Get Creative Through Crafty Repurposing

Posted on June 17, 2021

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! 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 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 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 Cover of Recycle and Remake

Recycle and Remake

Cover of 100 Things to Recycle and Make 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 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 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 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! 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 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 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 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.  

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