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Jun 12, 2012
11:35 AM

Craft Roundup: Recycled Creations DIY Guides

Wondering how to transform some of your family's summer finds (or spare craft supplies) into new treasures? Check out these how-to tutorials for inspiration.

Craft Roundup: Recycled Creations DIY Guides

What are some of your favorite go-to activities in your house? This week's roundup includes some simple projects that encourage using supplies in your art stash and items from the recycling bin.

 

Interlocking Cardboard Castle

Just think of all the hours of fun you'll have with this simple castle! With this tutorial from Mermag Blog, all you need is cardboard and your favorite colors of duct tape.

 

Cereal Box Notebooks

As soon as your family is done with one of their favorite cereals, save that box: Creme de la Craft shows you how to make a small notebook using that cereal box paper board.

 

Excavating Dinosaurs from Ice

For the dinosaur fans in your life, this project by Naughty Secretary Club is a must. Not only is it simple to make; it also teaches great lessons to young archeologists.

 

Seashell Koala

If you've got trips to the beach planned for this summer, make sure to bookmark this section from Martha Stewart's website dedicated to shell crafts – like this cute koala.

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