How can I use deer antlers to make art?

January 9th, 2012 - 

 

Love these Ornate painted antler in gold, bronze, and white with delicate details. Amber Perrodin from Springdale, Arkansas is the artist that inspire us with these beautifully decorations on deer antlers. Adorned with an intricate hand painted pattern. This is a large antler that measures approximately 19″ from tip to tip. Love (more…)

Candle holder

January 8th, 2012 - 

 

I found on Etsy a beautiful candle holder that was fabricated by Merritt Hyde. You can place these gorgeous candle holders anywhere: even in your garden. Merritt Hyde currently lives in Alabama with his musician (more…)

How can I recycle wood and metal in a creative way?

December 21st, 2011 - 

 

Tutto Carly from Glendale, California, United States came with the idea of using and recycling pieces of wood and metal into pieces of art. Very creative and looking so great, these rustic artworks are sold also in set. They can be used as a decoration on a table, on a fireplace or Wall hanging. I love the combination of textures and the beautiful colorsthey have. The artist confesses: “I start from the conception of the piece, not as an end but as a means. I enjoy the process, I do not imagine a complete piece; here is where chemistry between (more…)

How can I recycle books?

November 29th, 2011 - 

 

A Canadian artist from Toronto, Benjamin Wieler thought of playing with paper in order to make some beautiful wall ornaments. He uses newspapers, vintage books, paper prints to create art. Here is an example of a grouping of 9 sculptural wall applique ornaments. Each individually folded from the pages of (more…)

Make your own recycled furniture

June 23rd, 2011 - 

You don’t have to be very skilled or inventive to make use of what you already have at home and to transform your old things into something beautiful. Be eco just by making your furniture out of items that you would throw away. You will be eco in two ways: one, is that you will prevent trash from entering the environment and secondly, that you will consume less. And less wood consuming means more forests.
See below an example of how you can transform newspapers and magazine into funriture. All you have to do is to roll the newspapers – about 20 or 30 – and arrange them as in the pictures. To make an ottoman piece of furniture like these you have to attach a pillow or a seat cushion on top of it and here you are! Otherwise, here are some advices of
how to recycle your existing furniture: you can donate it or sell it on ebay, ask your family and friends if they are interested in the furniture- and maybe they will improve it or transform it in something different. When choosing a new furniture piece, make sure it is made in good quality wood that will last longer. Try to buy at second hand stores. Or, if you do not want to buy new furniture, it is better to recondition your old one: paint it as you like, cover it in fabric or transform it in other decorative pieces.
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