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…)

What can you do from recycled newspapers?

December 9th, 2011 - 


 

Here is a good example of what you can do from recycled newspapers. This is a paper mache brooch, hand-painted with acrylic colors and at the end sealed with a glossy varnish. After gluing the newspaper, the artist painted over with blue colors and then some decorations were applied. These colorful jewelries were protected with multiple layers of vanish, so that the pieces are now water resistant. This Big Fish brooch (more…)

How can I recycle textiles to create accessories?

October 24th, 2011 - 


 
Sarah Berry from Dallas, United States has a favorite combination of warm greys and pink, as you can see in the next images. She is using textile to recycle them in order to create such beautiful bracelets, rings, necklaces, hair pins, headbands. She started to post her designs on Facebook but later on, her friends gave (more…)