Jun 12, 2012

50 Creative Ways to Repurpose, Reuse and Upcycle Old Things

50 Creative Ways to Repurpose, Reuse and Upcycle Old Things

If you’re like me, you probably have a lot of old stuff just lying around your house. It’s not doing anything but taking up space, but you’re either too busy (or lazy), sentimental or just have more important things to deal with. Well if you’re looking for a little inspiration or a new DIY…

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Jun 4, 2015

Artist Turns Discarded Electronics Into Amazing Winged Insects

Artist Turns Discarded Electronics Into Amazing Winged Insects

To highlight the issue of e-waste, artist Julie Alice Chappell upcycles found and discarded electronics, turning them into organic forms like insects.

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Sep 18, 2013

15 Sculptures Made from Old Watch Parts

15 Sculptures Made from Old Watch Parts

Susan Beatrice is an artist and sculptor based out of Glassboro, New Jersey, USA. She started All Natural Arts as a celebration of nature in the form of jewelry and other whimsical items. The designs are created with the environment in mind. Recycled, upcycled and repurposed objects are combined with natural elements into unique,…

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Jul 31, 2012

Mom Gives Son Lamp Filled With Items She Found Doing His Laundry Growing Up

Mom Gives Son Lamp Filled With Items She Found Doing His Laundry Growing Up

Currently the top post on the front page of Reddit is this heart-warming lamp Redditor, justgrant2009, received from his mom on his wedding day. The lamp was filled with things his mom had found in his pockets whilst doing his laundry growing up. What a simple, sentimental and creative gift! I’m sure many may…

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Jul 17, 2012

Fallen Trees Turned Into Public Bookcases in Berlin

Fallen Trees Turned Into Public Bookcases in Berlin

Back in 2008, BAUFACHFRAU (a co-op of apprentices of forestry, carpentry, cabinetmaking, media design, printing and bookselling) sought to create the first public bookcase in Berlin, Germany. Using fallen trees, they created a series of bookshelves using the trunk as a stand and housing for books. Dubbed the ‘Book Forest’, the public bookcase…

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Jul 4, 2012

12 Space Saving Furniture Ideas for Kids Rooms

12 Space Saving Furniture Ideas for Kids Rooms

Italian furniture designer Tumidei Spa has some great space saving ideas for kids rooms. By elevating beds and/or desks, Tumidei creates new storage spaces. A room with decent ceiling height is important for many of these designs or it may feel cramped, but the gallery below may even inspire your own designs, where use…

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Jun 23, 2012

Giant Fish Sculptures Made from Discarded Plastic Bottles

Giant Fish Sculptures Made from Discarded Plastic Bottles

Photograph by Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters (via hungeree.com) An art installation on Botafogo Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil shows three gigantic fishes made from discarded plastic bottles. The slogan on a sign beside the installation loosely translates to, “recycle your attitude”. The sculptures were created to raise awareness for the recently completed…

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