7 Recycled Holiday Decorations


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I Don’t Have Time To Make Stuff!

Don’t have the time/patience/craftiness to make decorations this year? Here are some great holiday decorations made from recycled materials.

These animal-free cardboard deer and cardboard moose heads are pretty fun. Just add some ornaments on those antlers and you’ve got an awesome festive wall piece. Also made of 100% recycled cardboard.recycled holiday decorations There’s even more cardboard critters like elephants, bison, unicorns, lions…check ’em out.

recycled holiday decorations

Here’s even more information on why it’s a good idea to buy recycled. Hope that inspired you to get creative and recycle!

These stockings are made from recycled rice and feed bags. You can also use them as gift bags.Upcycled Wool Christmas Stocking

For a bit more of a traditional feel, this stocking is made of upcycled wool.

recycled holiday decorations

Made with 100% recycled cardboard, these cardboard leaf wreathes can stay up on your wall or door all winter long.

 

There are so many ways to recycle this holiday while you’re decorating. Without further ado, RecycleScene presents some of the best recycled holiday decorations and home decor tutorials you can find.

Recycled Holiday Decorations
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Start by checking out these colorful holiday lights made of old plastic bottles in the photo to the right.

Felted Sweaters

Pick up some old wool sweaters at a thrift store and make this amazing felted winter holiday wreath. Here’s a Christmas version as well.

Get Crafty With Old Cards

Recycled Holiday DecorationsHere’s a neat tutorial by Jenny Harada on how to make your own holiday stars from old Christmas cards.

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Decorate your tree with popcorn strings. Make sure to use plain, unflavored popcorn and you can leave them out for the birds after the holidays are over. Read on for even more recycled holiday decorations.

Snowmen and Reindeer Made From WHAT?

Make your own recycled ornaments. There are lots of ways to make ornaments for your tree. Learn how to make snowmen out of old light bulbs, cute reindeer from wine corks, and really cool ornaments from old ribbon spools.

recycled holiday decorations

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