Upcycling is the practice of taking something wasteful and turning it into a more attractive and useful item. I’ve decided to go out and find some cool upcycling crafts to share with you:
Plastic Bag crafts: Who would have thought that the lowly plastic bag would make so many wonderful items?
Taking plastic bags to a high artform, check out Gooseflesh Blog for a visual treat!
What else to do with plastic bags??? Fuse them to make coasters.
Also, here’s a tutorial using candy wrappers. I used to make these as a child.
Check out this silver purse made out of woven capri sun juice bags:
What do you do with empty Tic Tac containers?
Need a terrific way to display photos in your house? Check out this tutorial from the self proclaimed ‘goddess of garbage!.”
Have your kids outgrown their toys?? Here is one idea for turning plastic toys into a functional bowl from Deep Fried Kudzu.
Don’t throw out your junk mail!! Instead, turn them into cool recycled paper!
Have fun!! Regards, Carla