Posts Tagged ‘upcycle’

@Home This Weekend: Bird Feeder

This weekend, make a bird feeder for your feathered friends! CarlieJoe used an empty wine bottle and some wood scraps to make this simple design. What a great way to upcycle!

@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Paint Cans

This weekend, grab some old paint cans or other containers and make some decorative planters. LizzyEU wrapped hers with paper rope and gave the some shine with clear glue. This almost gives them the appearance of wood. Use your new containers for planters or storage! What a great way to upcycle.

@Home This Weekend: Souvenir Tea Towel Pillow

This weekend, use a tea towel to create a unique one of a kind accent pillow. TheMistressT created this nostalgic pillow with a vintage style tea towel featuring a map of Washington and Oregon. What a wonderful way to showcase your home state or favorite vacation spot!

@Home This Weekend: Decorative Bulletin Board

This weekend, use an old frame to make a decorative bulletin board. Tadhg painted and distressed her frame, then added some lace. She even added a row of bottlecaps so she could use magnets. What a great way to get organized!

@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Mini-Cabinet

This weekend, make a stylish little mini-cabinet to hold some tiny items. jazzminh upcycled old plastic cd cases to make these shelves. She covered them with bright magazine pages, and voila! a great little set of cubbies to store all sorts of goodies.

@Home This Weekend: Custom Lamp

This weekend, make a custom lamp for your home. TheMistressTmade a beautiful floorlamp, repurposing a beautiful wooden tripod. What a great accent for any room!

Tute Tuesday: Upcycled Car Trash Bag with Liner

Are you like me? Your car is an absolute mess? There are bags everywhere, maybe an empty cup or two rolling around the floor…for years my husband swore that I had a small family of opossums living in my car. I reminded him that they counted as passengers and I could drive in the carpool […]

@Home This Weekend: Glam Up Thrift Store Mirrors!

This weekend, upcycle some thrift store mirrors! Craftster member bookstorebabe has transformed many thrifted items, and these mirrors are no exception. The mirror pictured here was given a coat of copper rub ‘n buff, and then embellished with a tiny metal ballerina. There are two more mirrors featured in her post; make sure you check […]

@Home This Weekend: Revamped Clock

This weekend, customize your home. If you’ve got something that doesn’t quite fit in your decor, revamp it! teaandcraft had an old clock that was still functional, but its ugly metal exterior just wasn’t working for her. Using acrylic paints, she transformed it into this Adventure Time themed clock. What time is it? “Time to play […]

@Home This Weekend: Teacup Bird Feeder

This weekend, invite birds into your yard with an adorable birdfeeder made from a teacup and saucer. Mistress Jennie picked up a cup and saucer set at a thrift store for $1, and put together this fanciest of feeders. What a whimsical way to feed your feathered friends!

@Home This Weekend: Quick Outdoor Shelf

This weekend, take some trays and leather shoelaces, and make some great outdoor shelves. It’s quick and easy, if you follow DinkyTiny‘s tutorial. What a great place to display lightweight plants and candles!   

@Home This Weekend: Creative Planter

This weekend, give your yard a creative edge by repurposing items to make yard art and decor. violentjayne made a lovely planter from an old wrought iron fish tank stand. This one of a piece looks great in the yard, especially when filled with colorful flowers.

@Home This Weekend: Upcycle!

This weekend, scout around for items you can upcycle! singersullivan made this great table out of the legs from a broken chair, and then planted a lovely fern in an unused drawer to make a wonderful indoor garden corner. It’s like a breath of spring for your home. Happy weekend!

Flash-Back Friday: License Plate Purse

Growing up, I would spend many a family road trip with my eyes glued to the window, trying to spot personalized license plates for my grandfather who was a license plate collector. I am not sure how he would feel about  altering a license plates to make a purse, but I absolutely fell in love […]

July 3, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Kitschy Mexican Saints Quilt by humboldtcherry My second […]