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Last Minute Gift Ideas from Upcycled Materials

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and if you still haven’t finished your shopping, you’re probably shaking in your Santa boots. Never fear, we’ve collected a few last minute DIY gift ideas, and you won’t even have to leave your house. Check out the step-by-step instructions for each below.

Coffee Cozy

Teacup Candle

Sock Monkey

Valet Tray

Upcycled Teacher Appreciation Gifts

The end of the school year is here, and it’s time to show our appreciation for those invaluable stewards of our kids’ fragile brains. How about this year you add a little “green” to your gratitude with these upcycled teachers gift ideas.

Use the bases of two upcycled soda bottles to create this cute apple goodie holder.

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Teachers rule indeed! Upcycled rulers make a cool vase for your favorite teacher’s desk.

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An upcycled lightbulb makes an inventive candy dish.



A tote made from upcycled book jackets. Now that’s book smart!


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