Happy Earth Day! 9 Fabulously Recycled Earth Day Crafts!

Today we are celebrating Earth Day! Earth Day is an annual event where activities are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  In honor of the day, I am bringing to you some amazing Earth Day crafts– most made from recycled products!

wire wrapped tree sun catcher

DIY Wire Wrapped Tree Suncatcher from SuzysSitcom.com

On my other website, Suzy’s Artsy Craftsy Sitcom, I specialize in recycled crafts and nature crafts.  Earth Day is totally up my alley!  Here are a few of my favorites and some great ideas for recycling and upcycling in order to create some amazing art!

Recycled Magazines

paper reed frames recycled magazines

Paper Reed Frames from SuzysSitcom.com

Create colorful paper reed frames by rolling magazine pages!  This project is easy enough for the kids to do and makes a fabulous Mother’s Day or Father’s Day gift while recycling old magazines!

cut paper art recycled magazines

Cut Paper Art from SuzysSitcom.com

This tutorial comes with two free patterns to download.  While an adult would probably need to cut out the design, children could have fun gluing down the colorful recycled magazine strips!  Fun project for an afternoon.

Plastic Spoons

chrysanthemum mirrors plastic spoons

Chrysanthemum Mirrors from SuzysSitcom.com

Look closely and you will see tons of plastic spoons!  A great conversation piece and relatively easy to put together!  Fun tutorial.

Disposable Cookie Sheets

faux tin tiles recycled disposable cookie sheet

Faux Tin Tiles from SuzysSitcom.com

Believe it or not, these pretty tiles are made from a disposable aluminum cookie sheet!  Tutorial includes embossing instructions along with 12 free patterns!

enchanted fish recycled disposable aluminum cookie sheet

Enchanted Fish Embossed Art from SuzysSitcom.com

Here we take the disposable aluminum cookie sheet embossing to a whole new level!  3D Art!  Fun tutorial and free pattern is available with Sitcom subscription.

Toilet Paper Tubes

faux metal wall art recycled toilet paper tubes

Faux Metal Wall Art from SuzysSitcom.com

This may look like wrought iron, but it is in fact toilet paper tubes!  This tutorial includes the free patterns to make this set of wall art.  A great way to recycle those toilet paper tubes!

Light Bulbs

hot air balloon suncatchers recycled light bulbs

Hot Air Balloon Suncatchers from SuzysSitcom.com

Made from burnt out light bulbs, these pretty suncatchers totally brighten up a window!


painted paisley stones

Painted Paisley Stones from SuzysSitcom.com

And finally, I added my small touch to nature by painting some found river rock in beautiful paisleys!  This project is fun to do and adds lots of color to your rock gardens and potted plants!

Happy Earth Day!

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For lots of fun crafts and tutorials, visit my other website, Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom!



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