Going to the local craft store can be pretty expensive for things you thought should cost less than a buck. Enjoy these recycling projects; I know I will!
Why Make a DIY Recycled Project?
- Create a unique piece of home decor that most people won’t have
- Make a copycat of one of your favorite store brands and save hundreds or thousands
- Cut down on waste
- Bragging rights to home guests about how you made your own home decor
- The satisfaction of completing a home improvement project
Best DIY Recycling Projects
Recycling projects are one of the best ways to put old stuff to good use. If you don’t feel like selling or donating the stuff you’ve accumulated in your home, there are so many beautiful crafts you can create and show off to your family and friends. The best part is, you save a ton of money! If you’re ready to learn how to reuse plastic containers and create art from garbage, read on.
Mosaic Tile Birdbath
As a kid, I’ve always been in awe with how sparkly and wonderful the back of DVDs are. With digital downloads becoming more and more popular though, DVDs are sort of obsolete at this point. Instead of throwing away your old DVDs, try making something gorgeous like this mosaic tile birdbath out of it!
Hanging Light Bulb Planter
At first glance, light bulbs are maybe a boring concept, but once they’ve burned out there are plenty of cool things you can do with them. Why not take something initially intended for electronics and technology and use it for nature?
20 Brick Recycling Projects
Bricks are super fun; you can use them in your house, on your house, for your garden. You are bound to find something you are interested in trying out in this list of 20 brick DIYs!
Now this is something a lot of people can use when they plan on moving homes. If you want to get new furniture but want to get more use of the old stuff you invested so much money into, try creating something new out of it!
While ketchup bottles aren’t the most expensive items in the world, and most people have no problem just tossing them, it is still made out of plastic. Instead of just throwing the plastic away, why not feed some cute birds?
These lamps are seriously cute! This DIY project shows just one of the many creative water bottle uses when creating recycled home decor.
The Garden Glove
Trampolines are expensive so if you don’t want to toss out your trampoline once you kids have grown up, just turn it into a stunning hanging bed!
I am seriously in love with the torch idea here! If you want to see tons of wine bottle recycle DIY ideas, check this site out!
More Recycling Projects to Try Out
How to Flatten Wine Bottles from Hunker
Plastic Bottle Planters from Ideas2Live4
Magazine Silhouettes from Supply Me
Hair Accessory Holder from DIY Inspired
Pill Bottle Fire Starter from Mom With a Prep
DIY Toothbrush Holder from Domesblissity
Mini First Aid Kit from One Good Thing by Jillee
Candy Wrapper Hair Bows from Doodle Craft
Sock Snowman Craft from Easy Peasy and Fun
Wine Bottle Planter from HomeTalk
Being the type of person who doesn’t like to spend a whole lot of money on my hobbies, these DIYs are a blessing to know about! Which one is your favorite?
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