Recycled Crafts http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com Creative upcycle and downcycle ideas Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:02:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Make it Yours with Krylon Contest at Fave Crafts http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/make-it-yours-with-krylon-contest-at-fave-crafts/2014/08/29/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/make-it-yours-with-krylon-contest-at-fave-crafts/2014/08/29/#respond Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:02:25 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9950 MIYcontest

Over at Fave Crafts there is a fun contest.

Make It Yours®? with Krylon® this summer and it could be worth $500!

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MIYcontest

Over at Fave Crafts there is a fun contest.

Make It Yours®? with Krylon® this summer and it could be worth $500!

Whether you are working on a holiday creation, recycling an old dresser, or designing a new item for your home, we want to see it. Submit your project in our biggest contest of the summer with over $1500 in cash and prizes. Just Make It Yours® and use Krylon® in your submission for a chance to win. You can enter your project using our submission form in the link below.

Create your best project created with the Krylon® spray paint for a chance to win. All entries must be original creations and must use a minimum of one Krylon® spray paint.

All project submissions will be posted on FaveCrafts.com and winners will be selected based on popular vote from our readers and judges votes. All projects will be considered for inclusion in an exclusive Make It Yours® with Krylon® free eBook, which will be available for download on FaveCrafts.com, Amazon, and the Apple Store.

One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive the following:
$500 cash prize*
*Winner will receive an IRS 1099 form to complete and is responsible for all related taxes.
One (1) Second Prize Winner will receive the following:
$300 cash prize
One (1) Third Prize Winner will receive the following:
$200 cash prize
One (1) Fourth Prize Winner will receive the following:
$100 cash prize
One (1) Fifth Prize Winner will receive the following:
$100 cash prize
Twelve (12) participants will be selected by guest judges and receive:
A set of Krylon® spray paints (MSRP $70)

The deadline to enter is September 8, 2014 at Midnight Central Time.

Contest is open to legal US residents 18 years of age or older.
Voting will begin September 9, 2014 and end September 16, 2014. Winners will be notified by email and must claim prize within 14 days of being announced.

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How to upcycle clothes with bleach, lace and even curtains! http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-upcycle-clothes-with-bleach-lace-and-even-curtains/2014/08/29/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-upcycle-clothes-with-bleach-lace-and-even-curtains/2014/08/29/#respond Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:30:11 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9920 pinafore-1 In the spirit of The Sound of Music curtains play a big part of this new outfit created by Sheri and shared at the blog Kittenhood. She used bistro lace curtains as an overlay on this denim skirt/oval outfit. See … Read More ...

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pinafore-1 In the spirit of The Sound of Music curtains play a big part of this new outfit created by Sheri and shared at the blog Kittenhood. She used bistro lace curtains as an overlay on this denim skirt/oval outfit. See how she upcylcled her denim with a bit of bleach the lace curtains and then create something pretty and fun for yourself. I bet this would work with other bits of lace and maybe even dyed black for Halloween?

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7 Things To Do With Milk Jugs http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/7-things-to-do-with-milk-jugs/2014/08/29/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/7-things-to-do-with-milk-jugs/2014/08/29/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:55:35 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9939 milkjugs

Plastic milk jugs are something that most of us have in our homes on a regular basis.  If you have a hard time throwing them away because you know there just has to be something more useful you can do … Read More ...

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Plastic milk jugs are something that most of us have in our homes on a regular basis.  If you have a hard time throwing them away because you know there just has to be something more useful you can do with them, then you have got to read this post!  Here are 7 things to do with milk jugs.

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1- Light Up Snowmen from Free Fun Christmas

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2- Faux Capiz Shell Chandelier from Shoe String Pavillion

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3- Milk Jug Yo-Yo from A Mom With A Lesson Plan

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4- Recycled Milk Jug Earrings from Mud Horse Art

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5- Milk Jug Butterflies from Filth Wizardry

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6- School Supply Container from All You

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7- DIY Watering Can from One Creative Mommy

]]> http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/7-things-to-do-with-milk-jugs/2014/08/29/feed/ 1 Winner of Angry Birds Friendship Bracelets Book and DMC Floss http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/winner-of-angry-birds-friendship-bracelets-book-and-dmc-floss/2014/08/28/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/winner-of-angry-birds-friendship-bracelets-book-and-dmc-floss/2014/08/28/#respond Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:33:25 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9934 Angry birds friendship bracelets dmc floss Congrats go out to Terri H. of Las Vegas, NV. She is the winner of the book Angry Birds Friendship Bracelets and a pack of DMC Embroidery Floss. Thanks to all who entered! If you would like to see … Read More ...

]]> Angry birds friendship bracelets dmc floss Congrats go out to Terri H. of Las Vegas, NV. She is the winner of the book Angry Birds Friendship Bracelets and a pack of DMC Embroidery Floss. Thanks to all who entered! If you would like to see an inside peek into this book pop on over to Craftside for the tutorial on how to tie the lace stitch friendship bracelet.

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How to make a recycled sweater cowl http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-a-recycled-sweater-cowl/2014/08/27/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-a-recycled-sweater-cowl/2014/08/27/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:04:58 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9923 14398158400_b8ee3e87d5_bEven if this project didn’t rock like it does I would be tempted to post it just for the fun photo this crafter shared! But this recycled sweater project does rock and it’s super easy. Pop on over to the … Read More ...

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14398158400_b8ee3e87d5_bEven if this project didn’t rock like it does I would be tempted to post it just for the fun photo this crafter shared! But this recycled sweater project does rock and it’s super easy. Pop on over to the link sent in by Stephanie to the blog Swoodson Says for a tutorial on how to make a recycled sweater cowl to get ready for the cool weather.

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How to make a recycled t-shirt pennant banner http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-a-recycled-t-shirt-pennant-banner/2014/08/26/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-a-recycled-t-shirt-pennant-banner/2014/08/26/#respond Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:45:12 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9907 151b40_843a94aa20f04e45aaa63cd5ecb90523.jpg_srz_547_365_75_22_0.50_1.20_0.00_jpg_srzThis technique could be used for just about any theme all you need to do is choose the right t-shirt. Alix of the blog Joyaltee created a recycled t-shirt banner using a skull graphic t-shirt which makes it perfect for … Read More ...

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151b40_843a94aa20f04e45aaa63cd5ecb90523.jpg_srz_547_365_75_22_0.50_1.20_0.00_jpg_srzThis technique could be used for just about any theme all you need to do is choose the right t-shirt. Alix of the blog Joyaltee created a recycled t-shirt banner using a skull graphic t-shirt which makes it perfect for Halloween and you know Halloween is just around the corner. The major stores already have decorations out! Pop on over to her blog for a great tutorial on how to make a recycled t-shirt pennant banner.

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Winner of the Fiskars Duck Edition Scissors and Craft Books http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/winner-of-the-fiskars-duck-edition-scissors-and-craft-books/2014/08/25/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/winner-of-the-fiskars-duck-edition-scissors-and-craft-books/2014/08/25/#respond Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:34:48 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9930 Fiskars duck scissors 100 ribbon embellishments Congrats go out to J. Pario of Seward, NE she is the winner of 2 pairs of Fiskars Duck Edition Scissors and copies of the books How to Make 100 Ribbon EmbellishmentsTrims, Rosettes, Sculptures, and Baubles for Fashion, Read More ...

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Fiskars duck scissors 100 ribbon embellishments Congrats go out to J. Pario of Seward, NE she is the winner of 2 pairs of Fiskars Duck Edition Scissors and copies of the books How to Make 100 Ribbon EmbellishmentsTrims, Rosettes, Sculptures, and Baubles for Fashion, Decor, and Crafts and The Book Art Studio Handbook. Thanks to all who entered and be sure to check out our current giveaways!

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How to make a ruler star decoration http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-a-ruler-star-decoration/2014/08/25/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-a-ruler-star-decoration/2014/08/25/#respond Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:21:00 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9917 Teacher-gift-idea-ruler-star-Crafts-Unleashed-22 I think my favorite part of the back to school season is simply the back to school supply shopping. I am not going back to school or even know anyone who is but the stores are packed full of wonderful … Read More ...

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Teacher-gift-idea-ruler-star-Crafts-Unleashed-22 I think my favorite part of the back to school season is simply the back to school supply shopping. I am not going back to school or even know anyone who is but the stores are packed full of wonderful displays of fun new supplies. And since I am not going back to school I can use this great idea sent in by Tara to the blog Crafts Unleashed where there is a great tutorial on how to make a star decoration out of rulers.

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Giveaway: The Paper Hat Book by Alyn Carlson and how to make a bunny cone hat http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/giveaway-the-paper-hat-book-by-alyn-carlson-and-how-to-make-a-bunny-cone-hat/2014/08/21/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/giveaway-the-paper-hat-book-by-alyn-carlson-and-how-to-make-a-bunny-cone-hat/2014/08/21/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:46:58 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9910 the paper hat bookWith Halloween just around the corner The Paper Hat Book: Super Hats for Super Kids could be just the book you need to make darling hats for you and your kids along with fun decorations. Leave a comment in today’s … Read More ...

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the paper hat bookWith Halloween just around the corner The Paper Hat Book: Super Hats for Super Kids could be just the book you need to make darling hats for you and your kids along with fun decorations. Leave a comment in today’s post by Monday September 1, 2014 and you will be in the running for this adorable book filled with excellent tutorials and patterns like this bunny cone hat.

088WeeBunny Pop on over to Craftside for the tutorial and to download the patterns for this bunny cone hat. One of the great things about this book is the author Alyn Carlson talks about all sorts of great ways to use recycled materials to make the cute hats. We love that around here!

More about the Quarry book:

Hats are pure fun and the perfect item to cap off any costume or ensemble. The right headgear ensures complete transformation, especially on the head of an imaginative child.

The Paper Hat Book offers creative families 20 fantastic paper hats, all of which can be created quickly and easily from readily accessible papers: shopping bags, newspapers, comics, recycled story books, magazines, packaging scraps, and junk mail!

Artist and designer Alyn Carlson creates hats that are perfect for birthday parties, playdates, costumes, and everyday dress up. Each hat can be styled to perfectly suit the wearer by merely selecting the right paper and colors. The hat themes range from Floral Flappers to Viking Warriors, and from superheroes and pirates to beautiful butterfly hats.

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How to make leggings from a t-shirt http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-leggings-from-a-t-shirt/2014/08/20/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-leggings-from-a-t-shirt/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:13:33 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9904 151b40_98453d8e55d1488881e0caace3a3b24a.jpg_srz_547_621_75_22_0.50_1.20_0.00_jpg_srz I have personally sewed leggings from t-shirts so I can attest to how easy it is. T-shirts are my favorite fabric to wear and I love to make other garments with the fabric and the great images. If these seems … Read More ...

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151b40_98453d8e55d1488881e0caace3a3b24a.jpg_srz_547_621_75_22_0.50_1.20_0.00_jpg_srz I have personally sewed leggings from t-shirts so I can attest to how easy it is. T-shirts are my favorite fabric to wear and I love to make other garments with the fabric and the great images. If these seems like a good idea to you pop on over to the link Alix sent in to the blog Joyaltee to follower her really easy and detailed tutorial on how to sew leggings from a t-shirt.

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Weaving with paper plates and plastic cups http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/weaving-with-paper-plates-and-plastic-cups/2014/08/19/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/weaving-with-paper-plates-and-plastic-cups/2014/08/19/#respond Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:59:16 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9901 IMG_0387-mny6p7-300x225 Last week I posted a project where the crafter made a loom with a bucket. Today I have some art created by waving on paper plates and plastic cups. My fellow Craft Gossip Editor, JD does this with kids at … Read More ...

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IMG_0387-mny6p7-300x225 Last week I posted a project where the crafter made a loom with a bucket. Today I have some art created by waving on paper plates and plastic cups. My fellow Craft Gossip Editor, JD does this with kids at her school where she volunteers and thought I would like to post about it. She’s right! This is such a cool idea to make a big piece of art out of individual paper plate weavings done by individuals.

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How to make melted fabric flowers and ribbon tassels http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-melted-fabric-flowers-and-ribbon-tassels/2014/08/18/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-melted-fabric-flowers-and-ribbon-tassels/2014/08/18/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:55:08 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9884 DSC06869Today is an another twofer recycled craft project. Pop on over to the link Ashley sent in to the blog 3 Little Greenwoods for not 1 but 2  tutorials that are great for dressing up anything! One tutorial is how Read More ...

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DSC06869Today is an another twofer recycled craft project. Pop on over to the link Ashley sent in to the blog 3 Little Greenwoods for not 1 but 2  tutorials that are great for dressing up anything! One tutorial is how to make melted edge fabric flowers and the other (my personal favorite) is how to make ribbon tassels that are great for adding to zippers.

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How to make Pantains (Curtains made from pants!) http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-pantains-curtains-made-from-pants/2014/08/15/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-pantains-curtains-made-from-pants/2014/08/15/#respond Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:13:58 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9892 pant curtains I love when a crafter is as crafty with their words as they are with their creations. Doesn’t the word “pantains” just make you smile? If you have the need to make a mini set of curtains why not try … Read More ...

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pant curtains I love when a crafter is as crafty with their words as they are with their creations. Doesn’t the word “pantains” just make you smile? If you have the need to make a mini set of curtains why not try the tutorial sent in by Erika featured at the blog Sew Doggie Style on how to make a pair of curtains out of a recycled pair of pants.

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How to make recycled golf ball sharks http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-recycled-golf-ball-sharks/2014/08/13/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-recycled-golf-ball-sharks/2014/08/13/#respond Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:13:01 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9888 Shark Golf BallsAre you a fan of shark week or know someone who is? Well if making little sharks seems like a fun project pop on over to the link Mona sent in to the blog Craft Klatch to see the fun … Read More ...

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Shark Golf BallsAre you a fan of shark week or know someone who is? Well if making little sharks seems like a fun project pop on over to the link Mona sent in to the blog Craft Klatch to see the fun video tutorial on how to make recycled golf ball shark to celebrate shark week, or really for any reason!

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How to make decorative paper bag book covers http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-decorative-paper-bag-book-covers/2014/08/12/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-decorative-paper-bag-book-covers/2014/08/12/#respond Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:04:12 +0000 http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/?p=9880 Back-to-School-Geometric-Paper-Bag-Textbook-Covers I can remember covering all my classmates’ books on the first day of school. I was an awesome folder of paper! I couldn’t spell, but boy could I fold! If making book covers is on your back to school to-do … Read More ...

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Back-to-School-Geometric-Paper-Bag-Textbook-Covers I can remember covering all my classmates’ books on the first day of school. I was an awesome folder of paper! I couldn’t spell, but boy could I fold! If making book covers is on your back to school to-do list why not make them pretty using the tutorial sent in by Tricia featured at the blog Black and White Obsession on how to make geometric patterned recycled brown paper bag bookcovers with your Silhouette Cameo.

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