Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Dust pan from milk jug

Would you have thought of such a great upcycling?

Found here
Milk jugs are a great items that you can upcycle into great useful things.

Have look at what you can do with them for Halloween!!! Click here.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Upcycling Crayons

We had to find a gift for our son's teachers at day care, and decided to go for a frame with their initials made with crayons. We used super glue and a razor blade to cut the pieces, an easy project and teacher were happy to get something else than flowers and chocolates :-) you can also buy the letter from Etsy.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Upcycling light bulbs into planters

These bulbs will be more and more difficult to find, but they make wonderful miniature green house!

Found here

Friday, September 7, 2012

upcycling and art

Once in a while I like to post some artist who are doing amazing job upcycling their own way items that would go to the recycling bin.
Here is Eric Barclay, an illustrator, who's inspired by the graphic design from the 50s and 60s, you can see illustrations on his blog.
And this is what he does with containers:

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

upcycling a boat...

....into a suspended bed.
You'll just need enough space, a high ceiling and .... a nice looking boat.