How to Make Jewelry Out of Recycled Plastic

How To : Make jewelry out of recycled plastic

In this video, learn how to make beautiful and unique jewelry out of old plastic bottles. This process is surprisingly simple and will make really cool gifts or accessories for any outfit. Follow along with Elizabeth Gleeson as she shows you how to spruce up any outfit and be ...more

How To : Make Homemade jewelry Gifts from recycled parts

Here's a good christmas idea. How to make christmas homemade jewelry from recycled parts; get expert tips and advice on tools and techniques for hand made jewelry in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 26 - How to Make Homemade jewelry Gifts from recycled parts. Ma ...more

How To : Make altered paper jewelry

Looking for a stylish new look without the price tag? This video tutorial will teach you how to make jewelry on a budget, with your main material being none other than paper and plastic tubing! This step by step instructional video by craftside shows you how to recycle old car ...more

How To : Recycle cobblestone

Tim Carter demonstrates how to use recycled cobblestones. Cobblestone can be used to edge gardens, driveways and walkways. These paving stones make a great border. People recycle cans, paper and plastic bottles, but how about recycling building materials. Cobblestones that we ...more

How To : Craft shrink art jewelry

After Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland," it seems miniature is in. Shrink art is a way of crafting with sheets of plastic that shrink in the oven. The technique - which involves stamping and punching plastic sheets - creates everything from earrings to pins. This tutorial sh ...more

How To : Make an overhead water bottle rocket launcher

A (harmless) explosion a day keeps the police away. Indulge your rambunctious little boy in some scientific fun by helping him build an overhead water rocket launcher, which shoots recycled plastic bottles. This project is fun but does require help and parental supervision, s ...more

How To : Craft a potato container car with your kids

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a recycled potato container car. The materials required for this project are: a recycled potato chips, half of a skewer stick, 4 recycled plastic soda caps, glue and a sharp pencil. Users may also need paint, brush and string. ...more

How To : Make a razor blade bracelet

How to make a razor blade charm bracelet from household items; get expert tips and advice on making jewelry from recycled materials in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 24 - How to Make a razor blade bracelet. Make a razor blade bracelet - Part 2 of 24. Click thr ...more

How To : Make a book out of recycled material

Make your own book out of recycled material. You can use thick cardboard pieces for each page. Find some strong tape to make an outer binding. Tape each page of the book down with masking tape. You can then reenforce it by glueing down strips of brown paper bag. Decorate your ...more

How To : Separate your recycling

Recycling your garbage is noble, and in many places mandatory. But it also can be very confusing. This guide will clear up the rules. Step 1: Check laws Check the local laws regarding recycling in your town. Step 2: Rinse Rinse glass bottles, plastic containers, and aluminum ...more

How To : Make a chunky sailor anchor necklace

Learn how to make your own jewelry starting with a gold anchor and plastic gold chain necklace by following the steps Kandee outlines in her tutorial. You will need a drill, some attachments for it, a gold pendant, gold chain, and clasps to connect your necklace. To begin, cre ...more

How To : Make a shrinking plastic flower pin

Arts and crafts are a whole bunch of fun, and in this tutorial jewelry making video, Jessica Poundstone of Jewelry By Jessica teaches you how to make a three-layer flower pin out of shrink plastic! The templates needed to complete this project are available as a PDF download a ...more

How To : Cast polyester resin rings

In this instructional jewelry making video, learn the process of making rings out of clear polyester resin, a type of moldable plastic. This tutorial shows you everything from mold-making to embedments. Use this same technique to make RFID rings, which are clear plastic contai ...more

How To : Make a decorative tin case for mom

Simple Kids Crafts demonstrates how to make a decorative painted tin case for a mom's jewelry. To make the decorative case, you will need one recycled tin case with a lid, paint, and thick and thin paintbrushes. First, use the thin paintbrush to paint green stems of grass on t ...more

How To : Craft a recycled ruffled lace brooch with a button

Need a way to dress up your plain white tee fast? Instead of wearing jewelry or adding a sparkly blazer, how about pinning on a pretty brooch? Take a gander at this crafting tutorial to see how to craft a ruffled lacy brooch with a cute button in the center.

How To : Make a recycled flower vase from a glass bottle

This craft is great for Mother's Day! Turn a recycled glass bottle into a beautiful flower vase to give as a gift! You'll need to find a sizeable glass bottle and then gather some colored tissue paper, glue diluted in water, a plastic container, scissors, polyurethane sealant ...more

How To : Make a Christmas wreath out of recycled materials

The old frame of the wreath of a previous year containing only two old ornaments is used. Placed on the frame are plastic bags from the grocery store . The bags were green in color however colored bags may be used for creativity . Fluff and fold the bags and wrap them around t ...more

How To : Make earrings from recycled spoons

This video is about how to make earring from spoons. So to do this, just follow these simple steps. Things you'll need: -Flexible plastic spoon- 2 numbers -Key chain hoop- 2 numbers -Earring hoop- 2 numbers -Earring hook- 2 numbers -Pliers -Paint- blue and red -Scissors and fi ...more

How To : Install a recycling chute in your kitchen

Finding room in the kitchen to store the various bins needed for recycling can take up a lot of valuable cabinet space. Here Danny comes up with an innovative solution to the problem by installing chutes made from standard 4” dryer vent pipe that send cans and plastic bottles ...more

How To : Use magnetic balls with the Tesla CD turbine

The Tesla CD Turbine (the little turbine made from recycled CD's and magnets) is used as a magnetic test bed for this SinkScience experiment. Here, six 3/16 inch diameter neodymium ball magnets are placed in a plastic bowl above the CD Turbine. The Magnetic Disc Pack inside t ...more

How To : Make daisy chain flower jewelry

Who needs diamonds or pearls when you can make beautiful jewelry from flowers you find growing right in your own backyard? You will need: a bunch of daisies, roughly 25, including stems, and a lovely spot for making your chain, a plastic knife, and other flowers like pansies ...more

How To : Make shopping bags from old, used jeans

Go green with recycled blue jeans and help to eliminate plastic shopping bags. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to make shopping bags from old, used blue jeans. For a step-by-step at the conversion process, and to get started making your own blue jean shopping bags, wa ...more

How To : Make Water 'Bottles' You Can Eat

Bottled water is a rip-off. Not only is it pretty much the same stuff that comes out of your tap for free, but plastic bottles are rarely recycled and thus account for a huge amount of the waste that's overflowing our landfills. Next Up: Water Bottles You Can Eat Fortunately, ...more

News : Sun + Plastic Bottle = Toy Car

Here's a DIY dream. Solar-power, recycled bottles, snap'n'go toy car! Simple. How easy to transform trash into toys. Plastic bottles take 700 years to decompose in a landfill. And annually, America uses over 150 billion plastic water bottles. The inventor of this solar powe ...more

News : Hack a toy from a VHS tape

Pachinko originated in Japan as large casino machines that were similar to video slot machines. Players gambled on them for prizes. They were then adapted and became popular in the US as handheld kids' toys made of cardboard, a couple of BBs, some plastic and a rubber band. N ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (06/27 - 07/03)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the commu ...more

How To : Recycle a plastic bag into a plastic bag bracelet

You don't have to own a Cricut, several volumes of themed scrapbooking paper, pinking shears, and ribbons in each color of the rainbow to call yourself a crafter. More complicated crafts do call for this kind of deep and expensive preparation, but the craft presented in this v ...more

How To : Recycle your plastic grocery bags into a dog leash

In this tutorial, we learn how to recycle plastic grocery bags into a dog leash. To begin, you will cut the plastic bags in half, then cut off the handles of the bags. Next, apply glue to the entire bag, then roll up into a straight line. Continue to do this for several differ ...more

How To : Recycle a plastic CD spindle into various uses

What can you make from an empty CD holder? Check out this how-to video to make something amazing from those old plastic crappers... see how to recycle a plastic CD spindle into various uses. With this disc box, you can make a flashlight or torch, a food container, a string, ya ...more

How To : Recycle plastic bottles to make a toy windmill

In this tutorial we learn how to recycle plastic bottles to make a toy windmill. First, cut the bottle in half so you just have the cap end of it. Then, use the scissors to cut strips in the plastic, all running next to each other. Once you have all of these cut, pull the stri ...more

How To : Recycle plastic bottles to make hanging art

In this video, we learn how to recycle plastic bottles to make hanging art. First, cut the bottom off of the bottle and then cut it in half. Then, cut the other end off of the bottle as well. After this, you can grab the bottle and start to paint your choice of color all over ...more

How To : Make a 100% Recycled Art Journal From Cereal Boxes

This video will show you how to make a funky hand bound art journal using only consumer waste and unused household items for materials. Items and materials for the project include cereal boxes (as the main material), scrap papers, scrap fabrics, broken jewelry, along with what ...more

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