Browsing the "upcycling" Tag

ReCraft: How to Upcycle Old Clothes into Beautiful Things

September 18th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Got holey, worn old clothes laying around that you'd like to get rid of... responsibly? Before cutting them into rags or tossing them in the trash, take a look at the projects in this new book: you might just find more useful possibilities


Need Upcycling Ideas on the Go? There's an App for That…

August 7th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Cleaning out a closet, or basement, or other space in your home, and just hate to send all of that potentially useful material to the landfill? Sean McKenna and Jenelle Montilone's Create Change app will show you how to upcycle that "junk" into useful items


7 Best DIY and Upcycling Meetups Around the World

June 27th, 2012 | by Ann Smarty

If getting together with other crafty folks in order to share thoughts, ideas, tools and materials sounds like your cup of tea, here are six of the best DIY and upcycling meetups around the world


5 DIY Projects for Indoor Gardening

May 8th, 2012 | by Tom Chu

When you live in a somewhat unpredictable climate, it can be truly frustrating to try and deal with a gardening routine. Many plants might even die if you accidentally plant too soon. That is why it can really pay off to do an indoor garden or, at least, prepare for it indoors until you are really sure a garden is workable outside


Five Earth Day Ideas for the Entire Family

April 20th, 2012 | by Talancia Pea

The 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, April 22, is Sunday, and everyone ages zero to 100 can show their appreciation to Mother Nature and the planet. Here are five ideas for some Earth Day family fun


5 Upcycled Bird Feeders

April 2nd, 2012 | by Tom Chu

Want to get the kids involved in environmentally-themed projects? These DIY upcycled bird feeder ideas are simple and educational


10 Awesome Recycled Chandeliers

March 5th, 2012 | by Tom Chu

From spoons to wine bottles to bicycle wheels, here are 10 extremely creative chandeliers that have been made with recycled materials to great effect



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