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33 Impossibly Cute DIYs You Can Make With Things From Your Recycling Bin

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1. This incredible bottle light costs $3 to make.

Yep. You read that right. See how she did it here.

2. These cans got a Warhol-inspired makeover.

The ones from this tutorial were made from limited-edition cans with the Warhol label, but you can print you own here.

3. You can make cereal boxes into adorable piñatas!

All you need is some crepe paper, scissors and glue! Learn how here.

4. These chalkboard storage containers are made with baby food jars.

But you could use this technique on any jar or can. Directions here.

5. This honey bear got a gold leaf upgrade.

You could get a similar look with gold spray paint. Get the directions here.

6. This one’s so easy it’s almost offensive.

Get a quick trick for taking the labels off wine bottles here.

7. These frighteningly cute pencil holders used to be shampoo bottles!

Directions here (in Portuguese).

8. This easy art display was made with paper towel and toilet paper rolls.

Directions here.

9. Turn toilet paper tubes into kid-friendly jewelry.

Get the directions here.

10. These creepy candles are actually paper towel rolls and printed graphics!

Get the tutorial and the graphics here.

11. Take a blah paper roll and make it into an awesome jewelry holder.

 

Get the instructions here.

12. This adorable affirmation box uses ALL your recycling: tissue boxes, toilet paper tubes, take out containers and more.

Learn how here.

13. Any old jar can become stylish storage with some Washi tape magic.

See more here.

14. These pretty planters were made from milk jugs.

 

See how here.

15. This necklace was made from #6 recyclable plastic cups.

Get the directions here.

16. These pretty vases are just spray-painted bottles.

Directions here.

17. These clever coin purses are made from juice cartons.

See how here.

18. This awesome art was made with straws.

They spray painted clear ones, but you could use straws that are already colorful. See the tutorial here.

19. These colorful containers are plastic strawberry boxes.

See more here.

20. Turn your old grocery bags into yarn, then crochet some shoes!

See how they did it here.

21. Weave some fruit baskets from paper grocery bags.

See how here.

22. This old bottle makes a great air plant holder.

You’ll need a drill for this one. Directions here.

23. Make a cool newspaper and magazine rack with recycled PET bottles.

See it here.

24. These adorable planters are made from recycled soda bottles.

Get the directions here.

25. These rings are made from milk jugs.

Get the directions here.

26. This lamp was made from rolled up newspapers.

Get the directions here (in Russian).

27. Turn old lightbulbs into hot air ballon art.

 

Pro tip: stand them up in a bowl of sugar while you’re painting! Get the directions here (in Hungarian).

28. This phone holder used to be a lotion bottle.

Directions here.

29. These colorful Method bottles make great makeup storage.

See how here (in Portuguese).

30. Spray paint your berry baskets for a cute desk organizer.

See more here.

31. Or spray some egg cartons for an easy jewelry organizer.

Directions here.

32. These fairy lights are made with an upcycled egg carton.

See the tutorial here.

33. This light is made with burned out lightbulbs.

See how here.

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