Each one of us knows that empty juice or milk wraps belong in the yellow recycling bin and that is also right. But today we ask ourselves what else we can use the Tetrapack. Here we offer you 22 upcycling ideas and ecological inspiration for the home and also for the garden. Children’s toys, decoration and accessories would also be possible from the durable material mix. Have fun exploring our ideas and images!
Warm, moist and light-proof are the best conditions that accelerate the germination process.
Educate children about natural processes
2. Flower vase
From Tetrapack one can create the perfect flower vase itself and cost-effectively. On the contrary to other vases, you can bend them as you wish and maybe even hang them up or hang out somewhere else.
3. Braid the bicycle basket
If you can not really trust a new basket for your bicycle, you can stick the old stripes of Tetrapack that you have cut in advance so that you can get up in the summer.
4. DIY lamp
In a previous article, we have reported extensively on sustainable cardboard lamps. Now we are taking another step towards DIY ideas and offer direct instructions on how to make a working lamp from Tetrapack.
DIY lamp step by step
5. Make your own wallet
Even if you can now buy the most impossible things, always the self-made is considered the best. Customize your wallet according to your personal needs.
Simple instructions on how to make a wallet yourself
Make a wallet by yourself
Order in the workplace is important, but also very individual. With the empty Tetrapack cartons, you can make your own order more interesting in order to inspire yourself for the work even more.
7th order in the barn
We solve this difficult task with simple techniques and create the dreamed order in the workshop or in the studio. Simply cut the milk-bags through the middle and distribute the materials.
8. Tragetasche / Handtasche / Clutch
The design possibilities for the bags seem to be unlimited, just like the need for bags. Creative and inspiring ideas, such as a chic Upcycling bag And a shop recommendation, where real designers were at work.
9. Pen cup
Over time, there are enough pens that can be perfectly organized with the help of the well-known Tetrapacks.
For the embellishments, you can use a variety of design techniques, which can also be found on our website.
10. Make your own garden decor
The practical shape of the milk packs makes it a popular craft material, especially when it comes to creative garden design.
11. Make toys with the children
If you like to tinker with your children, you will welcome this idea very warmly.
12. Special clothing
Even though the production of Tetrapack clothing is still in the children’s shoes, it is always good to know that the world is thinking about alternatives for a better future.
13. Charging station
How many times have you already had the experience that the socket is placed too high on the wall and if you have no storage, the phone will hang in the air.
14. Garden lighting Lantern
Strangely, gardening can not be exaggerated. Try it out in the garden when you are unsure and unpack the dusty lights out of the cellar.
15. Wind Lights
Simply paint the cardboard or make it pretty, leave an opening free and help with tealights
16. Easter decoration
The milk packs are also containers that are helpful in many situations
17. Make the bird feeding house
Funny and strange monsters from milk cartons, which refresh and enrich your garden design
18. Make your own jewelry
Cut, cut and decorate the milkie
19. Pen / Brush / Tool Case
Simply unpack the packaging, cut with carpet knife slots, where the pins go and fasten with a lacing
20. Create mini-cities
If one starts to up-cycle tetrapacks, the employment may even find no end
Idea and pictures by Toya
21. Camera tinkering
It is said that the photography is one of the most expensive hobbies in the world… but not if your Camera is built from Tetrapack.
In the following tutorial, you can participate in the development process in detail
Enjoy magical moments with home made windmills