5 Cool Earth Day Projects Made from Recycled Materials

Earth Day is just around the corner! How do you plan on celebrating? How about digging into your recycle box or searching around the house to see if you have any unused items that could be turned into an eco savvy craft. To get you started, here are some great ideas, and who knows, they may even help to pass all the extra time you are spending at home!

Recycled Tire Ottoman

Have you ever thought about using tires other than on a vehicle?  This recycled-tire-ottoman from the DIY Mommy is a great way to help keep some of those old tires out of the landfill. Plus, it will look great out on your deck, just in time for the warm weather.

Photo credit: The DIY Mommy

Homemade Marble Crayons

If you have kids, you’ll have crayons!  Here’s a great way to reuse all those broken pieces. Not only is this a fun way to create your own custom colours and shapes, its also a great project that the kids can help with too!


31 Things You Can Make Out of Cereal Boxes

Who knew you could do so much with a simple cereal box?  A mail sorter, notebooks, wall hangings, gift bags, the list goes on and on.  I’m sure that you will never look at another cereal box the same way. Follow the link to find out how to make all these ideas and lots of other exciting things you can make from a cereal box.

Photo Credit: https://www.buzzfeed.com

15 Uses for Old Socks

Is your sock missing its mate? Or perhaps its just worn out? Either way, these 15 uses for old or odd socks will have you covered.  Find some great ideas here to help you repurpose and reuse your socks.  My favorite is the homemade microwaveable heating pad. 

Create a plastic bottle vertical garden 

These innovative little hanging gardens are a fantastic way to reuse pop bottles. Such a simple idea that will yield big results!  Perfect for getting your seeds started indoors, and when they are ready, all you must do is hang them outside. You can even string multiples together and create a vertical herb garden. The great thing is, they don’t take up a lot of space, so they would be great on a patio, a balcony or even hung on a fence.

Image source: https://balconygardenweb.com

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