How can I recycle a vintage Tupperware Jell-O mold into a pendant light?

January 9th, 2012 - 

 

I wrote before about Jeff and Mark and their extraordinary idea: how to recycle jars. (see previous post) Here is another interesting way of recycling. Just taking a deeper look at their shop BootsNGus, I found this smart idea. What about recycling a vintage Tupperware Jell-O mold and transform it into an upcycled pendant light? (more…)

How can I make a bird feeder?

January 7th, 2012 - 


 
If you live in a house that have a garden you can make a bird feeder. Here is what you need to do: 1) Find a place, 2) Cut the side of the upper part of a plastic bottle turned into U-shaped. 3) Bend and reinforce (if you must) the cut. It’s better to use bottles made of harder material. Reinforcement can be done with a stick, that (more…)

Creative ideas on how to make toys from reclaimed wool

January 6th, 2012 - 

 

These are the toys that I would want to have. I think any kid would love these toys. Handmade in Canada using reclaimed wool, these items are colorful and one of a kind: moose purses, bunny scarfs, colored pencil bag in shape of a dog, they are so lovely that a parent could have difficulties in choosing one!:) CateAndLevi, are (more…)

How can I recycle old packaging into notebooks?

January 6th, 2012 - 

 

Somewhere in Pennsylvania, in the proximity of Philadelphia, there is one artist named Ivy Lane that loves to recycle and reuse things. What I will present today is these colorful notebooks of her handmade from discarded boxes of Snickers, Cheerios, and other corn flakes brands. For sure, she is helping the environment with these eco-actions. Also, because these are not the only things she createsin order to sale┬áthem on Etsy, (more…)

Map Drawer Pulls or Handles made from recycled maps

January 5th, 2012 - 

 

Using old maps is not new at all.But the idea of recycling old maps intoknobs is nice. I would like to have some cute decorated knobs at home. Bob and Sherry are masters in handcrafted map jewelry. Here are some examples of what they can do using old maps. The couple came with an idea of incorporating maps in (more…)