Published on November 24th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe2
Upcycled Inspiration: Five Ideas for Crafty Reuse
We all have slumps sometimes, where those new ideas just aren’t coming. When ideas seem scarce, the best fix is often a little bit of crafty inspiration. These upcycled craft and art pieces are sure to give you ideas on how you can creatively reuse materials in your life and in your craft!
1. Repurposed Plush
PlazaBella Dolls made the sweet little plushie above from repurposed sweaters! Bonus points if you use eco-friendly stuffing. You can use leftover thread and teensy scraps to amend your stuffing materials, so it won’t take as much new material. You probably wouldn’t want to use all scraps to stuff, though, because the finished piece would come out a bit lumpy.