Category Archives: Recycled Crafts

Plastic Bottle Pig Planter

By Guest Blogger Rachel from the Blog Doodle and Stitch.

Doodle and stitch is a craft blog full of fun and colourful craft ideas, tutorials and videos for people of all ages and abilities, from DIY home decor to messy kids crafts and everything in between.

Upcycle an old plastic bottle into an adorable pig planter!

A great farmyard animal craft idea for kids – learn how to make a pig planter out of an old plastic bottle!

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Kids Crafts: Penguins!

We’re right in the middle of winter with only spring to look forward to. Lots of kids start to get a little cabin fever when it’s too cold for them to go out and play. Lots of kids also love penguins, so it only makes sense to entertain them by making some penguin friends to get them through the winter!

Soda Bottle Penguin

Soda Bottle Penguin

Not only is this penguin adorable, but it also reuses plastic bottles which can help keep the real penguins’ ocean homes safe. Make a whole Waddle of penguins! (Can you believe that’s actually what you call a group of them?)

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DIY Hygee

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Hygee (pronounced “hoo-gah”) is a Danish concept that has to do with making your home a cozy and pleasant place to be through the cold of winter. Since we spend most of our winters inside our homes, it only makes sense that we put some effort into bringing joy to our surroundings as we hibernate. This means surrounding yourself with things that make you feel cozy and warm like hot tea, pillows, candles, and family. Here are some DIY ways to bring hygee into your home.

Insulated Mug Cozy

Insulated Mug Cozy

Keep your hands and heart warm through winter with a nice hot drink. And keep it warm to sip for longer with an insulated cozy!

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Paper Bag Stars

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

A fun kids craft for all ages! Create these paper bag stars to hang on the wall!

Here’s a great, and simple project to do with kids during the cold days of winter. With a minimal supplies, and a little time, you can make a neat star decoration, that’s almost magical when you finally unfold it!

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Fake Candy Necklace

By General Crafts Contributor Amy from the Etsy Shop DangerousRainboCraft.

Make a necklace that looks like you're wearing your favorite sweet treat around your neck.

Create your own fake candy necklace using a wrapper from your favorite candy. This silly necklace will trick people into thinking you’re wearing real candy and serve as a great conversation starter.

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Let it Snow

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Here in the Northwest, we very rarely see a white Christmas. It’s usually a gray Christmas. Because of this, we’ve learned to make our own snow. Here are some ways I’d love to bring some homemade snow into my home this year:

Retro Style Paper Clay Snowman

Retro Style Paper Clay Snowman

This adorable decoration can top your tree, sit on your table, or welcome guests at your entryway! I love the vintage look of this guy, and it’s hard to believe it’s homemade!

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