Literally transform trash into treasure with these easy upcycling ideas.
April 22nd is Earth Day, the perfect time to take a look at how we live and what we throw away! Your recycling bin or garbage can can be a great place to find items that can repurposed in a whole new way.
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An empty plastic box! Add wooden feet with hot glue, paint the tub and feet with acrylic paint, then dab on gold paint to distress. Place a faux flower, rocks, moss and bamboo inside. Your gorgeous flower will never fade.
Drill a hole in the top of a tea cannister, and add a small knob. Cover the container with scrapbook paper and add number stickers.
You can find these strawberry containers for free at many grocery stores. Just add acrylic paint, scrapbook paper and stickers.
Stow all those crafty bits and pieces away in a repurposed egg carton! Paint, scrapbook paper, baker's twine and a few embellishments takes it from plain to pretty.
Don't toss that show box lid! It's make from super strong cardboard. You can upcycle it into a photo frame. You just need paint, scrapbook paper, ribbon and embellishments.
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