Earth Day 2013 is April 22 and our April topics continue to celebrate it!

Earth Day is just a few days away, but there is still time to create something crafty using upcycled and eco-friendly ideas from around the web. So, grab your digital notepad, create a gathering list, and let’s get clicking.

Kid-friendly – get them involved!

  1. Crissy Crafts helps identify your garden plantings with this upcycled plastic bottle marker idea.
  2. Remember that shoe organizer that seemed like a great idea but hangs empty in your closet? Upcycle it into a hanging garden with’s tutorial.
  3. This coffee-can-turned-flowerpot craft idea shared by Make Myself at Home may conjure up memories from simpler days gone by.
  4. Grab your smock and eco-friendly paint to recreate Getting Messy with Ms. Jesse’s paper towel stamp art.
  5. Cute spring inspired kid-art using cereal boxes, bottle caps and glue. Thanks Laugh Paint Create!

Better for Adults – bigger kids and/or only with adult supervision, please…

  1. Gingerbread Snowflakes shares how to make a lovely outdoor mobile from aluminum soda cans
  2. Feeling super-charged? Try this t-shirt weaving tutorial from Alphamom – you’ll need old tees and a mini loom.
  3. Make and Take shows you how to make adorable little drums from old soup cans. Love this one.
  4. Looking for something a tad more refined? This acorn wreath from Dana Made It screams sophisticated boutique style but is made from just three ingredients: acorns, store-bought wreath and hot glue. Finish with an upcycled braided tee ribbon for hanging – gorgeous!
  5. Before you toss every magazine in the recycle bin, grab a few of the more colorful ones and let Saved By Love Creations show you how to make these funky drink coasters.

If you find one you love –do it! Then share your experience here, post pictures of them on our Facebook wall and let the original blogger know (via comments or email) you found them thanks to!