Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Earth Day Projects

Earth Day~April 22

My family LOVES Earth Day! It's one of our favorite days of the year. We celebrate with crafts, food and a trash pick up at our town park. It's something my boys and I look forward to each year.

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. ~Native American Proverb

I found some wonderful DIY projects that you can make from things around the house that normally end up in the trash. I hope this inspires you to make something Beautiful instead of filling up our landfills. :)

Pretty cards made from leftover wallpaper.

Don't throw out those toilet paper rolls. :) I've seen a lot of TP petal projects all over blogland lately.

A fun message center made from a cookie sheet (used of course), leftover contact paper, tin can and bottle caps.

Go through your recycling bin and get out the old tin cans! I love these DIY lanterns!

Homemade notebooks made from scratch paper and leftover scrapbook paper.

So pretty. I love jar projects! Don't throw out those old jelly jars! What a fun vase to hang from a wire.

The same idea can be used for candle lanterns.

How about jar picture displays?! So cool.

Don't throw out those old cereal boxes and get organized!

Make a fun bank with your kiddos out of used plastic containers. My boys love clear banks so they can SEE their money. :)

Don't throw away that old shirt! Make a fun reusable bag. Of course mine would be a I Heart Nebraska one. :)

Discover bottles are so much fun for little kiddos! Another great use out of those plastic containers!

Got any other fun Recycling Projects to share? I would love to hear about them!

Have a wonderful day!


  1. Great ideas!! Bookmarking as I type!!

  2. I really like the plastic bottle idea!

  3. Love the wallpaper cards. Such a great idea!

  4. Great projects, Kindra! I love all the jar ideas!

  5. Great roundup, Kindra. I love the piggy bank. Have fun with your boys tomorrow!

  6. Great collection! I'm totally trying some of these!!

  7. Awesome ideas! There are quite a few of these going onto my list of projects to try... thank you!

  8. these are really fun ideas! thank you so much for commenting on the dragons fairytail! I love getting comments and meeting new blogs!



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