Category Archives: Craft Projects

Loads of FREE craft projects all with a recycling or environmentally friendly theme. We are adding new ideas all the time so don’t forget to bookmark us! Follow us on Facebook – www.facebook.com/Ecocreate to keep up to date with free project ideas and more.

Create a Christmas Decoration For Preloved Christmas Advent

We are thrilled to be included among the judges for the Preloved Christmas advent competition. What a fabulous competition it is too!

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Turning old books into Christmas trees

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I saw these being made at a Woodland Festival and couldn’t wait to have a go when I got home! We’ll be making these to display in our house this Christmas, and maybe as gifts for family and friends too.

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Upcycling with old buttons

I’m a little in love with these wonderful treasures and they often feature in my upcycled crafts. My obsession started as a brownie when I choose them as the subject of my collectors badge. My lovely Great auntie Gladys let … Continue reading

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Vintage Doily Cushion Pad Upcycle Project

A quick and easy upcycle that looks really effective. The simple addition of a vintage doily to this plain cushion pad completely transforms it into a beautiful decorative piece of homeware.

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Pressed Autumn Leaves Wall Art

This Autumn leaves wall art project is a great way to bring the season into your home…

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Autumn Crowns – Eco Crafts For Kids

The kids collected lots of wonderful treasures on an autumn walk and we decided to put them to good use with a bit of crafting in the form of Autumn crowns!

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Eco & Upcycling Inspiration For #zerowasteweek

Twitter is buzzing with ideas for #‎zerowasteweek‬ so we thought we’d share with you a few of our favourite ways to help get household waste down.

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Lavender Uses, Products, Recipes & Craft Project Ideas

We have an abundance of lavender outside our front door so I’m always looking for new ways to use it. Here are a few of my favourites and those I plan to have a go at soon!

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How To Make Lavender Wands

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Lavender wands are a simple way of using lavender to scent your home. These are great for popping in wardrobes and drawers or under your pillow to help you sleep, not only will they make everything smell wonderful they will … Continue reading

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Upcycling old jeans for summer

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My favourite jeans tend to wear out just when I start to really like them. I’m short, so they fray round the bottom of the legs, and sometimes the knee or inner thigh wears through. Rather than throw them out … Continue reading

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