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Easter Day DIY Project: Candy Wrapper Barrettes

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Easter Day DIY Project: Candy Wrapper Barrettes

Did you know that Earth Day and Easter fall on the same weekend this year? That means little Easter baskets of candy will be showing up in homes all over the country.

Instead of tossing those wrappers in the trash, demonstrate your commitment to celebrate Earth Day EVERY day by fashioning your very own upcycled accessories to spruce up your holiday outfit!

The “trashy” folks over at TerraCycle are always looking for ways to keep waste out of the landfill by designing easy DIY projects that make reuse and recycling fun.

In this project they’ll show you how to dress up your Sunday best with this fun candy wrapper project. Start collecting those candy and gum wrappers and you’ll turn your Sour Patch into a sweet treat!

If you find yourself with more candy wrappers than you can upcycle on your own, sign up for TerraCycle’s candy wrapper Brigade. They’ll not only upcycle them into new products, but will also donate money to your favorite charity.

Ready to get crafty?

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Beth Buczynski

Beth is a freelance writer and editor living in the Rocky Mountain West. So far, Beth has lived in or near three major U.S. mountain ranges, and is passionate about protecting the important ecosystems they represent. Follow Beth on Twitter as @ecosphericblog or check out her blog.

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8:26PM PDT on Apr 6, 2013

Fun & Cute! :)

12:47PM PDT on Apr 3, 2013

Easy & cute,I must try this.Thanks for sharing

4:44PM PDT on Apr 2, 2013

noted

6:50AM PDT on Mar 27, 2013

Rather cleaver!!!

8:31AM PST on Jan 31, 2013

this is a fun idea for a girls party any time of year.

2:35AM PST on Jan 31, 2013

good

11:48PM PDT on Apr 8, 2012

Cute...

8:14PM PDT on Apr 8, 2012

Thanks.

11:16AM PDT on Apr 8, 2012

Cute.

1:03PM PST on Feb 11, 2012

Great ideas, I'm going to try this

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