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29 Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items

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Snowflake Washers CoastersWe can all stand to save money during the holiday season. With this list of 29 Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items, you'll save your hard-earned cash while making fantastic free Christmas crafts. Inspiration can strike at any time, and you never know when you'll find material for your next recycled Christmas craft.

For instance, you can make a Christmas tree out of old wine corks, coasters out of washers, and various recycled Christmas cards crafts. If you need ideas for your next gift exchange, try creating recycled Christmas gifts this year. Recycled Christmas gifts are a great way to save on craft materials and show you care. Many of these projects can be made with kids, so you can spend quality time together and make something cute at the same time. Happy crafting!


29 Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items

Table of Contents

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



Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items

50 Cent Ornament Art

With enough imagination and a little know how, you can create the most amazing free Christmas crafts from recycled materials. If you're not convinced, check out these adorable crafts. From DIY ornaments to kids crafts to mini books and more, you'll love making these recycled materials crafts. These projects are great for anyone living on a budget.

  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. NEW!! Snowman Light Bulb Ornament
  11. NEW!! Stunning DIY Lanterns
  12. NEW!! Snowballs from Bedspreads
  13. NEW!! Night Sky in a Bottle


Upcycled Decor

Wine Cork Mini Christmas Tree

Don't spend a fortune on brand new Christmas decorations. Instead, go handmade with your Christmas crafting when you make any of these upcycled decor projects. These free Christmas crafts are fabulous ways to decorate your home at an extremely low cost. Impress guests when you show them your beautiful, inexpensive decorations.

  1. Snowflake Washer Coasters
  2. Anthro Inspired Snow Globes
  3. Super Simple Coffee Cardboard Recycled Wreath
  4. Wine Cork Mini Christmas Tree
  5. Brown Coffee Filters Wreath
  6. Giant Coffee Filters Snowball Light
  7. Recycled Fabric Napkin Rings from Saran Wrap Tubes
  8. NEW!! Christmas in a Mason Jar Decoration
  9. NEW!! Wire Jingle Bell Door Hanger
  10. NEW!! Way Easy Wine Bottle Light


Recycled Christmas Gifts

Quick and Easy Soda Can Earrings

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, make one of these great recycled Christmas gifts instead. Each project is fun to create and shockingly 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. NEW!! Stunning Lace DIY Necklace
  8. NEW!! Knit Night Caps


Recycled Christmas Cards Crafts

Christmas Card Letters

When the Christmas season is over, what do you do with all of your holiday cards? Most people just throw them away. This year, make recycled Christmas cards crafts instead. This is a great option for the frugal crafter because you don't have to invest in paper or cardstock. Just use what you've got and you'll love the results. Help the environment, cut clutter and make something you can be proud of.

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

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