How to Make Chinese Lanterns from Soda Cans

Learn how to make durable Chinese lanterns from soda cans! Paint them any color and fill with LED tea lights. Great upcycle decor for all occasions and unlike paper lanterns they last a long time. You can also hang them as is without lighting for a daytime event. We used […]

Little Sock Chicks

This cute little pair of chickies can be made in a matter of minutes! All you  need is a pair of toddler socks, some ribbon and anything you’d like to use for eyes. Put them in an Easter basket, give them as gifts or even turn into sachets by adding […]

Inexpensive Lovely Serving Platter

This platter is ALL PLASTIC and cost me $2.00 to make. All it took was a set of clear plastic plates and a set of cups from the dollar store. (My daughter Jennifer helped with the decor ideas for this one.) Grab some photos, paper and ribbon and you can […]

Treat Holder from CD DVD Spool : CD Crafts Ideas

This nifty little recycled treat display holder is part of our CD Crafts category. Its made from a spindle container that houses 50  CDs or DVDs.  It’s perfect for holding bagels, cupcakes, muffins, cookies and other small food items and a wonderful unique way to give a special treat to […]

Beautiful DIY Candle Holders from CDs & DVDs

 These DIY candle holders are great if you need to grab something quick to set a candle on.  However, with a little paint and a few extras they can be turned into beautiful upcycle decor items for any season!  We made three different examples using just what we had on […]

Plastic Bottle Crafts

  The best and most unique plastic bottle crafts anywhere! We used soda bottles for most of ours but any plastic bottles work great! You’ll find a growing selection of ideas on this page, many of which are useful items.  Soda bottle crafts are awesome!

Soda Bottle Flower Stamp

The bottoms of soda bottles make great stamps for fabric or paper. I made a quick wall hanging using them. You have to make sure you get a bottle that has a more flat surface on the bottom area or else you’ll just get dots for petals!  I used a […]

Soda Bottle Bird Feeder

Here’s a unique way to make a bird house from a soda bottle complete with scalloped roof! Supplies Needed One 2 liter soda bottle. One 32.8 oz soda bottle. Popsicle Sticks Spray paint of choice. Glue gun Goo Gone X-acto Knife Wire Drill Remove labels and use Goo Gone to […]

DIY Candle Holders From Soda Bottles

I love upcycle crafts where it’s hard to tell what the original item was. In my opinion, this one qualifies for that quite well. These DIY candle holders are made from plastic soda bottles. Typical taper candles fit snugly into the tops. Like our Soda Bottle Creative Gift Wrap Ideas  […]