Such a simple idea, but it works. Wooden spoons, and a recycled plastic bottle, made into a bird feeder. Seen over at Savvy Housekeeping.
Image c/o Savvy Housekeeping
Now here’s a recycling idea which is great for kids, or kids at heart! No need to buy new cookie cutters from a retail outlet, instead, obtain empty soda drink cans, clean well, flatten, cut into strips, and shape into cookie cutters.
Image c/o DIY Home Sweet Home Project
Miss Anthropists Kitchen shows us how to make recycled soda can goldfish cookie cutters…
Image c/o Miss Anthropists Kitchen
Lastly, Patti The Carbivore shows how to create a DIY pie cookie cutter with a printed image, and an aluminum baking pan, this could be replicated with a recycled soda can too.
Images c/o Patti The Carbivore
Nice use for recycled aluminum cans, yes?
How do you transform a pile of unwanted damaged t-shirts into a cute little skirt for a toddler? Use the LilyGiggle Rings of Ruffle t-shirt skirt pattern available on Recycled Market!
The LilyGiggle Rings of Ruffles t-shirt skirt sewing pattern is a PDF tutorial, which takes unwanted tees, and transforms them into little children’s skirts.
Turn a pile of unwanted t-shirts and jersey garments from this…
Suitable for beginners, with easy to follow instructions, and home printable pattern, no serger is required, this is a great way to upcycle old t-shirts and scrap fabric.
Pattern available to buy here
For little people
The Azalea Cloche recycled t-shirt hat pattern for little girls
The Rings of Ruffle recycled t-shirt skirt for girls age 6-10yrs
Costume cape pattern made from recycled t-shirts and scraps for boys or girls
Recycled t-shirt hat pattern and tutorial for boys or girls age 7-12yrs
Recycled t-shirt hat pattern and tutorial for boys or girls age 1-6 yrs
Girls tunic age 2-8yrs pattern and tutorial made from a recycled women’s skirt
Girls tie-front dress pattern and tutorial, sizes 6-10 years, created from a jersey bed sheet!
For grown ups
The Odelia recycled t-shirt skirt pattern for ladies
DIY mitten tutorial and pattern made from recycled sweaters
Eco-friendly fingerless glove tutorial made from recycled sweaters
Eco-friendly DIY coffee cozy made from fabric scraps
DIY cupcake pincushion tutorial made from sweater scraps
Necktie owl brooch tutorial, made from mens neckties (for little people or grownups!)
Save those damaged t-shirts, sweaters, bedsheets and neckties from landfill by turning them into something beautiful!
Portable lighting devices used to illuminate broad areas, lanterns are the perfect addition to any room, indoor or outdoor.
Here is a collection of handcrafted lanterns re-purposed from existing materials
|Image c/o Nkuku|
|Image c/o Jamie Oliver|
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|Image c/o Chez Beeper Bebe|