60 Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items
Christmas is expensive enough. Save money by making recycled Christmas decorations this year!
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With this list of 60 Christmas Crafts 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 you can turn into a Christmas crafts.
For instance, you can make Christmas trees out of old wine corks, coasters out of washers, and recycled Christmas decorations out of Christmas cards.
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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. To see an example of how to make a project with a recycled candle holder, look at our video below.
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Christmas Crafts from Recycled Materials
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.
If you love crafts from recycled materials, it's your lucky day. You can learn how to recycle book pages, corks, and other discards to create the one-of-a-kind craft projects below. This is a great way to save money on crafting and help the planet at the same time.
With this collection, you'll find easy Christmas crafts that look super festive too. There's never a bad time to make a wreath, so be sure to save this list of Christmas crafts ideas for a later date. Check out this collection: 4 Wreaths Made from Recycled Materials
Don't spend a fortune on brand new Christmas decorations. Instead, opt for DIY Christmas decorations like these recycled Christmas 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.
Grab your old rags, mason jars, and other vintage treasures and make your very own decorations that you'll treasure for a lifetime. This list of upcycled decor is one of the easiest ways to get inspired and think creatively this holiday season. Be resourceful with your limited budget and Christmas crafts from recycled items that you'll love showing off.
Make your own recycled Christmas ornaments using everything from bottle caps to pine cones. For more Christmas craft ideas to do with the whole family, take a look at our collection: 5 Homemade Christmas Ornaments for Kids: Easy Christmas Ornament Crafts
Recycled Christmas Gifts
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 recycled gift ideas. Each project is fun to create and very inexpensive. Enjoy the spirit of the season without the financial stress, all you need is this list of Christmas crafts from recycled items.
With these recycled Christmas gifts, you can treat your loved ones to easy homemade presents when the big day rolls around. Here you'll find ideas to make homemade earrings, hair bows, and more.
No matter what you make them, your mom and dad are sure to appreciate your thoughtfulness! We've carefully selected 10 of the quickest, thriftiest, and most creative DIY gifts on the web: What Are Good Homemade Christmas Gifts for Parents?
Christmas Card Crafts
When Christmas is over, what do you do with all of your holiday cards? Instead of throwing them in the recycling bin, create easy Christmas crafts. 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.
Used Christmas cards are a perfect way to add a personal and thoughful touch to any project, so take a look at these homemade Christmas card ideas for inspiration.
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There's a reason to subscribe to your local newspaper, and it's not to get the latest news. Instead, use this material to create recycled Christmas crafts like this advent calendar. You won't believe how easy it is to throw this project together. Luckily, this DIY Christmas craft looks traditional and beautiful, so no one will know just how easy it was to complete.
If you want to save even more money, check out this incredible downloadable collection. It has full Christmas craft tutorials that will help you stick to your budget this winter. Get your copy of our free eBook: 7 Thrifty Christmas Craft Ideas free eBook
What types of materials do you like to work with when creating recycled Christmas crafts?
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