Upcycled Eight O’Clock Coffee Bag into Planter!

What to do with a empty coffee bag? Make a hanging planter!

Today’s post is from a little project I put together back in 2012. It was very simple to do and fast forward 5 years and it’s still going strong. The plants have changed and the outside is a little faded, but the coffee bag planter is still together. All it takes is a little twine for the hanger, some drainage holes in the bottom and a small hole cut in the side for planting. Get creative and see what you can come up with!

Upcycled – Rice Bag eBook Reader Case

Well I got a little thrifty this weekend. I emptied the rice I’d purchased into glass jars so that it stays fresh and doesn’t attract any pantry moths. Since the rice came in its own burlap bag with a zipper top and handles I couldn’t just throw it away. I decided to repurpose it. Added in a little cotton liner and now you have your very own bag for keeping your Kindle or Nook safe from scratches!

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All in all it took only about an hour to do by hand since I don’t own a sewing machine. Wash by hand and dry the bag before starting to remove any left over rice dust.