bag Challenge 2″ entries are due Feb 1 – Feb 7. Read all about it here! Also be sure to get your entries in for Challenge #46, Gingerbread House Contest. Entries are due now through Jan 5. Here are the challenge details, and all of the entries […]

Rock Paper Scissors: Simpsons!

Now that 2009 is almost over, what are you going to do with your old calendar? How about using the images to make a unique insulated coffee mug? envirocraft used a Simpson’s calendar and a mug specially designed to hold your own photos to make this colorful and entertaining mug. Make morning fun again! To […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make Little Notebooks

Everyone could use a little notebook to keep track of their brilliant ideas (or at least their shopping list). Make them personal by using old dvd covers, album covers, or game boxes. SusNTX used a Bind-It-All to make her notebooks, but if you don’t have one of those, most local copy stores are happy to […]

Rock Paper Scissors: Paper Ornaments

Just because it’s paper doesn’t mean it has to stay flat! Fold your paper up into ornaments this season. cinnamon teal used maps to make the gorgeous ornaments pictured here. Any sort of beautiful paper would work, though. What a great way to recycle! Click here to get to Craftster to see other views of […]