Amazing Repurpose and Recyle Ideas

Creative repurpose and recycle Ideas

I’m always so amazed at the creativity of those who repurpose and recycle  and these fabulous ideas that were shared at Project Inspire{d} have me wanting to root through all of my stashes to start creating!  Plastic Container to Scare Cat by Carolyn’s Homework Skewers to Geometric Pendant Lamp by Delineate Your Dwelling A Stick and Mason Jars to Outdoor Chandelier by DIY Inspired Milk Carton

The Elegant, Rustic and Free Way to Wrap Potted Plants

How to Wrap a Potted Plant for free ~ a rustic look for gift giving, weddings and parties cupcakesandcrinoline.com

The Elegant, Rustic and FREE Way to Wrap Potted Plants for a Get Together or for Gift Giving A few weeks ago I was at Costco and they had a great deal on mums in a box of 4.  I was having a party the day I was there and bought the plants to give as gifts to those attending my son’s birthday.  I got home

How to Take Apart a Pallet Easily {Free Wood for DIYs}

How to take apart a pallet easily for usable DIY wood. cupcakesandcrinoline.com #pallets #RockwellVersaCut #Rockler AD

A few years ago all the craze was pallets.  I had seen so many projects made with them that I thought I needed pallets, you know…to survive.  I was so sure of my need that I made my husband dumpster dive for some.  Poor hubby did the dive and got the prize ~ two pallets for me.  ALL MINE!  I had the pallets….now what?  

DIY World Globe

DIY globe made from a Thrift Store light globe with full tutorial|cupcakesandcrinoline.com #globe #diy #thriftstore #DIYglobe #lightglobe

DIY World Globe from a Thrift Store Light Globe Did you know that today is National Thrift Store Day?  In honor of Thrift Stores all over the world and what you can do with the treasures you find there a group of my blogger friends and I got together to repurpose Thrift Store Finds.  

T-Shirt Tote Bag for Kids

T-shirt-tote-bag-for-kids at cupcakesandcrinoline.com #tshirt #totebag #recycle #repurpose

T-shirt tote bags are such a great way to repurpose an old t-shirt.  The cost is nothing, you can do so many different things with them and they are one of the easiest things you will ever make.    Click to continue reading  

Gilded Mason Jar Vase ~ Fun in the Sun Blog Hop and Giveaway

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Gilded Mason Jar Vases ~ an Easy to Make and Elegant Way to Display Your Summer Flowers It’s that time of year again ~ time to celebrate summer with the Fun in the Sun Blog Hop!  Where I live there’s only a limited time that flowers are growing and blooming in my yard and I like to make the most of it.  I {really} like

5 Android Apps For Earth Day ~ Going Green with My HTC One

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In honor of Earth Day 2014 I went on a search for some Android Apps to help me Go Green {or greener} with the help of my HTC One.   Since my HTC One is my constant companion {one of them!} it’s with me everywhere I go.  You never know when your going to need some ‘green’ helpers and these apps will help you navigate

Spring Cleaning and Gardening Tips {My Healthy Home}

My Healthy Home with #WalgreensOlogy #shop

Spring Cleaning It’s here ~ finally ~ SPRING and that means it’s time to start cleaning and not just cleaning the everyday things we think of but those down and dirty icky things we have in our home {see my icky laundry tub below…and then the CLEAN version!}.  It’s also time to start thinking GARDENING(I am shouting when I use those capital letters with joy)

DIY Lotion Dispenser with Pump ~ Recycle

DIY Lotion Dispenser with Pump @cupcakesandcrinoline

{This is not a pretty project but it is a recycling project and I finally got to play with some funky Duct Tape} Do you use moisturizer and find yourself frustrated when you know there’s a good amount left in the bottle but it won’t ‘pump out’ anymore so then you remove the pump and try to scrape the sides and use that ~ and

Ribbon Organizer ~ Recycled Tin Can

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Here’s a quick, easy and inexpensive way to organize your crafting ribbon while recycling.  I use tin cans for a lot of crafts around my house.  I love to punch holes in them using my Crop-A-Dile or a nail {if the area can’t be reached with the Crop-A-Dile} to make luminaries for various holidays or just for fun.  While thinking about this a little deeper