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Easy Furniture Hack: How to Make a LEGO Inspired Wardrobe A DIY step by step furniture hack that turns pine furniture into a rustic LEGO inspired wardrobe for kids! *This post has been sponsored by Curver. My seven year old son is obsessed with LEGO. Like, really obsessed. To the point where. Is this picture I am painting ringing any bells at all?

16 best vintage home decor shops on Etsy Looking for vintage home decor inspiration? See our list of recommended Etsy shops selling vintage home accessories and furniture in the UK and Europe.

License Plate Wind Spinners Garden wind spinners made from upcycled license plates! Sometimes the simplest ideas are best. Starting with old license plates, I carefully bent each side into a curve. Then I hung them from free-spinning hangers The S-shape catches any breeze.

Upcycling project - bedding After seeing some truly amazing creations on pinterest - aprons, bunting, bags, even dresses for little ones! - I decided to hold off on using the less worn parts and instead make cat blankets with the more worn parts! Whether Musky will use these is, who knows?

ScrapHappy: Fusion Redux #2 My current scrappy project, a second fusion quilt, will keep me in ScrapHappy posts for months to come! When I left you last time, we had just turned the squares right side out and were a little horrified at the way they looked. The next step in the project is to pin the opening and sew it closed.

Upcycling fabrics gives a chance for B40 women to stand on their feet Kain Movement helping them upcycle 2,000 tonnes of fabric waste that lands up in landfills daily.

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 492 - Funky Junk Interiors Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 492. Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific. Hello and a happy party weekend to you! Call me late in the game, however even with the cooler weather ahead, I got a brainstorm that I just HAD to implement!

Painted Mirror into Creepy Fun Halloween DIY Decor Painted Mirror into Creepy Halloween DIY Decor. Happy Friday the 13th! Do you decorate for Halloween? I don't do any decorating for Halloween, but it's my daughter's favorite holiday. This post will be pretty short, but I just wanted to share with you a fun project that I finished earlier this week for my daughter.

Steampunk Lamp "Benjamin" "Benjamin" is a lamp in the steampunk style. Details from copper and brass, vintage radio tubes lit by LEDs - look like a fairytale city under glass. The lamp is used exclusively decorative lighting 12 volts. We have provided access to all light sources in case of replacement.

Upcycled Art Shines in Show at Pear River Mart Gallery There was a special performance last night at the gallery of the family-owned Asian emporium Pearl River Mart.

IKEA Slow TV is here to help you fall asleep faster Now, IKEA Slow TV intends to help us fall asleep faster and deeper. IKEA's Sleep Ship is a freight ship on a 14-day, or 336-hour journey from Asia to Australia, from sea to shore, then truck to shop floor. It is streamed live, in real time.

Be inspired by DIY fan's impressive upcycled baby changing table See how one Instagram interiors influencer's upcycled baby changing table is transformed into a show-stopping tribal-style piece of furniture in no time. Painting furniture can be a great way to giving it a new lease of life to pre-loved furniture and kick start the decoration of a room, making an old piece look good as new to match the new theme.

Pod Container Pumpkin Centerpiece - Upcycle This little pod detergent container was just asking to be a pumpkin!

A Nation of Sustainable Fashion Followers; 9 in 10 Brits Seek Upcycled Garments With Fashion Week looming this Friday, Oxfam is encouraging fans of fast fashion to forgo their frivolous shopping sprees and instead get their fix by buying second hand this September.

A pallet wood sofa that's also a lounger! - Funky Junk Interiors Now I'm glad I didn't attach the back to the base, because this offers so much more flexibility. After I made the decision to leave it as-is, I got busy and prettied things up. Somehow I missed summer! Oh well.

DIY Sunflower Bird Feeder A DIY Sunflower Bird Feeder is sure to welcome seed-loving birds! Make this feeder to hold seeds and look like a bright sunflower too!

Nicole McLaughlin to Sell One-Off Upcyled Reebok Pieces in NYC A post shared by nm on May 23, 2019 at 8:38am PDT.

Merci's "Upcycling" Collection Spotlights Sustainable Luxury Merci, an eclectic concept store in the Marais, contributes to the lengthy itinerary of Paris Design Week this year with an exhibition of their own.

THIS is how many of us have upcycled an item from our homes New One4all research shows that Irish adults are finding creative ways to make homes their own, with 48 percent of Irish people having upcycled an item from their house. 65 percent of homeowners nationwide have renovated their home, with the kitchen being the most popular part of the property to remodel.

Stored Away For Years, RePurposing Pays Off In the last 11 years, I've moved six times. From South Carolina to Northern California and then back across the country to Tampa. One more was just five feet, from a cottage to a bigger house, but everything still needed to be packed and moved, and then unpacked and put away.

Layering Bathroom Mirrors for the Win Here is her bathroom mirror below. The smaller skinny mirror really breaks up the space and divides the counter top area so it seems like two totally separate sink areas now. This traditional bathroom below is pretty, but not so much my style. Still it's a good idea of what layering two chunky mirrors over a vanity would look like.

From cluttered to classy, organized art canvas storage So I found the IKEA HEJNE shelf and got to planning! During the planning stage, I realized now would be a good time to bring in some permanent art supply storage but I didn't like the look of the white and grey SKÅDIS pegboard accessories. So I decided to unite the HEJNE and SKÅDIS parts into one matching key corner of my mini artist studio.

Flea Market Flip, Upcycled Silo Doors Today I bring you project number 3 from my flea market finds back in August. First up, there was the whale weathervane from an old car jack. Next, we had the stars made from tobacco sticks. And today I'm transforming this pair of old silo doors. It was love at first sight the minute I spied them from across the field.

"Sunrise" Garden Sculpture Garden sculpture in its own right, Sunrise may be used as a summer potted plant stand or winter bird feeder. A sculpture 8 months in the making, Sunrise sat for weeks even months before I'd look and even work at it again and again. I need to do something radical, something fresh and out of my comfort zone.

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