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Crafting at Home: Intro

Get ideas and instructions for fun crafts you can do at home with supplies you already have!

Have you been stuck at home?
Need a last-minute project idea with no time to run to the store?
Want to save money on craft supplies?
Hoping to craft greener?

Craft Projects

This guide will provide you with ideas for crafts you can make with things you already have around the house! Most use primarily recycled materials and common tools such as a ruler and scissors. Explore the tabs above or click the links below for craft ideas and instructions. Also check out the Creative Recycling LibGuide for topical books (and more ideas!) available at SSPL.

 

CARDBOARD FOOD BOXES: Cereal Box Puzzles, Miniature Piñatas, Paper Beads, Woven Cardboard Baskets, Wrapped Drawer Dividers

WRAPPING PAPER: Paper Beads, Wrapped Drawer Dividers, Wrapping Paper Baskets, Wrapping Paper Bows

RECYCLE-READY BOOKS: Decorative Folded Books

Coming Soon

Save your craft-ready recyclables...more craft ideas and instructions to be added at a later date!

Check back for additional projects. Tin cans and more will be coming up in the future!