Cardboard Box Message Board

DIY Cardboard Box Framed Message Center 120

Earth Day is next week and I am having so much fun whipping up projects using recycled materials. This one used a cardboard box, scrap fabric, and an old picture frame. I spray painted my wood frame black and while that was drying I got to work on what was going inside the frame. I ... continue reading

Decorate Your Eggs with Sharpies

Decorate You Easter Eggs with Sharpies From Too Much Time on My Hands 120

I just love using Sharpies in my crafting, anyone else? They are so versatile and work on almost any surface. I decided to but some ceramic type of eggs for this project and I love that these eggs will last forever, or until one of the kids breaks them. I just did some random designs. ... continue reading

(over) 365 Recycle & Upcycle Projects for Earth Day!

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I always love recycling and using old materials in my projects and crafts.Mostly because it's cheap, but also because I am saving things from the garbage dump. These are collections of projects from me and tons of inspired and creative people out there working to create beautiful things while being respectful of our Earth Now, ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Dressers


Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Dressers-every dresser in my house is a thrift store find that has received a new life. I currently have six. They house clothing, craft supplies, media items. They are great in the bedroom, living room. playroom...everywhere! There ... continue reading

Bundt Pan Umbrella Planter

Bundt Pan Patio Table Umbrella Planter from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

EASY, EASY, EASY! This project was so simple and I just love the pop of color on my patio table now! I have been searching for the planters that fit around your umbrela on your patio table and was not happy with the prices I found.  I didn't want anything too big, but was hoping ... continue reading

Recycled Newspaper Gift Bag Tutorial

Recycled newspaper gift bag tutorial and template from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

My recycle bin is now officially empty! Yesterday I cleared out all of the tin cans for this project and today I used up all of our old newspapers and an empty cereal box for these adorbs gift bags! This one gets easier with each bag you make. By the third one I was moving ... continue reading

Upcycled Tin Can Planters

recycled herb planters from tin cans from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

AHA- It was 70 degrees last weekend and I am so ready for spring. I am pretty sure everyone feels the same as we do! The smell of the soil and dirt under my fingernails felt awesome. I like this little project because it was quick, easy, and inexpensive. I hit the recycle bin for ... continue reading

Easter Peep Banner Tutorial

Peep and Paper Easter Banner Tutorial from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

A few weeks ago I did a Main Ingredient Monday about Peeps. I found 20 super duper cute ways to use Peeps in your craft projects.  I mean, we all love to eat those cute little bunnies and chicks. But they ARE so darn cute and using them to decorate is just brilliant! I was ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- 20 Nail Polish Crafts

20 Nail polish square 120

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I have a bunch of  old nail polish clogging up one of my bathroom drawers. Colors I don't love, duplicates I forgot I had, and odd ball colors my daughter picked out and liked for one day. ... continue reading

Personalized Frames with Mod Podge Rocks Stencils

Personalized picture frames with Mod Podge Stencils from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

I was so excited to have an opportunity to try out this amazing new product from Plaid and Mod Podge Rocks! Adhesive stencils that are pretty much the most brilliant thing ever invented. I love the look of stencils, but I honestly have issues getting them affixed and keeping them in place as I go ... continue reading