Here’s another site that will give you lots of instructions and ideas for recycling simple things.
How about those pull tabs from canned sodas and beers? If you don’t have a supply at home, ask for them from friends or at a local bar. They shouldn’t be hard to come by. Then get busy making something useful and or lovely with these ‘throw aways’.
Lots of good eye candy here:
Even more helpful ‘how-tos’ at
And, just to see more of what you can do with the pull tabs, check out this belt and other designs here: