Repurposed, Recycled, Upcycled, Thrifted

Items reused in new and different ways in the home and or the garden
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a flower pot hanging on a door handle with purple flowers in it and a spoon
DIY Tin Can Upcycled into a Hanging Flower Basket
Repurpose an empty can with a decoupage using a pretty napkin and a bit of wire to create a beautiful hanging basket for flowers or other little gifts.
Fluted teacup on its side resting on the saucer filled with birdseed hanging in a tree. Upcycling, Outdoor, Ideas, Homemade Bird Feeders, Bird Feeder Tutorial, Tea Cup Bird Feeder, Bird Feeders
How to Make a Teacup Bird Feeder
Recycle or upcycle a pretty tea cup and saucer into a bird feeder. It looks so pretty in the garden and you can have fun watching your feathered friend enjoy the feast.
two napkins with purple flowers on them are hanging from a rack in front of a window
Flower Pounding Technique - Makes Beautiful Handmade Tea Towels
Flower pounding is an ancient art that can easily be done at home with flowers from your backyard. This tutorial will show you how to create beautiful flower pounded tea towels. However, the same process can be done on paper for cards or lovely works of art.
first image shows two large burgundy colored planters. Image below shows two spray painted planters that have black and white geometric designs on them. Repurposed Planter, Front Porch Planters, White Flower Pot, Porch Planters, Planter Ideas, Plastic Flower Pots, Container Gardening Flowers, Flower Pot Garden, Plastic Planters
Transforming plastic flower pots (huge update!)
Give those plain plastic planters a designer upgrade with just spray paint! This easy DIY takes minutes & lasts for years. People will LOVE your planters!
three green sea glass drop earrings on white wood
DIY Sea Glass Earrings
You don’t have to be an expert to make these beautiful translucent earrings. Come see how you can make your own sea glass earrings in under 20 minutes.
old wooden ladders in the garden with text overlay that reads, old wooden ladders in the garden
Best Wooden Ladder Garden Ideas
Repurpose and old wooden ladder in the garden as a fun piece of garden art. They add much needed height to the garden and a great place to display bird houses and planters. #junkgardening #repurposed #gardening
An Altoid mint tin decorated with a vintage sewing print on top and decorative copper tape on the edges, ribbon on sides. Diy Gifts, Upcycled Gifts, Sewing Notions, Sewing Projects For Beginners, Travel Sewing, Fabric Crafts, Thrift Store Upcycle, Craft
Altoid Sewing Kit for Handy Fixes On the Go
Enjoy this fun and creative craft while making a great travel sewing kit for your purse. Now you have just the right thread, needles, scissors, and more when the unexpected happens and you are away from home.
a potted plant sitting on top of a table next to some markers and pens
Fondue Forks as Plant Labels
True- labeling your plants may not always be necessary. But for seedlings or just a touch of whimsy, plant markers are a fun and easy way to add character and charm to your garden or planters. And these plant labels are especially simple to make, using upcycled fondue forks from the thrift store.
an old garden trellis made from two found in your yard is displayed against a brick wall
How to Make a Stick Trellis for Next to Nothing
This easy garden trellis tutorial will show you how to utilize branches and fallen sticks scattered around your yard. All you need is twine to tie it all together.
some pictures with flowers in them and the words creative repurposing ideas for the garden
Repurposed Garden Ideas
By upcylcing thrift store finds you can decorate your garden inexpensively and also create unique and one-of-a-kind flower planters. Because just about anything can become a planter with a little know-how!
Several hand sewn small birds in different fabric patterns with felt wings. Home, Diy Fabric Bird, Fabric Birds
How to Make Fabric Birds: Fun Home Decor or Gifts
Scrap fabric felt, filler, and embroidery thread are all you need to create these pretty fabric birds. Use them to decorate your home whether it’s a garland or hanging mobile for a baby’s room.
how to sew a truvet with fabric and ribbon on the end, sitting on top of a wooden table
Handmade Gifts: How to Make a Fat Quarter Trivet
Just a simple fat quarter of fabric can turn into a beautiful and functional trivet for the table. Come see this super easy beginner sewing project that you can whip up in no time.
Small white cabinet in a powder room. Upcycled Furniture, Furniture Makeover, Storage Ideas, Repurposed Furniture, Dressers Makeover, Thrift Store
Upcycled Small Cabinet Tutorial
Thrift shops are great places to find small furniture items that you can transform to fit your own home. See how this piece started out and how it was upcycled into a great cabinet for storage in a small bathroom.
some pictures with flowers in them and the words creative repurposing ideas for the garden
Repurposed Garden Ideas
By upcylcing thrift store finds you can decorate your garden inexpensively and also create unique and one-of-a-kind flower planters. Because just about anything can become a planter with a little know-how!
Small booklet with fabric binding and leaf prints. Craft Ideas, Diy Projects, Fabric Scraps, Diy Booklet, Paper Projects
DIY Booklet Out of Paper and Fabric | Hearth and Vine
Take your scrap paper and a little fabric to create a fun and functional mini booklet.