Become an Animal Hero

by Dinah Wulf

My family and I had a fun trip to the Santa Ana Zoo this weekend.  I noticed a campaign they had called “Become and Animal Hero”, promoting conservation and protection of our homes, animals, and planet. They were signs posted throughout the park offering tips and ideas on recycling, water and energy conservation, and the […]

Plastic Recycling Facts I Learned at the Aquarium

by Dinah Wulf

My family went to the Aquarium of the Pacific last weekend in Long Beach, California. It was the first time my daughter has ever been there. We had a great time looking, feeling, and learning about marine life of all kinds. My daughter in particular loved the jellyfish and sea horses. I had never seen […]

Toilet Paper Roll Gift Wrapping

by Dinah Wulf
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If you have been following along both of my blogs, this one and Inheriting Our Planet, you may have noticed all the posts I have been writing about my amazing trip to Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto in Mexico! Of COURSE I had to bring home a few souvenirs from my trip. […]

Camping Ideas and Tips

by Dinah Wulf
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Happy Friday! With summertime well underway, I thought I’d put together a list of helpful checklists, camping ideas and tips, DIY hacks and ideas, games, crafts, and tasty treats from some fabulous fellow Bloggers. Here we go! Check Lists and Camping Tips: Checklists, tips, and tricks to help prepare you for a successful and safe […]

Recycled Vintage Jewelry Inspiration

by Dinah Wulf
Recycled Vintage Jewelry Inspiration

I love going to vintage flea markets. I am so attracted to the booths with vintage jewelry and embellishments. In the past I have attempted to upcycle my own jewelry but for some reason, I am horrible at it! My pieces always fall apart.  I really should take a class. This, however, doesn’t stop me […]

Gold and Glittered Mason Jar Centerpiece

by Dinah Wulf
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I have done so many Mason Jar Crafts over the years.  This time, I wanted to try out some new Krylon glitter blast spray paint that I got.  I decided to make a Gold and Glittered Mason Jar Centerpiece. It turned out beautifully and I only needed a few materials to get the job done. […]

Father’s Day Gift Wrapping and Printable

by Dinah Wulf
eco-friendly father's day gift wrapping

Did you know that a 5X7 frame fits perfectly in a Cheez-It’s box? Me neither until now! I, of course, am too cheap to buy gift wrapping boxes.  As you can see here and here and here… oh and here! Man I am thrifty! With Father’s Day around the corner, I thought I’d do a […]

Repurposed Bed Spring Craft Storage

by Dinah Wulf
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Recently I posted a tour of my craft room. Believe it or not, I am running out of space for my stuff… I know… I’m crazy. My daughter outgrew her toddler bed and I wanted to repurposed her bed spring somehow.  After thinking about it for a few days I ended up making Repurposed Bed […]

Clever Trash to Treasure Earth Day Crafts

by Dinah Wulf
Trash to Treasure Earth Day Crafts

Earth Day is next week already! I swear it was just Christmas. Where does the time go? In honor of this important national holiday, I thought I’d put together some fun and clever trash to treasure Earth Day Crafts.  Each craft has a step by step photo tutorial done by yours truly! I hope you […]

Recycled Book Folding Art Piece

by Loren Crane

Recycled Book Folding Art Piece, Written by Loren Crane If you don’t know what to do with other old books you have in the corner then maybe you should try your hand at book folding. I try to keep the pattern simple and fast because it gets a little difficult trying to explain more complicated […]

Recycled Plastic Bottle Ninja Turtle Bowling

by Loren Crane

Recycled Plastic Bottle Ninja Turtle Bowling, written by Loren Crane It has been raining most of the week here and my kiddo can get pretty bored and starts getting cranky being cooped up in the house all the time. The first place I go to in my recyclable stash! It’s always fun to come up with […]

Recycled Gift Wrapping Idea: Pop Top Cans

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Gift Wrapping Idea

I first saw this trash to treasure idea on the Dukes & Duchesses blog. Randi made the most adorable Pop Top Valentine in a Can. She also made Christmas pop top tins. It just so happened that I was at my crafty older brother’s house helping purge his things for a move and he had […]

Recycled Soda Bottle Pots of Gold

by Loren Crane

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and our kiddos love hearing the story of a pot full of gold at the end of the rainbow.  I know I did as a child, for adult it might mean something different St. Patrick’s Day but I always looked forward to my little basket of chocolate! I wanted […]

DIY Paper Towel Roll Craft Sword Sheath

by Loren Crane

DIY Paper Towel Roll Craft Sword Sheath, Written by Loren Crane If you have a little man running around the house you know they love to make anything into a little weapon. Boys love to fight monsters and make believe they are ninjas. My little man is currently in love with ninja turtles. I remember […]

Recycled Plastic Bottle Plant Pots

by Loren Crane

Recycled Plastic Bottle Plant Pots, Written by Loren Crane Gold is in right now and I love it! I am so happy that I‘ve been changing most of my décor to white because I can just match it with anything my heart desires. The hubby and I have been talking a lot about bringing in […]

24 Mason Jar and Book Page Recycled Crafts

by Dinah Wulf

Going through my blog I have discovered two trends 1) mason jar crafts, and 2) book page crafts. This lead me to put together this list of two dozen Mason Jar and Book Page Recycled Crafts I have published over the last two and half years! Here we go! 11 Easy Mason Jar Crafts Metallic […]

Recycled Plastic Jug Robot Bank Kids Craft

by Dinah Wulf
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We save a lot of our plastic containers and reuse them for several things.  This time, Mia and I decided to make a robot bank out of a recycled plastic jug. Mia named him “Mr. Robot”. She speaks in a deep voice whenever she refers to him which cracks me up! We made our robot […]

Paper Towel Roll Napkin Rings

by Dinah Wulf

My daughter’s Valentine party is tomorrow at her preschool and I was assigned to bring 12 napkins. How boring is that? I decided that I couldn’t just bring napkins. I also realized that I’m probably that Mom that all the other Mom’s hate because everything I bring has a crafty twist to it.  I can […]