In the US, we use way too many plastic bags. But, we can reduce that by re-purposing plastic bags to make these adorable reusable grocery totes…learn to make your own here!
Tag Archives | repurpose
11 Fun Ways to Use Cardboard
Instead of just recycling old cardboard boxes, put them to use again! It’s amazing the number of ways you can reuse a simple box. Check out just 11 of them.
Wrap with Repurposed Materials
Not all presents need to be wrapped with wrapping paper. Make gift giving more interesting this year! Stretch your creativity and use repurposed materials to wrap your gifts.
Upcycled Hardware Ornament
Have a whole bunch of nails and other extra hardware? Want a more rugged or industrial look for your tree this year? Then make hardware ornaments!
Hang on to all your old buttons! You can use them to create a cute, easy, and unique decoration for your tree this year. You’ll find the instructions to make this adorable button snowflake ornament here.
DIY: Knife Block to School Supply Caddy
I confess: I never would have thought of today’s DIY… It’s a creative way to upcycle a knife block, but what do you think? Click on the image to check out how she did it:
DIY: 40 Repurposed Wood Projects
I love working with wood, especially re-purposing it. Less than one year ago, I did some contract manufacturing for a local startup here in Houston. They were handmilling California Redwood fence pickets into their product. Only problem was, that wood is not designed to be used than for anything other than fencing. We used to […]
Upcycle DIY: Lamps to Solar Lamp Posts
We’re HUGE fans of upcycling materials. For those of y’all who aren’t familiar with the term upcycle, it refers to re-purposing or re-assigning use of a material instead of throwing it away as trash. Before it was “a thing”, I remember upcycling tons of things from the local CHOC thrift store (Children’s Hospital or Orange […]
DIY Raised Garden Bed from Wood
The appeal of raised-bed gardens has grown over the last couple of years, thanks to people’s interest in becoming more Resourceful & Self-Providing. Some have pursued this out of necessity & others out of exploration. Whatever your motivation for building a raised-bed garden, we applaud you & join you in this celebration of Independent Food […]
DIY Washing Machine Patio Heater
Today’s DIY is geared to keep you warm in a stylish & re-purposing kinda way! This is a project I would love to get my hands on to try. Now, if I can only find a used washing machine tumbler sitting around somewhere… Click on the image below or Click HERE to visit today’s DIY.