Upcycling

Geometric Wall Hangings

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin I saved a bunch of used cardboard rolls from packing tape. When I accumulated enough to make something, I decided to make geometric wall hangings.   I painted each cardboard roll in contrasting, tropical colors before gluing the rolls together. Once the hangings were dry, I hung them up on […]


Braided T-Shirt Yarn Basket

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I had some braided t-shirt yarn lying around – actually, tons of it – when I decided to make something with them. Rather than knitting the yarn into a basket, I decided to wrap the yarn into a braided t-shirt yarn basket. The braided t-shirt yarn basket is great for storing crafting materials, decorative items, […]

Pink Heart Wall Hanging

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I usually avoid making items for specific holidays, especially Valentine’s Day. However, I couldn’t resist, so I made a pink heart wall hanging:   I made the heart out of a cardboard paper towel roll and pink acrylic paint.  I just painted the paper towel roll, cut it into strips, and glued the strips into […]

Funky Fringe Bar Necklace

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I love fringe! It adds something funky and special to an outfit, a piece of jewelry, or a home decor item. Since fringe is still trending, I decided to make a simple fringe bar necklace. The fringe bar necklace is lightweight, so it’s perfect for breezy summer tops and dresses. It adds a colorful pop […]

Cotton Cord Wrap Bracelet/Necklace

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Do you have a pile of shopping bags and don’t know what to do with them? Well, you can remove the cotton cord handle and make a wrap bracelet/necklace combo: The wrap bracelet/necklace is easy to make. Just remove the handle from the shopping bag, crimp each end of the handle, then attach the jump […]