Posts Tagged ‘upcycle’

@Home This Weekend: Give The Dog A Bone

This weekend, give your dog a bone. Onyxnox made some great denim chew toys that any dog will love to play (or cuddle!) with. This is a great way to upcycle old jeans. Put a squeaker in the ends of the bone, and you’ve got an instant hit. Woof! Save Save

@Home This Weekend: Honeyduke’s Candy Cabinet

This weekend, make your home magical with Honeyduke’s candy cabinet, inspired by the Harry Potter series. Using an old cabinet desk, patty_o_furniture reconfigured the inside and painted it in bright colors. The cabinet even lights up when you open the doors to reveal all the treats inside. The jars are full of candies, and the […]

Tute Tuesday: Cons to Mary Janes

I have a pair of sneakers in my closet that are in desperate need of a makeover. Don’t get me wrong, I love them, but for some reason, they just don’t look cute on my feet. Craftster member Object001 has a solution to my shoe dilemma with her tutorial for Cons to Mary Janes. This […]

@Home This Weekend: Thermos Lamps

This weekend, make a unique lamp for your home! TheMistressT used vintage thermoses to make these fun bedside lamps for her guest room. Craftsters have used all sorts of creative things to build lamps with; click on the “lamp” tag to see other great lamp ideas! Save

Tute Tuesday: Toilet Paper Roll Totebag

Yahoo! School is out for summer! Time to head to the beach and enjoy some fun in the sun. Carry your summer essentials in style with Limeriot’s easy to follow Toilet Paper Printed Bag. This tutorial uses an everyday household item, a toilet paper roll, to create one of a kind designs. While this bag […]

@Home This Weekend: DIY Organizer

This weekend, store your socks where you can find them with an organizer made from reused cardboard. rockingbearranch made this one the exact size of her drawer, so she’ll never have to paw through a jumble of socks again. She covered her organizer with scrapbook paper, so it’s not only functional; it’s pretty as well. […]

Junk Journals

The following journals may be made of “junk”, but they are anything but! Recently, Craftster member geekgirl1000100 hosted a Mini Junk Journals swap, and the resulting journals were outstanding! Here are a few pictures of journals traded in that swap. You’re really going to want to see all the gorgeous photos, so make sure you check […]

Creative Craft Supplies

Have you ever just felt like making something, but you didn’t have craft supplies? Well, that didn’t stop these clever Craftsters: they made awesome projects with some pretty creative materials they had just lying around at the house. Can you guess what skullseamstress used to make this colorful rainbow chandelier? No? Can you believe it’s […]

@Home This Weekend: Dragonfly

This weekend, create a beautiful dragonfly to hang on your wall. You’ll never guess what Jenxx used to make this fabulous insect, so I’ll just go ahead and tell you: it’s four ceiling fan blades, a chair leg, a glass garden globe, a little paint, and a lot of talent. Click on the photo to […]

@Home This Weekend: Radio Birdfeeder

This weekend, make sure your feathered friends are well fed! Look at this amazing birdfeeder that blupaisan created out of an old 1940’s radio. Birds would be crazy not to stop by for a treat! (And maybe a song or two.) What do you have around your house that could be made into a unique […]

Resolutions: Recycle. Get Organized.

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? I did: recycle what I can, and get my house organized. You know what they say: “everything in its place, and a place for everything”. Here are some great organizers made from recycled materials. Win/win! It’s hard to believe this makeup organizer is made from a […]

@Home This Weekend: Trophy Wine Stoppers

This weekend, gather together some old trophies and make what has to be just about the coolest wine stoppers ever! TheMistressT used the tops of trophies and corks reclaimed from empty whiskey bottles to create these oh-so-unique stoppers. Make some of your own, and get “1st Place” in wine storage and display!

@Home This Weekend: Rustic Wreath

This weekend make something new, like this rustic wreath, out of something old! TheMistressT found a rusty red wheel, tied it up with measuring tape twill, and added some greenery to create the perfect wintery accent for her outdoor woodshed.

@Home This Weekend: Bird Feeder

This weekend, make a bird feeder for your feathered friends! CarlieJoe used an empty wine bottle and some wood scraps to make this simple design. What a great way to upcycle!

@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Paint Cans

This weekend, grab some old paint cans or other containers and make some decorative planters. LizzyEU wrapped hers with paper rope and gave the some shine with clear glue. This almost gives them the appearance of wood. Use your new containers for planters or storage! What a great way to upcycle.