Wednesday, April 12, 2017

20+ Beautiful Garden Crafts to Make with Recycled Materials

One of my favorite ways to put recycled goods to use is in the garden. It's amazing what you can upcycle into pretty, funny or quirky garden art with just a little paint, glue and imagination! Check out these great DIY ideas that you can make with anything from old tires to plastic bottles, mismatched silverware or old hubcaps!

Flower Planter Using a Tire
from DIY Showoff
from Empress of Dirt

from Creative Green Living

from Crafts by Amanda

Garden Flowers Using Hub Caps
from 365 Days of Crafts


Flower Planters Using Wood Pallets
from Creative Homemaking

from Coffee With Us 3

from Creative Green Living


Plant Markers Using Can Lids
from Creative Green Living


Plant Markers Using Clothespins
from Creative Green Living

from Untrained Housewife

from Morena's Corner


Bird Feeders Using Mason Jars
from Coffee With Us 3


Bird Feeders Using Coffee Mugs
from Ann's Entitled Life


Plant Waterers Using Glass or Wine Bottles
from Creative Green Living
from Empress of Dirt

from Crafts by Amanda

from Ribbons & Glue

from Empress of Dirt

Wind Chimes Using Tin Cans
from Creative Green Living




About the Author:

Carissa is a lifelong crafter and mom of two creative boys. The owner and lead writer for Creative Green Living, she is also the author of two e-books including the best-selling beverage cookbook, Infused: Recipes for Herb & Fruit Infused Water, Tea and More and the forthcoming cookbook (spring 2017), Beautiful Smoothie Bowls. You can also find her projects featured in magazines like Kids Crafts 1-2-3 and Capper's Farmer. Her goal is to empower families to make easy projects and healthier choices that are beautiful and fun! Follow her on PinterestInstagramTwitter or join the Creative Green Living community group.
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1 comment:

  1. Spring has finally sprung and this is the perfect time to take your crafting outside. I love the idea of creating a Solar Powered Fairy House. I’ve been dying to do something with wood Pallets, this is perfect for the community garden. Creating a bird feeder with an old coffee mug and saucer is super original. Great ideas Carissa I’m feeling super inspired :)

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