upcycling

Upcyle Empty Tennis Ball Containers

I love making something useful from items we normally throw away.  This week I received a windfall donation:  over 20 cases of……empty tennis ball containers!  The local tennis clubs consider them large bulky garbage that takes up space and valuable time to dispose.  They were overjoyed when they found out that we upcyle empty tennis […] Read more…

aking upcycled pencil cases from cereal and soda boxes

Upcycled Pencil Cases from Cereal and Soda Boxes

School Supplies!  Our kids need them, schools need them, and local and overseas charities are begging for them.  Did you know that in many countries, children cannot attend school if they don’t have the necessary school supplies?  For the want of a pencil, they could miss weeks of necessary education!  For that reason I LOVE […] Read more…

easy tutorial to make copper wire rings from upcycled egg dippers

How To Make Wire Rings From a Surprising Source!

What a surprise I had when I saw this craft from my friend Rilla!  She is one of the most creative persons I know.  Every day she is crafting something wonderful and new for her Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts.  Each one is more ingenious than the next and frequently upcycles found objects to frugally […] Read more…

3 EGGcellent Ways to Use Plastic Easter Eggs DIY Tutorial

Plastic Easter Eggs: EGG-cellent Ways to Use Them

Easter Egg hunts!  My children loved them.  Our church had a special day before Easter with games and prizes.  Then, of course, we had to have a second hunt on Easter morning with family and friends.   BUT what to do with those eggs afterward?  Plus all the plastic eggs will be on clearance (at […] Read more…

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