Recycled Tin Cans Become Flower Pots

by T Berokoff
Recycled Tin Cans Become Flower Pots

Recycled Tin Cans Become Flower Pots Empty tin cans make perfect flower containers!  I wanted to add some flower pots to the wall around my herbs.  I just took some empty tin cans and removed both ends of the cans. Then after smashing one end of the can up, I sprayed them. Because the smashed […]

Three Clever DIY Upcycled Packaging Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Packaging (4)

This article, “Three Clever DIY Upcycled Packaging Ideas,” is sponsored by the Paper and Packaging Board for the HowLifeUnfolds.com campaign. All opinions are 100% my own. It seems that all year long we’re invited to celebrate special events and holidays with our friends and family. With those festivities comes gift giving. The tutorials I’m sharing […]

Upcycled Razor Refill Cases

by T Berokoff
Upcycled Razor Boxes turned Pill Boxes

Upcycled Razor Refill Cases I’ve saved Intuition razor refill cases for some time but didn’t know why, except that I thought they would be good to reuse for something someday.  Then inspiration hit!  Why not take these lids that I used to throw away and use them to solve a pill problem.  Let me explain.  […]

DIY Decorated Pencil Frame

by Medina Grillo
DIY Decorated Pencil Frame

DIY Decorated Pencil Frame My son and I created this pencil frame for his Nursery  teacher before she left for maternity.  She absolutely  loved it! It was fun and super easy to do. Its also a great way to recycle unused pencils and the great thing about it, is that any leftover from this project […]

24 Cheap Recycled Crafts for Adults to Make

by Dinah Wulf
24 Cheap Recycled Craft for Adults to Make

Everyone has jars, magazines, old books, and cardboard tubes laying around the house.  Even though these things are normally trash we throw away, with a little imagination you can upcycle them into something new and useful. When I first started blogging I didn’t have any money to put into crafts, so the thrifty side of […]

Recycled Can Centerpieces with Succulents

by Dinah Wulf
Recycled Can Centerpieces with Succulents

My best girlfriends and I recently threw a birthday party for one of our best friends.  To save on cost and expenses, we crafted as much as possible. I made the cake topper and party centerpieces on a budget. This way, we were able to splurge on the food, cake, and fresh flowers. Perfect for […]

DIY Repurposed Coasters

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Repurposed Coasters (6)

I love DIY challenges and upcycling trash into treasure is a true passion of mine. I have been guest blogging for Bestlaminate for a while now, and I have loved coming up with repurposed flooring plank projects. This time, I am sharing how to make DIY repurposed coasters out of left over flooring planks. Here […]

Repurposed Paper Towel Roll Napkin Ring

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Paper Towel Roll Napkin Rings Recycled Craft

This post, Repurposed Paper Towel Roll Napkin Ring, is sponsored by Bounty. All opinions are 100% my own. Bounty paper towels have taken over my household and I know that I will be able to rely on them when cleaning up my messes this upcoming Thanksgiving (which will be here before we know it!).  In […]

Repurposed Chicken Feeder

by T Berokoff
Repurposed Chicken Feeder Wall Art

Repurposed Chicken Feeder: From Rescued Feed Tray to Wall Art This project was created to add some color to our white walls.  Using another “found” object, an old feed tray, I was able, with a bit of elbow grease and paint to create a cheerful piece of “wall art”.  Here’s the rusty chicken feed tray […]

Repurposed Wheelbarrow Address Sign

by T Berokoff
Repurposed Wheelbarrow Address Sign

Repurposed Wheelbarrow Address Sign What do you do with an old beat up wheelbarrow?  Use it to display your house numbers!  Now our house numbers can be easily be seen from the street.  This trash to treasure make over began with finding it in a field.  First, it needed to be taken apart, cleaned and […]

DIY Musical Instruments for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Instruments Recycled Craft

This post, DIY Musical Instruments for Kids, is sponsored by First 5 California. All opinions are 100% my own. When I first became pregnant with Mia, I distinctly remember hearing about First 5 California. I recall learning how important the first five years of a child’s life is important and that 90% of a child’s brain […]

Recycle Bags Turned Reusable Snack Bags

by Dinah Wulf
Recycle Bags Turned Reusable Small Snack Bags

This article, Recycle Bags Turned Reusable Snack Bags, is sponsored by the VELCRO® Brand. All opinions are 100% my own. Now that school is well underway, I thought I’d share a great back-to-school hack by making inexpensive recycle bags into reusable snack bags for school lunches. VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabrics was perfect for […]

Spooky Halloween Recycled Jars

by Dinah Wulf
Spooky Halloween Recycled Jars

For some reason I cringe every time I throw a jar or plastic container away.  I feel a very strong urge to hoard it.  Many times I do. My cupboard is filled with empty sauce jars, cans, sour cream containers, and the like.  You never know when you are going to need one to make […]

15 Mason Jar Crafts You Can Use for Your Wedding

by Tara Kramarsky
15 Mason Jar Crafts You Can Use for Your Wedding DIY Inspired

If you’re trying to save money by doing your own table centerpieces for your wedding, there are SO many different things you can do. If you’ve spent time on Pinterest lately, I’m sure you’ve seen that anything having to do with mason jars is in. You might think they couldn’t be that many things that […]

15 Creative Camping Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

by Tara Kramarsky
Creative Camping Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

Camping seems to be one of those things that people either love or hate. I’m more of a RV camper myself but no matter if you’re sleeping under the stars, camping in a tent or glamping, there are things that you can do to better prepare yourself and your family. Learning from the more experienced […]

Repurposed Patron Bottle Serving Platter

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Patron Bottle

This year I thought I’d take a shot at the Patron Bottle Art Competition. I mean, it IS $10K… The competition is fierce, and honestly I probably won’t win, but it was really fun coming up with something unique. I wanted to do something I haven’t seen (I did a Patron vase in the past) […]

15 Awesome Repurposed Gift Ideas Made from Trash

by Tara Kramarsky
Awesome Gift Ideas Made from Trash DIY Inspired

They always say that when giving a gift, it’s the thought that counts. And while I do believe that to a certain extent, I also don’t like giving (or getting) a present just because it was expected. I love things that have thought behind them, even if it’s a an owl pen from the dollar […]

18 Cool Summer Kid’s Crafts Made from Things Around the House

by Tara Kramarsky
18 Cool Summer Kid's Crafts Made from Things Around the House

Kid’s haven’t been out of school for very long yet, some kid’s I know just got out of school last week. But, I bet you’re already hearing “I’m bored!” or if you aren’t, you will be soon! It’s always great to have things to do planned when those words come out of your child’s mouth, […]

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