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9 Upcycled Gift Ideas

Celebrate the holidays, upcoming birthdays or any occasion with these gifts made from upcycled materials.

By Virginia Pinkston, Photos by Rhoda Peacher

For those of you who have the gift of "good craft," or who just want to eliminate landfill waste by reusing or upcycling your old stuff, read on! This slideshow proves you can make good use out of an old tennis ball, a worn-out book and some old clothes. Do Earth and your wallet a favor and give some of these upcycled gifts to your friends and family for Christmas.

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Some good ideas, especially for kids.
Morag, International
Posted: 7/16/2015 8:37:25 AM
have not tried these but done some out of scrap wood
Bobby, Springfield, SC
Posted: 2/13/2015 8:44:18 PM
I can't see it :(.
Amanda, Portland, OR
Posted: 12/15/2014 8:29:57 AM
For some reason I can never bring up the slide show format on your page.
kathryn, Woodinville, WA
Posted: 12/14/2014 7:57:02 AM
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