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Sep

fromgrapevine:

Salvaged decor adds rustic charm to renovated home
With a penchant for DIY projects and an eye for salvaged items, one interior designer is showing homeowners how to take new spaces and fill them with history.

11

Jun

treehugger:

Building an up-cycled, open source cargo bike for a city of hills

26

Feb

Clever faux taxidermy trophy heads are crafted from old bike partsUpcycling indeed. Using salvaged bike parts, a Viennese artist creates a series of cheeky faux hunting trophies meant to be used as racks for clothing, gear and, yes, bikes.

Clever faux taxidermy trophy heads are crafted from old bike parts
Upcycling indeed. Using salvaged bike parts, a Viennese artist creates a series of cheeky faux hunting trophies meant to be used as racks for clothing, gear and, yes, bikes.

10

Jan

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Nov

16

Aug

8 ways to reuse and upcycle milk jugsRecycling is great, but how about reusing your containers for useful stuff in your garden and around the house?

8 ways to reuse and upcycle milk jugs
Recycling is great, but how about reusing your containers for useful stuff in your garden and around the house?

29

Jul

When art is garbageThese examples of creative upcycling include cellos made from oil cans and artwork created with cigarette butts or plastic bottle caps — all the while spotlighting the world’s trash problem.

When art is garbage
These examples of creative upcycling include cellos made from oil cans and artwork created with cigarette butts or plastic bottle caps — all the while spotlighting the world’s trash problem.

25

Jul

10 enviable upcycled pet beds: See the full list and learn how to make your own!

18

Jul

unconsumption:

Second-hand leather jackets upcycled into pillows. 

(via 2NDHAND)

02

Jul

There are two kinds of cats in the world: PC sleepers and Mac sleepers. If your cat is the latter, then these upcycled computer cat beds are just what you need. When the cat decides it’s nap-time, eSleeper’s automated lighting control turns on a relaxing wave of color inside an eMac, while greeting the cat with the iconic Macintosh start-up chime. When the cat walks out, eSleeper turns off the lights and tweets to @eSleeper1, displaying various phrases along with how long the cat has occupied eSleeper.”
See more enviable upcycled pet beds.

There are two kinds of cats in the world: PC sleepers and Mac sleepers. If your cat is the latter, then these upcycled computer cat beds are just what you need. When the cat decides it’s nap-time, eSleeper’s automated lighting control turns on a relaxing wave of color inside an eMac, while greeting the cat with the iconic Macintosh start-up chime. When the cat walks out, eSleeper turns off the lights and tweets to @eSleeper1, displaying various phrases along with how long the cat has occupied eSleeper.”

See more enviable upcycled pet beds.