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50 Recycled and Repurposed Valentines

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It’s time for a Valentine’s showcase, Blue Velvet Chair style! That means recycled, repurposed, upcycled, and ridiculously simple low-to-no-cost DIY. We’ve got 50 inspiring ideas that cover nearly every material you can use. And if you aren’t ready to DIY your own, there are plenty of artisans in the list below who will sell you one of theirs. Let the show begin!

rock hearts from whatever…

recycled book page heart garland by Bookity

etched lover’s heart on reclaimed wood at The Lonely Heart on Etsy

repurposed man’s shirt becomes pillow via Apartment Therapy

carved Valentine message on bark with Fun in the Making

‘love’ in matchsticks by Pei San Ng via Inhabitat

Valentine garland from recycled felted wool (think sweaters) at Big Brown House on Tumblr

rolled magazine pages heart by Lynn’s Mix on Etsy

paper mosaic with quotes with John Bender on Etsy

wall heart art made from recycled soda cans by Transcendent Treasure on Etsy

heart art from reclaimed wood and metal by M West Designs on Etsy

fun and funky mixed media Valentine art by Jim Healy via JunkMarket Style

heart necklace from repurposed hex nuts by Letandas

origami hearts from recycled catalogs at P.S.

recycled window filled with mosaic hearts (done by kids!) at Ta-Dah

recycled maps for heart art via Bombus

flower seed bombs made with recycled newspaper by Para Noire

recycled toilet roll becomes super simple heart stamp at Rust & Sunshine

framed heart art made from fused plastic bags from inbaLimor

recycled fabric and hanger heart at Home Eclectic

heart pendant made from recycled circuit board from CloneHardware

heart art from recycled egg cartons by Martin Adlington

recycled cork art by Lovely Morning via Blue Velvet Chair

recycled wool heart ornaments (think sweaters) by Sewn Natural via Feelgood Style

blue mussel shells at Cozy Home Blog

recycled sweaters become funky hand warmers by Artyzan Crafts

recycled iced coffee bottle valentines at Sweet Anne

recycled magazine pages as mosaic art by Michael at Blue Velvet Chair

heart candy dish repurposed as jewelry holder at Daydream Parlour

recycle sweaters or Tshirts and glass jars for a super cute table or mantle piece
These are made with felt at Life is Good via DaDeeDum

driftwood hearts at Heart Black Market

this is a print, but the original was a bunch of recycled books about love
by Paul Octavious

heart art made from recycled spray cans by Can Love

recycled sheet music becomes heart art at Secret Pie Shoppe

recycled fabrics and special message in a jar at Shiztastic

recycled denim heart by Ella Waite on Etsy

DIY seed heart for happy birds at Stylizimo

repurpose your candy for a unique ring on Valentine’s Day at Blue Moss

recycled map heart art at Artstuff

twigs and glue heart by 79 Ideas

recycled vintage coke cooler becomes heart art by Jim Healy via JunkMarket Style

leaf heart garland at The Letter 4

recycled sailing cloth bags made by Kenyan fishermen by Le Souk

toilet roll heart mobile at Grietjekarwietje

recycled cleaning jug vases at Canadian Living

recycled soda can heart magnet by Rainy Roots Studio at Etsy

heart etched on reclaimed wood by The Lonely Heart on Etsy

this one is free! have someone take a ‘heart’ photo for you.

a Valentine message with things found around the house at Common Ground

Valentine vignette with things around the house with 52 Mantels

I made a couple of Valentine projects myself this year if you missed the posts for my 15-minute recycled T-shirt heart and the forest glam twig Valentine.

And if you’ve got a fabulicious Valentine creation and you want to share it with the world, hop over to this Valentine party with Kate at Cheap Crafty Mama.

Don’t forget to share this collection with your friends!

Until next time…