Telephone Bookends

In the world of bookends, these mismatched telephone bookends are game changers. Why do we assume that bookends must match exactly? How limiting to imagine that only a matching pair of heavy objects will do. With their mismatched make and funky retro feel, these telephone bookends break the mold. Turns out they are also relatively simple to make.

telephone bookends

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Vintage Suitcase Shelves

These gorgeous vintage suitcase shelves come via Ki Nassauer. Ki is the queen of vintage and has made a career out of junk. As the editor-in-chief of Flea Market Style magazine, Ki created these shelves using discarded suitcases. We absolutely love this look and think these suitcase shelves make for an awesome project! Keep reading for the instructions on how to make your own.

vintage suitcase shelves

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Mini Cooper Chair

We’ve seen some amazing upcycled furniture, but this Mini Cooper chair takes it to the next level. Created from the front end of a classic black Mini Cooper, this chair is the ultimate pieces of gaming gear. It’s no ordinary gaming chair though, this is a Mini Cooper multimedia station.

mini cooper chair

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Make a Snow Globe

It was only recently that we even fathomed that you could make a snow globe. Who could even dream that something so festive and sparkly could be made from upcycled glass jars and trinkets? Martha Stewart, that’s who. But we made these bad boys ourselves and we’ll show you how to make your own magical snow globes.

make your own snow globes

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Top 5 Upcycled Gift Wrap Ideas

It seems this year everyone is getting into upcycled Christmas presents. From candy wrapper handbags to record bowls, there is an awesome upcycled gift for everyone on your list. Therefore the logical next step is upcycled gift wrap. Here are our top 5 upcycled gift wrap ideas that are beautiful and creative and yet won’t break the bank.

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Upcycled Gift Tags

This year we’re all about having an upcycled Christmas. Upcycled presents make the best gifts and there’s no better way to give your presents than with handmade upcycled gift tags. The best part? These gift tags are made from used cereal boxes!

 

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Record Bowls

From the moment we first laid eyes on record bowls we were intrigued. These babies have it all: reusability, retro feel and straight up style. We had to find out how to make them. It turns out record bowls are super easy to make. If you have a music aficionado on your Christmas list, or anyone who loves funky cool decor, take note.

record bowls

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