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Anyone Can Make These Easy and Adorable Upcycled Projects!

Posted by on May. 10, 2012 at 11:27 AM
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Whether you "upcycle" because it's good for the environment or good for your wallet (or both!), you'll love these fun, easy ideas for putting old shirts, crayons and more to good use. Learn how to make an easy reusable sandwich bag, adorable stuffed toys and custom homemade crayons in kid-friendly shapes!



Do you reuse items in crafty ways like this? How do you "upcycle" things to give them a new lease on life?

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by on May. 10, 2012 at 11:27 AM
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SpiritedDragon
by on May. 10, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Yes, I love upcycling stuff.  

cemcnair
by Courtney on May. 10, 2012 at 2:05 PM
Very neat ideas.
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Nutmeg101
by on May. 10, 2012 at 3:21 PM
Love to upcycle!! Love love love. The little whale I just made was from an old skirt of DDs and an old pair of pants of mine :-)
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Cafe AmyS
by Head Admin on May. 10, 2012 at 3:55 PM

It can be a lot of fun.

Quoting SpiritedDragon:

Yes, I love upcycling stuff.  


Cafe AmyS
by Head Admin on May. 10, 2012 at 3:55 PM

Pictures.... :)

Quoting Nutmeg101:

Love to upcycle!! Love love love. The little whale I just made was from an old skirt of DDs and an old pair of pants of mine :-)


Cafe AmyS
by Head Admin on May. 10, 2012 at 4:01 PM

I like how she mentions "re-engineering" things.  My youngest son would love that description for upcycling.  :)

amonkeymom
by Amy on May. 10, 2012 at 4:02 PM

I'm pretty new to recycling/upcycling... what are some good beginner projects (and I can't sew worth a darn)?

eds6619
by on May. 10, 2012 at 5:22 PM

 Love upcycling....so many projects soooo not enough time.

Nutmeg101
by on May. 10, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Whale

Pic for cafe Amy. :-) there is a post somewhere in here from a few weeks ago, but this was easier
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JasonsMom2007
by on May. 10, 2012 at 6:32 PM

Ummm... PUL is NOT foodsafe.  I want to get some linseed oil or beeswax and make some sandwhich bags that way but I haven't done it yet.

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