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Saturday, March 23, 2013
Upcycled Wine Cork Birdhouse

I have been saving wine corks for a long time. Like, ever since I turned 21 and that was….well a long time ago. I have plans to do something really cool with them. There are lots of ideas out there and with spring hopefully coming soon, this birdhouse tutorial is perfect. Don’t have enough to make your own? Check out this cute cork birdhouse from Etsy. Happy Upcycling! Jill    

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Upcycled Shamrock Stamp

We love this cute and easy tutorial for making a shamrock stamp from upcycled cardboard tubes. Prudent Baby is one of the blogs that I check frequently so I am happy to send you their way for this free tutorial. Go visit Prudent Baby! Happy Upcycling, Jill

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Thursday, January 31, 2013
Upcycled Egg Carton Wreath

The snow is flying here but I am ready for spring! Check out this free tutorial for upcycling egg cartons into a beautiful flower wreath. The colors are so pretty and vivid. Once again, another great project for all ages. Get the complete tutorial here.

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Friday, January 25, 2013
Upcycled Magazine Coasters

Looking for a fun project you can do with your kids or while relaxing by the fire? Check out this easy tutorial for making your own drink coasters from old magazines.  They are simple, colorful, useful AND recyclable.  I think they would make great Mother’s or Father’s day gifts.  Get started here.

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Sunday, January 20, 2013
How To: Make A Milk Jug Storm Trooper Helmet

    One of the best gifts I ever gave my now husband was a life-size, stand-up, cardboard Storm Trooper. He is a Star Wars fan and when I came across the Storm Trooper, well…I had no choice but to buy it. My dear friend loaded it in her car and drove it across the state with me so I could give it to him. Ahhh, love! Interestingly,  after college and  having kids we really didn’t need a big Storm Trooper anymore. We sold it at a garage …