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Challenge: Recycled Art Craft

12 April 2010 17,562 views 7 Comments

by heather

Everyone has really been enjoying our dollar store challenges! You all did a fantastic job on the placemat challenge, and I know you're all stashbusting-it-up this month, but here is another challenge to get your creative minds working:

Recycled Art Craft Challenge

I'm teaming up with Marie from Make and Takes to bring you a fun crafty challenge just in time for Earth Day. With just a few supplies, we want to see what you will come up with! We're looking for crafty works of art, all with just a few simple materials. Starting today, April 12th through April 2oth, get your craft on!

Here's the Challenge:

  • create a work of art with one or more of the following supplies:
  1. paper tube
  2. egg carton
  3. plastic containers
  • you can use any other supplies to help you create: paint, scissors, glue, tape, stickers, paper, etc.
  • 3 photos will be chosen in each of the following 5 categories to be featured on M&T and DSC:
  1. best use of a paper tube
  2. best use of a egg carton
  3. best use of a plastic container
  4. most colorful
  5. most functional
  • Challenge entries must be submitted by April 20th at midnight to be featured on Earth Day, April 22nd.

The best part is, everyone's a winner! We just want to see how creative you all are! So get your scissors holstered and tape ready to tear, it's craft challenge time!!

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  • Anne said:

    My wheels are spinning! I can’t wait to see what everyone makes, but I have one question – can we submit more than one crafty creation?

  • heather (author) said:

    @Anne, submit as many as you want!

  • Kathryn said:

    Can it be a prior craft we have made, or does it have to be something we make after April 12th?

  • MissKoolAid said:

    I was already planning to make something out of a toilet paper tube tonight to post on my blog tomorrow. I uploaded the photo to both Flickr groups just now.

  • Recycled Art Craft Challenge | Make and Takes said:

    […] a final photo of your crafty creation to the Make and Takes Flickr group and the Dollar Store Craft Flickr group and you’re entered. Please use the words: “Recycled Art Challenge” in your photo […]

  • Jane said:

    Cool! Conveniently I have a stash of about a billion toilet paper tubes now! (Teacher horde thing. LOL)

  • Recycling Challenge: 14 Great Projects | Dollar Store Crafts said:

    […] Everyone! Happy Earth Day +1! Thanks to all the fun submissions for our Recycled Art Challenge. Marie from Make and Takes and I had fun checking them all out and seeing what amazing creations […]