Friday Favorites–Recycling

Here in Oregon, I’m pretty sure they throw you out if you don’t recycle.  It’s a rule.  However, despite what you may have seen on television, you do not have to wear socks with sandals or have chickens in your backyard.  Since Earth Day is coming up next week, let’s take a minute to embrace all those creative recyclers out there.  Consider yourself honorary Oregonians, even if you’re not wearing socks to feed your chickens.

Friday Favorites - Crafty Recycling

Do you still have CDs floating around your house?  I know I still have a few somewhere, and I think these Fabric Covered CD Coasters from Mojo and Co. are a perfect use for them.

Fabric Covered CD Coaster from Mojo and Co

Can you believe these little baskets from I Love Paper Beads are made from a soda can and some plastic bags?

Soda Can Basket from I Love Paper Beads

This Plantable Paper Earth from Modern Parents Messy Kids isn’t so much a recycling craft, but it certainly could be if you can find blue and green paper to reuse.

Plantable Paper Earth from Modern Parents Messy Kids

You need #6 plastic containers to make these Shrinky Bracelets from Rust and Sunshine, but if you can find them – so worth the search!

Shrinky Bracelet from Rust and Sunshine

To extend the recycled-ness of these Farmhouse Cotton Branches from Prodigal Pieces you could reuse old pillow stuffing for the cotton.

Cotton Branches from Prodigal Pieces

Not only is the bottle recycled in this Water Bottle Dog Toy from Andrea’s Notebook, but the author suggests using an old sweatshirt for the fabric.  I know my dog would love something he could play with that smelled like his boy.

Water Bottle Dog Toy from Andrea's Notebook

I’ve seen many crafts that reuse old jeans, but these slippers from Wikihow might be a first.

Make Jean Slippers from WikiHow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amazingly, Draft Magazine says these Bottle Cap Candles will burn for 1 – 1 1/2 hours.

Bottle Cap Candles from Draft

Sometimes it’s the simple things that are the prettiest.  Imagine a bowl full of these Toilet Paper Roll Yarn Holders from Sewlicious Home Décor.

Toilet Paper Roll Yarn Holders from Sewlicious Home Decor

I cannot believe that this lovely fall wreath from Saved by Love Creations started out as aluminum cans.

Aluminum Can Fall Wreath from Saved By Love Creations

I love curating my Friday Favorites each week, and I want to make sure that the talented people who have created these projects are fully acknowledged for their work.  Before you pin or share, please click through the link or photo to the originating website.  You can also find all the projects each week on my Friday Favorites Pinterest board.  Thank you!

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