Have you tried upholstery before? It’s actually a lot easier than you might think. This sweater stool is a perfect project to start with. Upcycle an unwanted sweater into a cozy new bench or stool!
Ben Von Wong is a photographer looking to create meaningful work. His latest campaign is called Mermaids Hate Plastic. Did you know that plastic takes 450 years to decompose?! That means that virtually every piece of plastic created still exists somewhere. Frightening. By 2050 there will more plastic than fish in the sea! It doesn’t have to be that way though. By making a conscious effort to use less plastic, we can change the amount of plastic that ends up in the ocean.
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! This time of year we love making holiday crafts. Are you looking for some awesome holiday crafts? We’ve got you covered. Cork ornaments are perfect for the holidays. Wine corks are such a fabulous upcycled material for crafting. They are so readily available and easy to work with! Here’s are some awesome cork ornament ideas.
We love a good countdown to Christmas and we love a great advent calendar even more! There are so many awesome advent calendar ideas. This is a great project to make with upcycled materials. It’s so easy to make a gorgeous advent calendar. Let’s take a look at our top 5 advent calendar ideas.
This motorcycle lamp is super awesome. It features spare parts salvaged from Japanese motorcycles from the 70’s and 80’s. The parts are welded together in a really simple and elegant way. Pretty rad, especially for a motorcycle lamp that was designed on a whim!
This shipping container house takes upcycling to the next level! Located at the Bedford Marina in England, this is a shipping container house with a view! It was built in just 3 and a half months by upcycle product designer and TV presenter Max McMurdo. Let’s take a peek inside Max’s sweet upcycled home.
This DIY kitchen island is absolutely brilliant! It was made from a $5 garage sale cabinet! With a bit of ingenuity, an unwanted cabinet was transformed into an awesome, upcycled kitchen island. The best part? It also stores garbage and recycling bins!
Here’s a clever idea, home decor items made from upcycled chopsticks! We love sushi, but what happens to those disposable bamboo chopsticks that many restaurants use? Apparently around 100,000 are thrown out every day in Vancouver, B.C. alone. That’s where the idea for ChopValue was born.
This upcycled coffee table is awesome. We made it from an old drawer! It’s the perfect coffee table for showcasing a collection. We love that it can display treasured items in a way that’s both functional and beautiful. This upcycled coffee table is a really great project for beginners. If you’re looking for an awesome and easy furniture project, this coffee table is it!
Will the wonders of pallets never cease?! These pallet swings are incredible! Summer may be winding down, but we’re always thinking of new ideas for our patio. There’s also options for indoor pallet swings. We love all the different pallet furniture variations!