40+ Upcycled and Recycled Crafts and DIY Projects

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If you are a regular reader of my blog you know I love a good upcycle.  From my Upcycled Chair to Side Table to the Faux Milk Glass Vases, the Stained Wood Map with Wood Scraps to the Reclaimed Wood iPad Stand, taking something destined for the trash and creating something beautiful and useful with it is my passion.  In honor of Earth Day coming up next month, I asked some of my favorite craft and DIY bloggers to share with you their very favorite Upcycling and Recycling projects, enjoy!


Upcycled Wine Crate to Rolling Storage from The DIY Village

10 Ways to Update Old Chairs from Live, Love, DIY

$5 Frame Makeover from One Project Closer

Recycled Cardboard Play Houses from Tried and True

Cereal Box Magazine Organizers from The Creek Line House

Beer Bottle Votive Holder from Practically Functional

Upcycled Stuffed Animal Storage from DIY Inspired

Old Window Turned Wine Cork Corkboard from Mom 4 Real

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Champagne Cork Placecard Holder from The Space Between

Coupon Heart Garland from Jojo & Eloise

Book Page Pennant Banner from Creative Green Living

Upcycled T-shirt Wedding Dress from Creative Green Living

Upcycled Montessori Style Crayon Holder from Mom’s Crafty Space

Faux Tin Tiles from Cookie Sheets from Suzy’s Artsy Craftsy Sitcom

T-shirt Rag Rug from Country Chic Cottage

Upcycled Sweater Hearts from Your Homebased Mom

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Upcycled Play Kitchen from Creative Green Living

Tin Can Votive Holders from Practically Functional

Capri Sun iPod Holder from Four Marrs One Venus

Canning Lid Pumpkin from Simple Klassic Home

Repurposed Shutters to Greeting Card Display from The DIY Village

Repurposed Grain Sack Projects from On Sutton Place

Upcycled Sweater and Rag Garland Pillows from Mom 4 Real

Recycled Rainboot Planter from Mom’s Crafty Space

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Newspaper Wall Covering from The Space Between

Repurposed Garbage Wreath fro White House Black Shutters

Graduation T-Shirt Quilt from Country Chic Cottage

5 Paper Bag Flowers by Jojo & Eloise

Wine Cork Keychains by Cleverly Inspired

Upcycled Sweater to Skirt by Your HomeBased Mom

Faux Metal Wall Art from Cardboard by Suzy’s Artsy Craftsy Sitcom

Upcycled Box to Guest Book from Chocolate is the Answer

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Recycled Egg Carton Caterpillar from Creative Green Living

Repurposed Boxes to Recycling Bin from The Silly Pearl

Spray Painted Mason Jar Vase from Wait Til Your Father Gets Home

Coffee Filter Paper Flowers from DIY Inspired

Wine Cork Lamp Makeover from Madigan Made

Papermaking with Preschoolers from Mom’s Crafty Space

Slurpee Lid Ornaments from Creative Cyncronicity

Paintstick Drawer Organizer from Dreaming In Color

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