Keepin’ it Green – The Week in DIY: Canvas Sneakers, CD lightcatcher, and more!

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The Week in DIY: Canvas Sneakers, CD lightcatcher, 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.

Daily DIY Project: Canvas Sneakers
Give this summer’s ratty sneakers an extension on their wearability with this at-home dye job.

Reuse CDs to Make a Hip DIY Light Catcher
Your favorite mid-90s albums don’t have to end up in the landfill; break them apart and turn them into bright suncatchers.

DIY Hip Jewelry from Credit Cards
Jewelry designer Anneli Rufus tells how she makes jewelry from credit cards–and how you can, too.

5 Reuses for Tissue Boxes
Turn your fall allergies into a crafting supply boon with these ideas for empty tissue boxes.

3 Fashion Forward Reuses for Soda Bottles
Empty plastic bottles become chic accessories with these projects.

8 Fabulous Green Fashion Projects
Give a personal–and eco-friendly–touch to your wardrobe with these upcycled fashions.

Stencil Your Walls Using Faux Painting Techniques

Low-VOC paint and some careful stenciling gives your home the look of wallpaper–without the chemicals.

Make Your Own Bike Basket for Easy Riding

Help your bike go from weekend warrior to around-town essential with a DIY bike basket.

Turn a Used Bottle into a Funky Vase
Cover your empties with paper, paint, or fabric to create an eye-catching vase.

Make Gleaming Tea Light Candle Holders from Aluminum Cans

Empty cans, a standard hole punch, and some handy candles let you set the mood in any room.

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