Posts Tagged ‘upcycled’

@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Bird Feeder

This weekend, feed the birds with a creative upcycled bird feeder. Using a glass lampshade, and garage sale finial, old plumbing pipes and a piece of wood from a fallen tree, cackle and her husband crafted this beautiful one of a kind seed station. Looks great and the birds are happy!

@Home This Weekend: Cozy Sweater Quilt

This weekend, upcycle some sweaters to make a cozy quilted blanket. In her post, edelC tells all about her process, including keeping interesting features of the sweaters such as pockets and cables. Snuggle up!

@Home This Weekend: Belted Chair Seat

This weekend, fix up an old chair. Here’s a great idea from lunke13: use thrifted belts to weave a new seat! He just pulled each belt tight and buckled them up. Check out his post to see how the buckles were all featured on the back of the chair.  

@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Chair

This weekend, take a tip from FoxyBlue and make a plain old chair fabulous. FoxyBlue not only painted the wood a beautiful turquoise, she painted the seat with an adorable sleepy fox. What a great accent to any room!

@Home This Weekend: Blinged Out Mirrors

@Home this weekend, make a gorgeous blinged out mirror using recycled materials. bookstorebabe makes the greatest upcycled mirrors! For this one, she used a piece of cherry cabinet, bits and pieces of old jewelry, a few charms and odd earrings, and iridescent glass tiles from the craft store. A mirror like this would be a […]

August 22, 2012 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 jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! Vasily Kandinsky’s "Joyous Ascent" 1923 (PIC HEAVY!) by […]

Upcycled Sweaters

What can you do with an old sweater? Just about anything! If you have some old sweaters that you no longer wear, here are some great suggestions for upcycling them into something great. If you don’t have any sweaters you feel comfortable sacrificing, you can always find them at your local thrift store.  PerfectlyBohemian did […]

Plaid Shirt Repurposed into a Bikini

Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger superstitch… This is one of those projects that is totally inspiring to me. Who looks at a mens’ plaid shirt and thinks, I bet that would make a hot bikini? Craftster member AppleShannon does! This bikini is one part hipster fashion, one part country cool with a dash of […]