From the archives: 14 repurposing crafts to inspire you this Earth Day

14 Repurposing projects from the archives

Written by editor Nicole Bennett of Gidget Goes Home.

Happy Earth Day, everyone!

Over the last few years, we’ve had some amazing contributors on board, in addition to our editorial team, who have come up with creative ways to repurpose things into new creations, rather than simply tossing them in the trash.

Today as we celebrate the good planet we call home and take a minute to think about taking care of it, let’s revisit some of the great crafty posts we’ve had over the years here on Simple Homemade that repurpose materials into new things or use otherwise eco-friendly supplies.



For the home

Do you have a green craft to share or link-up to, on your blog or that you’ve found elsewhere? Leave a comment with the url so we can all check it out.


Nicole lives near the beach in Southern California with her husband and three young kiddos. She writes a a lifestyle blog about creativity, family life, community, and all sorts of other fun stuff, and also keeps a homeschool journal called The Bennettar Academy. Her most recent (free!) ebook is about why and how to make more time for reading.

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  1. Love this list! We enjoy eco-friendly crafts, like the flower game below:

  2. Thanks for such interesting and useful post! It seems very useful for me!!! Very nice!!!

  3. Amazing Earth day! Like this holiday very much! Thanks for this post! It is so interesting!

  4. Save the earth do not throw away things u do not want give it 2 some one share.

  5. Love the pictures! Belated Happy Earth Day!

  6. Really, this is awesome article It’s very Informative….

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