25 great easy recycling crafts ideas for your inspiration
I have already posted about 3 reasons to do recycled crafts. Here I would like to offer your attention 25 easy craft ideas you can do using things you usually throw away.
Glass recycled crafts and deoupage ideas
1. Glass bottle decoupage
It is an easy way to turn a glass bottle into a decor item. Plus these decoupaged glass bottles are not ornaments. You can make them very practical. I use them to store vegetable oil. Once I buy a sunflower oil, I pour it from the plastic bottled into glass ones. It’s so much nicer to keep the oil in nice looking bottle. Plus, it it s healthy livign tip, too.
2. Glass plate decoupage
decoupage ideas: glass plate decoupage
This is another great decoupage idea. If you have transparent plates, you can turn them easily into very fancy looking plates. You can use them to serve food, too.
3. Glass bottle lamp
It’s very affordable way to make a fancy lamp for your sleeping room.
5. Glass bottle torch lamp
It’s a great way to recycle old glass bottled and to make useful things for your yard. These look great, when it gets dark.
6. Glass bottle decoupaged tree (decoupage plus crocheting)
I use this decoupaged bottle as a vase for crochet flower tree.
7. Glass bulb Christmas tree ornament
recycled craft christmas toy
That is a great craft idea for kids.
8. Glass mug repurposing
9. Glass bottle vase
10. Glass plate decoupaged lamp
Plastic recycled craft ideas
Plastic bottles make great recycling material for crafting. There are many things you can easily craft out of water bottles.
1. Plastic bottle flowers
recycling crafts plastic bottle flowers
It takes about half an hour to make such a nice blue bouquet of plastic flowers.
2. Plastic bottle crocheted bracelets
Your creativity is the only limit to what kind of bracelets and designs you can make out of plastic bottles, if you know little crocheting.
3. Plastic bottle decoupaged bracelets
Plastic is easy to decoupage. So, you may use any pretty patterns you want for making your bracelets.
4. Plastic bottle vase
plastic bottle flowers and vase decoupage
5. Plastic bottle box
6. Plastic bottle brooch
7. Plastic bottle flower craft project for kids
8. Plastic bottle basket
decoupage ideas: plastic bottle decoupage
9. Plastic bottle recipe cover
10. Plastic bottle bag
Aluminum can recycled craft ideas
1. Aluminum can box
handmade Christmas gift box made out of aluminium cans
You may find tutorial for this one on my blog.
2. Aluminum can pin
3. Aluminum can flowers
4. Aluminum can ornaments
5. Aluminum can butterflies