Category Archives: Recycled Crafts

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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Make a Mini Ornament Wreath from a Wire Hanger

By General Crafts Contributor Victoria from the blog Dazzle While Frazzled.

Create a cute wire wreath ornament from fabric scraps!

This is an easy re-purposing project using a wire hanger from the closet and any fabric scraps you may have, be it cotton or felt or fleece to create a mini wire ornament-inspired wreath.

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Pom Pom Bowl

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilight Kallisti

DIY Upcycled Pom Pom Bowl

Need a last minute gift idea? I made this Pom Pom bowl to hold my art supplies. It turned out so cute I’m going to make several for holiday gifts this season. So can you!

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