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46 Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items



With this list of 46 Crafts Made from Recycled Items, you'll save your hard-earned cash and the planet, one project at a time. Inspiration can strike at any moment, and you never know when you'll find a plastic bottle, metal can, or piece of scrap paper that you can turn into a Christmas crafts. For instance, you can make Christmas trees out of old wine corks, coasters out of washers, and pieces of home decor out of Christmas cards. If you need ideas for your next gift exchange, try creating recycled Christmas gifts. Many of these projects are kid-friendly, so gather your little ones and show them how much fun recycling can be.

46 Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items

46 Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items

Table of Contents

Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items
Upcycled Decor
Recycled Christmas Gifts
Recycled Christmas Cards Crafts


4 Wreaths Made from Recycled Materials


Looking for more Christmas craft ideas? Take a look at 4 Wreaths Made from Recycled Materials.


Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items

Night Sky in a Bottle With enough know-how and a little imagination, you can create amazing Christmas crafts from recycled materials. If you're not convinced, check out these projects for some inspiration. From homemade Christmas ornaments to kids crafts to mini books and more, you'll love making these crafts from the contents of your recycling bin.

1. 50 Cent Ornament Art
2. Tissue Box House Ornament
3. Toilet Roll Yule Log Ornament
4. Recycled Penguins
5. Coffee Filter Snowflakes
6. Fun Filter Book
7. Upcycled Plastic Cup Snowman Ornament
8. Yogurt Bottle Snowmen
9. Cardboard Cutout Snowman Ornaments
10. Snowman Light Bulb Ornament
11. Stunning DIY Lanterns
12. Snowballs from Bedspreads
13. Night Sky in a Bottle
14. Wire Christmas Tree
15. Cork and Paper Ball Ornament


Upcycled Decor

Winter Coffee Filter WreathDon't spend a fortune on brand new Christmas decorations. Instead, opt for DIY Christmas decorations like these upcycled decor projects. These Christmas crafts allow you to deck your halls without breaking the bank. Plus, these elegant upcycled crafts are sure to impress your guests this winter.

1. Refashioned Wine Bottle Candle Holders
2. Winter Coffee Filter Wreath
3. Wire Jingle Bell Door Hanger
4.Snowflake Washer Coasters
5. Anthro Inspired Snow Globes
6. Faux Lighted Wine Bottle
7. Super Simple Coffee Cardboard Wreath
8. Wine Cork Mini Christmas Tree
9. Brown Coffee Filters Wreath
10. Giant Coffee Filters Snowball Light
11. Fabric Napkin Rings from Cardboard Tubes
12. Christmas in a Mason Jar Decoration
13. Way Easy Wine Bottle Light


Recycled Christmas Gifts

Knit Night Caps The holiday season can get expensive, especially when it comes to gift-giving. In the end, what you give isn't as important as the sentiment behind the gift itself. Instead of spending big bucks on a generic purchase, take a look at these Christmas craft ideas. Each project is fun to create and very inexpensive. Enjoy the spirit of the season without the financial stress.

1. Quick and Easy Soda Can Earrings
2. Candy Pick Hair Bows
3. Paint Stick Soap Holder
4. Thumbprint Reindeer Coffee Mug
5. Christmas Candy Can
6. Recycled Cereal Box Christmas Tote
7. Stunning Lace DIY Necklace
8. Knit Night Caps
9. Washi Tape Wrapping
10. Decorative Painted Wine Bottle




Recycled Christmas Cards Crafts

Christmas Card LettersWhen Christmas is over, what do you do with all of your holiday cards? Instead of throwing them in the recycling bin, create something new. This is a great option for the frugal crafter because you don't have to invest in paper or cardstock. Help the environment, cut clutter, and make a craft that's green–literally and figuratively.

1. Christmas Card and Lid Ornament
2. Christmas Card Letters
3. Classic Card Gift Box
4. Homemade Photo Ornament
5. Recycled Card Gift Tags
6. Holiday Card Decor
7. Recycled Greeting Card
8. Recycled Card Ornament



5 Homemade Christmas Ornaments for Kids: Easy Christmas Ornament Crafts


For more Christmas craft ideas to do with the whole family, take a look at 5 Homemade Christmas Ornaments for Kids: Easy Christmas Ornament Crafts.


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