TURN RECYCLING MATERIALS INTO ART
Here’s an idea for repurposing old glassless frames: turn them into an artistic display. With a few coats of paint, you can instantly transform a mixed assortment of frame sizes and styles into one cohesive set.
Did you know that you can melt down broken crayons into a brand-new set? With this easy project, they bake in the oven and become a marvelous marbleized collection of colors! Grown-ups can handle the cutting, while kids assist with sorting the colors and filling the molds.
Try this creative trick for using up the leftover wax in your nearly-finished candles: melt them down into a new set of charming teacup lights. Plus, it’s the perfect way to put your antique cup collection to use.
Do you have a surplus amount of wallpaper left post-renovating? Craft the swatches into cute stationery and one-of-a-kind notecards that anyone would be delighted to receive.
Perfect for decorating wrapping paper and cards or for keeping kids busy, these cork stamps are a great way to repurpose the little bottle stoppers.
With the help of our template and a few basic sewing supplies, you can turn fabric scraps into pretty pansies for brooches, pins, gift-toppers, or just because.
Brighten a set of ordinary pillar candles with this secret coloring ingredient: crayon shavings! A slow-cooker or double broiler helps to melt beeswax beads so that you can dip and dye to your heart’s content.
Sewing kit in a jar
There are so many ways to repurpose old jars, including this handy portable sewing kit. Say goodbye to lost pins, spools, and thimbles.