Posts Tagged ‘upcycle’

Creative Craft Supplies

Have you ever just felt like making something, but you didn’t have craft supplies? Well, that didn’t stop these clever Craftsters: they made awesome projects with some pretty creative materials they had just lying around at the house. Can you guess what skullseamstress used to make this colorful rainbow chandelier? No? Can you believe it’s […]

@Home This Weekend: Dragonfly

This weekend, create a beautiful dragonfly to hang on your wall. You’ll never guess what Jenxx used to make this fabulous insect, so I’ll just go ahead and tell you: it’s four ceiling fan blades, a chair leg, a glass garden globe, a little paint, and a lot of talent. Click on the photo to […]

@Home This Weekend: Radio Birdfeeder

This weekend, make sure your feathered friends are well fed! Look at this amazing birdfeeder that blupaisan created out of an old 1940’s radio. Birds would be crazy not to stop by for a treat! (And maybe a song or two.) What do you have around your house that could be made into a unique […]

Resolutions: Recycle. Get Organized.

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? I did: recycle what I can, and get my house organized. You know what they say: “everything in its place, and a place for everything”. Here are some great organizers made from recycled materials. Win/win! It’s hard to believe this makeup organizer is made from a […]

@Home This Weekend: Trophy Wine Stoppers

This weekend, gather together some old trophies and make what has to be just about the coolest wine stoppers ever! TheMistressT used the tops of trophies and corks reclaimed from empty whiskey bottles to create these oh-so-unique stoppers. Make some of your own, and get “1st Place” in wine storage and display!

@Home This Weekend: Rustic Wreath

This weekend make something new, like this rustic wreath, out of something old! TheMistressT found a rusty red wheel, tied it up with measuring tape twill, and added some greenery to create the perfect wintery accent for her outdoor woodshed.

@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 […]