Blogesteix Chandeliers has recycled vintage cookie cutters into wind chimes by connecting bead chains and other things like old keys, salt spoon and buttons. You can also try making one like this and hang it in your room.
Etsy Shop Bluebird Heaven has shared a wonderful idea of recycling cookie cutters. Three cookie cutters are attached to a distressed wood board with nails and they have become a unique and creative hook rack where you can hang different things like kitchen clothes, towels, coats, jewelry and more.
Shahrul Niza at Such Pretty Canvas has crafted these beautiful flowers using cookie cutters and buttons. To make the stems she used metal wire and mimicked the leaves using trims and tape. These flowers serve as amazingly cute bookmarks.
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Organized Clutter has created this pretty planter holder for a mini terracotta pot by fixing a cookie cutter over an old cutting board. The cookie cutter serves as a perfect place for perching the mini clay pot planter.
Country Living blog has presented an idea for those who sew regularly. If you are in need of a pin cushion then look around in your kitchen for one or more old cookie cutters and bring them into use with the help of styrofoam, fabric and glue. You can make these pin cushions for gifting to your friends too.
Mandy at Mandy’s Krafty Exploits came up with a brilliant idea to recycle a diaper box. She covered the diaper box with canvas fabric in black and lined the edges with a printed fabric. This fabric lined bin can be used to store a multitude of things.
Bre at Average But Inspired has shared a clever way to upcycle a diaper box. She used a combination of different kinds of adhesives and glues and created this wonderful no sew wall organizer with storage pockets by covering a diaper box’s pieces in fabric.
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The 290ss Blog has shared a super cute way to make a diaper storage shelf from an old diaper box. You need to cover the box in a colored sheet matching a stuffed toy and then you have to hot glue the stuffed toy on top and voila!
Sandy Britt via Pinterest has shared a fun way to recycle a diaper box and make a shoe cubby to store all those cute little pairs of shoes that must be lying on the floor of your child’s nursery.
If your child has reached book reading age and you want a solution to store all the books in one place but can’t go for a big bookcase then this idea by Thriving Home Blog is worth giving a try to.
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Mollee at Mollee Made has shared a stunning and colorful wall art she has created by making petals of sliced paper roll tubes and then painting and gluing them to a canvas that has colorful petals of colored paper already glued.
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Donella Crigger at Glue Sticks Gumdrops has created these super cute robots with silver painted paper roll tubes, beads, construction paper and googly eyes.
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Topp Kreativ blog has shared a craft of making some really beautiful owls from empty paper roll tubes. All you need to do is to cover the paper roll tube in construction paper and then attach punched discs of colored paper to make feathers and eyes and cut a beak too from colored paper and voila!
If you are about to grow plants in your garden and you need seed starter containers then this idea by We Know Stuff is worth giving a try.
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All Free Kids Crafts has created these minions by covering cardboard tubes in yellow construction paper and then made the overalls with blue construction paper. The eyes were created with white paper and a black marker.
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Maureen at Twig and Toadstool along with her kids has crafted these lovely butterflies that you can try crafting with the help of your kids for the coming spring.
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Courtney of Crafts by Courtney a guest at Love and Marriage Blog has shared a super cute tutorial of making hello kitties using painted paper rolls and glitter coated bow pasta. You can try making this craft with your kids as it is super easy to create and will surely be loved by your kids.
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The Fab Miss B Blog has shared a tutorial for making mini decorative baskets using wrapping paper and paper roll tubes.
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores has shared a project to make with old buttons. Cover a bowl with aluminum foil and then start hot gluing the buttons while using the foil covered bowl as a support and frame to shape the button bowl. Do the same with a tray to make a button tray.
Erlend at Morning Creativity has shared a super easy way to make a button bracelet. Simply take a length of twine and tie knots with a button as shown and a stylish bracelet is ready to style up your wrist.
Julie at Sum of Their Stories has crafted these cute cluster button key rings using buttons, jump rings and key rings.
Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda has created a beautiful rainbow button wind chime using buttons and canning lids.
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Mel at Mel Stampz has shared a way to give a makeover to a tray by decorating it with buttons.
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Lana Red Studio blog has shared a wonderful way to recycle old buttons into rings by gluing the buttons to adjustable rings.
American Crafts blog has shared a tutorial of making a spring bouquet from felt, buttons and wooden skewers.
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Craft and Fun blog has shared a cute way to upcycle buttons by whipping up crochet flowers with them.
The Crafty Crazy blog has shared a way to recycle the supply of your old buttons into a peacock wall art. First you have to sort buttons in peacock hues from your collection. Then paint the body of the peacock and hot glue the buttons to make the feathers.
This That and Everything Inbetween blog has shared a fun way to recycle pairs of identical buttons into mini bicycles using metal wire.
According to Dana’s Dabbling Studio you can recycle your buttons for making some super cute handmade cards for your friends and family.
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The Farmer’s Daughter at The Country Farm Home has shared a look of her cottage style bathroom decor. She has put two old washboards inside an old washtub along with clothespins to create a cool display.
Courtney Carmean at A Diamond in The Stuff has shared the wall decor idea for her laundry room. She has re-purposed two washboards with two wooden hangers to craft this wall art that says ‘Wash’.
Country Living has shared a wonderful way to recycle old washboards into frames for displaying your family photos.
Christin Bjørnrud at Pinterest has shared a fabulous idea for those who have a green thumb and would like to have a potting bench in their garden. Simply recycle two or more washboards and create a small potting bench like this one that you can use during gardening.
Jeanne at Bees Knees Bungalow has shared a cute idea for a laundry room. She has displayed a doll dress on a clothing line with miniature clothespins that is fixed on an old washboard.
Sweetpeas Primitives blog has shared a garden decor idea where a flower box is attached to an old washboard to create a beautiful garden accent.
Bonnie via Etsy has shared a way of recycling a washboard into a memo board. This board can be great for an entryway.
Kelly at Eclectically Vintage has created a wonderful bird feeder using a bundt pan. She wrapped twine around a small ball and then passed the twine through the bundt pan and fastened it to a tree. Then she filled the pan with birdseed.
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Donna at Funky Junk Interiors has shared a tour of her bathroom where she has organized her makeup items in an old bundt cake pan. Really wonderful!
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Ashley Rose at Sugar and Cloth has shared a way to reuse old bundt pans into hanging planters. All you need to do is to drill holes and add twine to them for hanging. You can spray paint them too. Then plant them with plants and they are ready to be hung.
Randi at Dukes & Duchesses has made a smart use of the shape of a bundt pan. She spray painted the pan with red paint. Then added a twig to mimic the stem of apple and used green scrapbook paper to make the leaves and a fall wreath was ready to be hung.
Susan at Home Road has shared a pumpkin she has created by painting a bundt pan orange and then she created the stem by using an old bed post painted green. Truly beautiful! A great thing about this pumpkin is that you can reuse it again and again each year.
Laurel @ Chipping with Charm has embellished and painted two bundt pans and then she has used them as a wall decor for her wrapping station wall.
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Bonnie at Our Secondhand House painted and recycled a bundt pan into a wonderful storage for the supply of her ribbons.
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Amanda at Crafts by Amanda has shared a tutorial of recycling old keys. She has spray painted them with white paint and then detailed the snowmen with yarn, felt, pipe cleaners, beads and other embellishments. She has also added wire loops to the keys so that they can be used as holiday ornaments.
Casey at The DIY Playbook when moved to a new home after changing the locks was left with some old keys of her new as well as previous apartments. So, a wonderful idea popped in her mind and she turned all those keys into a wonderful framed art as shown in the picture above.
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Melinda at Look What Mom Found has shared a tutorial where she has crafted an art that says ‘to my heart, you hold the key’. She has used an old key, ribbon and scrapbook paper. For the quote she has taken a print.
HGTV has shared a tutorial of making drawer pulls with old keys by attaching metal spacers and nuts with a strong adhesive.
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Inner Child Fun blog has shared a super easy wind chime tutorial that you can make using driftwood, acrylic paints, old keys and fishing line. First paint all the keys with funky colors of acrylic paints. Then paint the driftwood too. Cut cords and attach every cord’s ends to a key and driftwood.
Rachel of Handmade Charlotte via Etsy Blog has shared a beauteous project of geometric metallic lanterns that she has crafted reusing cardboard.
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Sharon at Lilikoi Joy has covered an old cardboard box in a beautiful printed fabric in black and white print. She has used that tray to display a collection. A tray like this is sure to last long as it will stay on its place with the collection of things.
Michele Pacey at Michele Made Me has shared a cute house made with a cardboard box that your kids can play with and have endless hours of fun and joy.
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Diane of In My Own Style needed a solution for organizing the supply of scrapbook paper in her cabinet so she created a shelving system by stacking her handmade boxes of cardboard.
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The 36th Avenue blog has shared a way of making funky party frames by cutting and then painting recycled cardboard pieces.
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Art Bar Blog has shared a cute way of cutting a cardboard box in the silhouettes of animals and then decorating them with paint and markers.
Diane of In My Own Style has shared another idea of making a window valance using cardboard box as a frame for the fabric that is wrapped over it.
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Elise Blaha has shared a tutorial of making a lovely wreath by cutting cardboard in leaf shapes.
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Little Bit Funky blog has shared a wonderful rainbow heart art tutorial that you can enjoy making by involving your kids too.
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Madame Criativa Blog has shared a cute project of making shampoo bottle monster organizers for your kids’ pencils and pens.
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Rolf at We Upcycle has shared a way of using the bottom part of a shampoo bottle as a small purse that can store coins, medicines, earphones and more.
Bonnie at Crafting A Green World has shared a really ingenious and clever way to store the sponge of your kitchen sink on a faucet by cutting a shampoo bottle in the way shown.
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Wimwom Handmade Blog has shared a way of cutting a shampoo bottle plastic into triangles and then joining them to a chain with jump rings to become a cool necklace.
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Trisha at Mom Dot has spray painted empty shampoo bottles and then she has turned them into these wonderful vases.
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Estadao has shared a way of making monsters of shampoo bottles and using them as bowling pin targets with balls made of play dough. It can be a great indoor activity for kids.
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angie83 a user at Garden Web has shared a garden gnome she has created by painting an old shampoo bottle.
Karen at Krafty Krook has shared her creation of some truly wonderful sea inspired pen holders made from shampoo bottles, old CDs and other embellishments. They can make a wonderful addition to a home office where you want to add a hint of a coastal feel.
Victoria at A Subtle Revelry wrapped old shampoo bottles in a funky printed fabric and then she fixed them on a wall to become craft caddies.
Carlene at Organized Clutter created these wonderful wall display bins by fixing two old loaf pans on a graphic transfer method printed board.
Katie Stahl at My Crafty Spot spray painted an old bread pan with gold paint from inside and white paint from outside. Then she attached round wooden balls painted gold to form the legs. She drilled holes in the pan and then planted it with wheat grass.
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beelori1 a user at instagram has shared a pincushion created in a bread pan. To give it a fun look, the pincushion is designed in the form of bread slices using a cornucopia of printed fabrics.
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Amy J at Amy J Delightful has shared a pictorial tour of her home office space. For the purpose of organizing fabrics, cards and other small stuff she has covered an old loaf pan with fabrics in cool prints and has turned it into a wonderful organizer that goes amazingly well with the rest of the decor of her work space.
Etsy Shop Phlox River Studio has created this fun and practical chalkboard organizer that is awesome to hang in an entryway to drop your glasses and keys and to write any message for your family members before you leave for an element of fun or you can also write the list of things you need to bring or do while going out.
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Stephanie at The Cozy Old Farmhouse has shared the complete look of her kitchen where she has re-purposed an old bread tin into a practical key holder by adding hooks.
Angie Chavez at Knick of Time has recycled a sewing machine leg and attached three old bread pans and now they serve as a wonderful storage for towels in her bathroom. This is what we call a true example of a creation that is trash to treasure.