15 Upcycled Gifts Every Mom Will Love

15 Upcycled Gifts Every Mom Will Love

My mom is the original “upcycler”. She can turn mushy leftovers into culinary delights, old t-shirts into kid’s clothes, broken toys into newfound playthings.

In honor of my momma, I’ve rounded up 15 Upcycled Gifts Every Mom Will Love!

Why upcycled? Because upcycling is the process of turning old things into raw materials for something new and even cooler. It’s way more eco-friendly and sustainable than simply buying something new, plus there’s just that “cool factor” that comes with the creativity involved!

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How to Upcycle Your Christmas Tree into an Adorable Table Runner

How to Upcycle Your Christmas Tree into an Adorable Table Runner

Wondering what to do with your old Christmas tree? You can always compost or donate it, but let’s take a creative approach to waste… Why not upcycle it?!

Today I’m going to show you how to upcycle your Christmas Tree into a gorgeous spring table runner.

Save some money, learn how to think outside the box about waste, and break that West Elm addiction!

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5 Easy, Realistic Ways to Upcycle Your Christmas Tree Needles

5 Easy, Realistic Ways to Upcycle Your Christmas Tree Needles

As I mentioned before, the real versus artificial Christmas tree environmental impact debate 100% hinges on the assumption that you are treating your Christmas tree as a single use disposable item.

Here are 5 ways to easily upcycle the needles from your Christmas tree that will allow you to get just a little more out of your ole holiday decoration.

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4 Realistic Ways to Upcycle Your Zero Waste Dried Orange Garland (That Aren’t Food)

4 Realistic Ways to Upcycle Your Zero Waste Dried Orange Garland (That Aren’t Food)

Orange garlands are one of my favorite zero waste Christmas decorations. They’re beautiful, they smell amazing, and they’re compostable, assuming you use plant-based twine and thread. But isn’t it a shame to only use them as a decoration and then throw them out? Guess what, there are actually a number of ways to upcycle your dried orange garland! Waste not, want not, y’all!

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DIY Christmas Block Puzzle Made From Upcycled Vintage Postcards

DIY Christmas Block Puzzle Made From Upcycled Vintage Postcards

When I found some beautiful vintage postcards stashed away in a drawer, I knew I wanted to upcycle them into something that was both beautiful and interactive.

Then it hit me: WHY NOT UPCYCLE THESE VINTAGE POSTCARDS INTO A BLOCK PUZZLE?!

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DIY Tabletop Christmas Tree Skirt from an Upcycled Burlap Coffee Sack

DIY Tabletop Christmas Tree Skirt from an Upcycled Burlap Coffee Sack

If you ever find yourself struggling to fall asleep at night wondering, “how do I upcycle this burlap coffee sack into a tabletop Christmas tree skirt?” you have found the right blog. Welcome. Let’s embrace insomnia and eco-friendly crafting together. I’ll open the wine.

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