craft with containersMy creative sister from another mister, Susie from Handy with Scissors, is forever inspiring me to “give junk a chance.” She creates amazing projects out of things destined for the recycling bin. This week, Susie challenged us to get creative with containers as @get.creative.with guest judge. Here are 8 amazing ways to craft with containers.

Look at those delectable strawberries made from egg cartons created by @brainy_beginnings_network.

I’d pay good money for those bracelets made out of plastic bottles from @cara.raisingkinley.

@g_up_design bamboozled us all by making a handbag out of milk bottles. How?!

@creatingcreatives had me chanelling my inner-Carmen Miranda with that epic mask.

Susie lead by example, making a fairy garden out of plastic bottles…

craft with containersand detailing how her son loves making imaginary emergency vehicles out of old containers.

craft with containersMy @get.creative.with co-hosts, Little Button Diaries, did a whole load of laundry in the name of craft. They made rocket packs out of old laundry liquid bottles.

craft with containersI had visions of creating a fleet of plastic bottle vehicles for my little guy’s 2nd birthday party. I managed to make 1. That totally describes my craft philosophy- high expectations, low yield.

craft with containersI had collected so many containers that I donated them all to a Make-Your-Own-Vehicle station which served as party entertainment.

I now can not throw things in the recycling bin without first assessing their craft potential. That Susie has a lot to answer for…..