Creative Upcycling Ideas for Earth Month

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It’s April which means it’s Earth Month and the start of spring. Are you excited?! This time of year always gets my blood pumping and makes me want to come out of my winter hole to do some planting, organizing, and a little redecorating inside and out. If I can do that by also upcycling some old or unused items, then even better!

All year long I do my best to reuse and recycle things before throwing it away. If I think I can use it for something else, then I will look to the internet for ideas because, honestly, inspiration doesn’t always come naturally to me. There are some crafty people out there with ingenious ideas that help get my own creative juices flowing. 

If you’re looking for some upcycling ideas for the home, garden, kids, and even your pets, then you’ve stumbled into the right place. Creative Upcycling Ideas for Earth Month

For the homeCreative Upcycling Ideas for Earth Month

1. No sew t-shirt tote bag

2. Mason jar soap dispenser

3. Mid-Century Modern style side table

4. Rolling pin towel bar

5. Rope and tire ottoman

Creative Upcycling Ideas for Earth Month

1. Book bookshelves

2. Cell phone charging station

3. Bicycle rim clock

4. Tire seating

5. Teacup bird feeder

For the gardenCreative Upcycling Ideas for Earth Month

1. Bird cage planter

2. Broken hot tub pond

3. Golf ball ladybug garden decoration

4. Teacup flower pots

5. Wagon wheel planter

6. Broken teacup garden stones

For the kidsCreative Upcycling Ideas for Earth Month

1. DIY play kitchen

2. Bookcase sandbox

3. Bookshelf dress up center

4. Tire sandbox

5. Old end table to Lego table

For the petsCreative Upcycling Ideas for Earth Month

1. Cardboard box cat bed

2. Kitty litter container food bin

3. Pallet dog bed

4. Drawer dog bed (this tutorial builds the drawer, but you could use an existing old drawer)

5. T-shirt cat tent

upcycling-ideas-for-the-pets-21. Pet treat jars

2. Credenza rabbit hutch

3. Old TV fish tank

4. Kiddie pool guinea pig cage

5. Storage bin hay rack

Have you completed a fabulous upcycled DIY project that you’re proud of? I would love to hear about it!

Creative Upcycling Ideas for Earth Month

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  1. Jessica C. says:

    Great ideas! I especially love the cat tent, and the Lego table.

  2. Amber Ludwig says:

    Omgosh these are awesome!! Love the rope and tire ottoman and the broken hot tub pond!! Totally pinning them for later when we have a home!!

  3. Emily Lamonte says:

    I love the tie ottoman. I think that is my project for the weekend.

  4. I am oohing and ahhing at all of these awesome projects. I would love to do the side table that my daughter could use as her kitchen. Not many diy projects done lately but I’m looking forward to trying my hand at sewing dresses for my daughter.

  5. Deborah D says:

    It is great that there is things that can be reused to make knew things.

  6. These are such great ideas. I really like the T-shirt cat tent!

  7. Neat ideas! I especially like the ones for kids. I’d love to make a kitchen for my 3 year old if I ever had the time. 😀

  8. This is great info! In the process of moving & I have SO MUCH JUNK! Excited to use some of these.

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