Buttons, Bottle Caps, and more!

I have collected over 30 crafts for you today that use buttons, bottle caps, and more.  These great ideas are perfect for grandma’s button stash or a recycled collection of bottle caps.  There are ideas for everyone from kids to adults.  Click around below and make note of one or more of these crafts that you would like to tackle.


Over 30 crafts with buttons, bottle caps, and more!
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Rustic Sweet Tea Sign

 I have a big treat for y’all today.  My rustic sweet tea sign is the perfect addition to any outdoor area. Just grab your supplies and make your own.  You might even have everything you need in the junk pile out back y’all….I know I did!


Rustic Sweet Tea Sign -- a great sign for outdoors and easy to make as well!
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Driftwood Monogram Art

 Y’all I am in love with this driftwood monogram art and am so excited to share it with you!  You can buy driftwood for this project or hunt it on your beach vacation this year.  Either way this is sure to be one project that is the star of your home!

Monogram wall art made from drift wood -- will make a gorgeous addition to any home!
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40+ Recycled Crafts

 We have been sharing recycled crafts for Earth Day all week and I thought I would round them all up in one place for you.  Grab a cup of coffee and sit down to enjoy these crafts that all take 15 minutes or less to make.  Then grab those recyclables and turn them into something amazing.

Get over 40 recycled crafts for Earth Day here!
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Bottle Cap Bunny Recycled Craft

 I am finishing up this recycled craft series with an adorable bottle cap bunny.  Grab those bottle caps and let your kids make some of these cuties!  If you have missed any of our recycled craft fun this week, be sure to check out the round ups from day 1, day 2, day 3, and day 4.  There are also even more recycled crafts linked up at the bottom of this post so be sure to scroll down and see them.

Bottle cap bunny -- a quick and easy craft for kids for Easter!

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Metallic Gold Arrow from Cardboard Boxes

 You can take old cardboard boxes and turn them into this fabulous metallic gold arrow in 15 minutes or less!  Follow along below for the instructions.  This is part of a series of 15 minute recycled crafts for Craft Lightning.  Be sure to check out the ideas from day 1, day 2, and day 3 if you missed them.  There are also tons more ideas at the bottom of this post so be sure to read all the way to the bottom. 

Metallic gold arrow made from cardboard boxes and Duck tape -- get the full instructions here!

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Recycled Tin Can Herb Planter plus Printable Herb Markers

 Grab some tin cans and make this recycled tin can herb planter.  I also have free printable herb markers you can print on labels below.  This post is sponsored by Online Labels however all projects and opinions are my own.  This is part of a recycled quick crafts series as well.  If you have missed any of the projects this week be sure to check out the posts from day 1 and day 2.  Then scroll all the way to the bottom of this post for the projects from today.

Turn recycled tin cans into a fabulous herb planter with this tutorial. Includes printable herb plant markers as well. Makes a great gift for any gardener!
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Vintage Map Tray

 Recycling to me also means saving those thrift store finds.  Here I created a vintage map tray from a thrift store tray plus an old book of railroad maps.  The results are an amazing and classic serving tray that can be used year round.  If you have missed any of our 15 minute crafts this week, be sure to catch up with day 1.  You can scroll down and see today’s Craft Lightning posts from our partners at the bottom of this post as well.  Now lets get crafty!


Make this vintage map tray including pouring epoxy to make a glass like surface.
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Easter Jar Centerpiece from Recycled Pickle Jars

 It is recycled crafts week around here with tons of ideas that take 15 minutes or less to make.  I am going to kick things off with this Easter jar centerpiece made from recycled pickle jars and hot glue.  You can also see even more quick recycled crafts at the bottom of this post from our Craft Lightning partners so don’t miss those.  This post is brought to you by Adtech adhesives as part of a year long series I am doing for them.  Be sure to check them out but just to let you know that all projects and opinions are always my own.  

Adorn your Easter table with these jar crafts -- make from recycled pickle jars, hot glue, and tissue paper!  An amazing budget friendly craft!
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