Egg Carton Crafts Make Repurposing Fun And Easy

Being creative means being able to see past the obvious, finding new meanings and new uses for everyday items like, let’s say, the simple and basic egg carton. Did you know you can do a lot of fun and interesting things using this thing? So don’t throw yours away. Try one of these DIY projects instead.

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With minimal supplies, you can make an eco-friendly bird feeder to hang in your yard or garden. You’ll need an egg carton, string, glue and bird seed. Cut off the top of the carton, punch a hole in each corner and thread two pieces of string through. Use a little bit of glue to make sure it doesn’t break.{found on thecreativecubby}.

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Want to bring something sweet when you’re visiting friends or relatives? Pack mini muffins and other treats in egg cartons. Put tissue inside to make it look pretty and clean and, if you want, personalize the package with your own labels and tags.{found on lartdelacuriosite}.

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Make your own little organizers using recycled egg cartons. Cut off the top and the side flat and spray paint them. You can skip the last step if you don’t mind the color the carton come in. then fill the little spaces with your things. Great for keeping things like jewelry, buttons and other objects organized on the dresser, nightstand or desk.{found on shopwalkinlove}.

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What do these pretty little flowers have to do with egg cartons you might ask. Well, they’re actually made of cardboard cartons. You also need glue, yellow pipe cleaners, yellow paint and green floral tape to make them look as lovely as this.{found on teaspoonsf}.

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We’re going to show you how you can grow your own little herb garden using eggshells and egg cartons. Cut off the excess cardboard and then gather your egg shells. You might have to make an omelet first. Fill the shells with soil and place them in the tiny compartments. Plant the seeds and add water.{found on inhabitots}.

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Egg cartons are excellent for organizing and storing little items nice pins, needles and other items in your sewing kit. You can even use a scrap piece of fabric to make a pocket for your scissors. Glue it to the inside of the top. It should take you a few minutes to complete the project.

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Don’t cut off the top of the carton for this project. You can put it to good use. Make a pin cushion about the size of this compartment. It will still fit inside even when you close the box.

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Decorate and personalize your egg carton sewing kit. Glue some little stickers on the inside of the top and decorate it with beautiful messages or anything else you want. It will get you inspired and you’ll actually look forward to using the kit.

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Use an extra large egg carton to organize all the little crayons your kids draw with in little piles according to color. It’s a lot cleaner and easier than keeping them all in a bag or a box. Teach the kids how to keep the carton neat and organized.