recycledawblog.blogspot.com

Rather than taking up bulky space in the recycling or garbage bin, milk cartons can be upcycled for practical or craft uses. Take a look at these clever ideas to save yourself money by reusing milk cartons.

Children's lunch box
elmundodelreciclaje.blogspot.com

Originally from here, the creator has all sorts of recycling idea. The only catch is, it's in Spanish.

Planter box
thegcanyon.com

Take a look at more pictures of creations from Anna Garfort.

Igloo
squidoo.com

Allow children to read in a warm igloo. This website shows how to make it here.

Bird Feeder
nwf.org

Learn how to make this bird house here.

Dustpan
sustain-your-life.blogspot.com

Taken from here this can be created by cutting as shown in picture.

Halloween decorations
daniellesplace.com

Make this for halloween candy. Read the tutorial here.

Colored pencil holders
www.recyclart.org

Thanks Recycleart for your colorful idea.

Gift basket
craftycorner.co.za

Nothing like a recycled gift to say "Happy Birthday!"

See the tutorial here.

Hanging storage containers
sewmanyways.blogspot.com

A detailed how-to description can be seen here.

Outlet hold basket
craft-werk.blogspot.com

Whether it's used for a plug-in device holder, or a handheld plastic basket, this easy to make project is taught here.

Mask
goblinart.com

Halloween masks no longer need to be bought.

All directions are found here.

Rackets
laughingkidslearn.blogspot.com

See the tutorial from this mommy-blog here.

Watering can
itsoverflowing.com

The good old watering jug. It can also be painted if you want something a little flashier

See the original here.

Belt
hnewlifenewpurpose.wordpress.com/

This belt was made from the plastic rings around the mile carton lid. See the full instructions here.

Mini hot houses
www.wikihow.com

A cheap way to help out gardening. Find out how here.

Flash diffuser

If you are trying to do photography on a low budget, this can help save. See more about it here.

Piggy bank

Why spend more money on making something to hold money? This is the perfect fix for that. Instructions are here.

Totem Pole
daniellesplace.com

For all your totem pole needs, go here to learn how.

Chandelier
www.digu.com

Substitute the circles with milk carton circles to minimize the costs. See the original here.

Star Wars helmet

Jaw drops. Who knew such a transformation could happen with a milk carton. Apparently, these people did.