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Get Creative Through Crafty Repurposing

Posted 06/17/21 by April S

Reducing waste is important for the environment and our pocketbooks. Have you ever looked at an object and thought – what else could I do with this besides throwing it away? Or maybe you’ve been thinking about ways you can reduce your carbon footprint. In this blog post, I’m highlighting a variety of titles about crafting with recycled materials, repurposing and upcycling.

Cover of Fun and Easy Crafting with Recycled Materials: 60 Cool Projects that Reimagine Paper Rolls, Egg Cartons, Jars and More!

Fun and Easy Crafting with Recycled Materials: 60 Cool Projects that Reimagine Paper Rolls, Egg Cartons, Jars and More!

Cover of Modern Upcycling: A User-Friendly Guide to Inspiring and Repurposed Handicrafts for a Trendy Home

Modern Upcycling: A User-Friendly Guide to Inspiring and Repurposed Handicrafts for a Trendy Home

eBook (hoopla)
Cover of Upcycle!: Turn Everyday Objects Into Home Decor: 50 Easy DIY Projects

Upcycle!: Turn Everyday Objects Into Home Decor: 50 Easy DIY Projects

Cover of Recycle and Remake

Recycle and Remake

Cover of 100 Things to Recycle and Make

100 Things to Recycle and Make

Cover of ReCraft: How to Turn Second-Hand Stuff Into Beautiful Things for Your Home, Family, and Friends

ReCraft: How to Turn Second-Hand Stuff Into Beautiful Things for Your Home, Family, and Friends

eBook (hoopla)
Cover of Taste of Home Handmade Outdoor Crafts: 70+ Fun & Easy Projects

Taste of Home Handmade Outdoor Crafts: 70+ Fun & Easy Projects

Cover of Plant Craft: 30 Projects That Add Natural Style to Your Home

Plant Craft: 30 Projects That Add Natural Style to Your Home

eBook (hoopla)
Cover of Do-It-Yourself Garden Projects and Crafts: 60 Planters, Bird Houses, Lotion Bars, Garlands, and More!

Do-It-Yourself Garden Projects and Crafts: 60 Planters, Bird Houses, Lotion Bars, Garlands, and More!

eBook (hoopla)
Cover of The Modern Natural Dyer: A Comprehensive Guide to Dyeing Silk, Wool, Linen, and Cotton at Home

The Modern Natural Dyer: A Comprehensive Guide to Dyeing Silk, Wool, Linen, and Cotton at Home

eBook (hoopla)
Cover of Make Ink: A Forager's Guide to Natural Inkmaking

Make Ink: A Forager's Guide to Natural Inkmaking

eBook (hoopla)
Cover of The Organic Artist: Make Your Own Paint, Paper, Pens, Pigments, Prints, and More from Nature

The Organic Artist: Make Your Own Paint, Paper, Pens, Pigments, Prints, and More from Nature

eBook (OverDrive)   |   eBook (hoopla)

Looking for more information on the topics featured in this blog post?  

Perform an advanced search in the Library catalog using relevant keywords and/or subject terms like salvage, self-reliant living, sustainable living and nature craft.  Or check out the Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center.  

Looking for Library materials on a different topic?  

Reach out and let us help by calling 419.259.5200 or stop by the reference desk during your next visit to one of our 20 locations.

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