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9 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas You’ll Love!

 
9 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas You’ll Love!

Help to save the planet and go green with our selection of eco-friendly crafts. We’ve all been inspired by the latest instalment of Blue Planet here at CB HQ , which is why we’ve gathered together some fantastic projects to help you recycle old items, find alternatives to plastic and upcycle all in the name of nature and crafts!

1 Reversible Tote

9 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas You’ll Love!
Sew Mag

Say goodbye to plastic shopping bags with this reusable tote!

Did you know… Approximately 500 billion single-use plastic bags per year are used by shoppers. You can change this by using a fabric tote!

2 Fabric Gift Bag

9 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas You’ll Love!
Crafts Beautiful

Dress up your gifts and celebrations with fabric party favour bags that no one will want to throw away!

3 Handmade Storage

9 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas You’ll Love!
Crafts Beautiful

Organise baby’s growing collection of toys with fabric storage solutions that vanish the need for plastic boxes.

4 Rag Rug

9 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas You’ll Love!
Homemaker

If you’re anything like us you’ll have a good stockpile of fabric scraps that you’ve been putting to one side not wanting to be wasteful and waiting to use on the perfect project – well, this is it!

5 Crochet Garland

9 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas You’ll Love!
Top Crochet Patterns

Instead of picking flowers from the ground, why not create a beautiful crochet garland? Even better, it will stay fresh forever!

6 Sweetie Wrapper Bag

9 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas You’ll Love!
Crafts Beautiful

Chocolate lovers rejoice! Use up your old sweet wrappers to create this nifty craft bag, perfect for storing your tools.

7 Japanese Furoshiki Wrapping

9 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas You’ll Love!
Homemaker

Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese method of wrapping gifts and other goods in cloth, and it vanishes the need for wrapping paper.

Fun fact: To find out if wrapping paper can be recycled, try to scrunch it up into a ball If it scrunches, and stays scrunched, it can probably be recycled.

8 Paper Heart

9 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas You’ll Love!
PaperCrafter

Instead of throwing away old papers or hiding them in a drawer, transform them into pretty decorations by simply rolling into straw-like shapes.

Did you know… If every person in the UK recycled just 10% more paper each year it would save approximately 5 million trees.

9 Book Art

9 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas You’ll Love!
Crafts Beautiful

Give an old book a new lease of life. This stunning display makes an eye-catching centrepiece for special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries or birthday parties.

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