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New Bloomingdale's pop-up in Manhattan makes upcycling chic Everything is made of organic and recycled materials, and the concept takes the idea of upcycling to a whole new level. In the past, consumers had to choose between doing something good for the planet, while in many cases, giving up aesthetics.

Easter Jars - Easter Gifts and Decor - Upcycle That It's easy to find jars to upcycle and these Easter crafts look great. Here's a round-up of our favorite Easter jar ideas. To make Easter mason jars add grass to the bottom of your jar Press the grass into a nest shape and then nestle your bunny in. Add candy eggs to complete the vignette in your Easter candy jar.

Hanging wall lamp from whimsy paper pendant light This hack is for the folks who don't like reading the IKEA instructions and don't need to read instructions. We made a pair of bedside hanging wall lamp from the KRUSNING paper pendant light. They took a while to do, but worth it. You'll need some tools to do this!

19 Unique Bird Feeders And if you are like us, you like to not only give those birds a place to land but also a unique piece for your garden. To do just that we have found 19 unique bird feeders that are sure to make you chirp….or them! Not only are some of these made by small businesses they would make lovely gifts: Mother's Day, House Warming, etc.

DIY fire pit and more on my Outdoor Overhaul Week two of the #hangoutchallenge is in full swing with a fire pit and texas lampposts complete with solar lights. Paver patio has been started.

Thrift Store Haul: April week 3 It's Thursday and that means it's time for another thrift store haul! I always walk through the section of the thrift stores with wooden items first and I found a bunch of things, which is rare lately it seems. First I found an old wooden clipboard. Sometimes I use them to display photos and ephemera.

Alessandra Ambrosio, Hairstylist Jen Atkin Celebrate Upscale, Upcycled Fashion Collab L.A.-based brand Re/Done and luxe Hollywood-Loved Italian fashion label The Attico collaborate on a new capsule collection of repurposed vintage pieces, due to hit shelves in May. The event drew star hairstylist Jen Atkin, actress Rainey Qualley, and model Alessandra Ambrosio, among others.

Make this easy rustic staining tray organizer. - Funky Junk Interiors Cut a plank to desired length. Attach two handles. I ended up using only the thicker plank above. I placed all the stains along a plank to determine the length it needed to be, then cut to size. I played around with framing it but you'll soon see I ultimately decided not to even do that!

Upcycled Easter Mantel and Stained Wood Sign Advertising Disclosure: Upcycle Design Lab may be compensated in exchange for featured placement of certain sponsored products and services, or your clicking on links posted on this website. Hello All,. I have a confession to make.

ThriftyThursday Copycat: Carol Kane + upcycled flower pin tutorial Check out the preloved outfit info, refashions + DIY brooch with this #ThriftyThursday Copycat: Carol Kane + upcycled flower pin tutorial then join my Gone Thrifting group to share your own ecofashion and let me know who you'd like me to copycat next too!

Flip a "boy" shaped cookie cutter to make a bunny shape I bet if you have cookie cutters you just might have a "boy" shaped cookie cutter. If so you are all set to make bunny shapes holding little eggs. They look like the classic Peep bunnies. Along with using this technique for Easter cookies I plan on trying it with clay.

How to Hang a Gallery Wall Where do you hang the second picture. Do you add elements other than picture frames? I'm hoping to answer all of these questions with a guided video of how I've created a simple gallery wall in my home. I've got a few tricks up my sleeve that I can't wait to show you.

This BILLY celebrates with one-of-a-kind cane doors Cane furniture is definitely here to stay. I first saw Kathryn's BILLY hack with cane webbing doors on Instagram. When I reposted it, I captioned it saying we should petition IKEA to make this style of doors. Quite a few hands shot up. I'm not alone in wanting cane cabinet doors.

Farmhouse Easter Decor from Wooden Bobbins Faux carrots from wooden bobbins to be used as farmhouse Easter decor? Who knew something so fun and silly could be such adorably rustic Easter decor!

How to make floating greenery votives These seen so fancy yet quite frankly there are pretty simple. I bet they would work with just about anything in your yard.

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Upcycling Essays Re-envision the space and thus make it new. As we continue checking off class sessions for this semester, my students are moving closer and closer to starting their final unit for College Writing 112.

For the Birds, Part 1 I have been on a crafting bend lately. I have acquired-well, collected a lot of junk in the past year: light shades, chandelier drops, candle sticks, bowls, silverplate platters, and the like. Now that the weather is mild for a few weeks, I decided to make some birdfeeders that will keep the squirrels happy.

Thinking inside the box I'm on a week's pre-Easter annual leave at the moment but today's been the first proper opportunity I've had to get out into the garden and it's been a perfect day for it!

Hackers Help: How to smaller bed base into MALM bed? I've a mattress and a bed base with legs of 190 x 150 cm, not from IKEA. It is a good one and I don't want to change it. I'm looking at the MALM bed frame from IKEA, but the size is different from mine. I would like to find a good solution to fix my bed base and mattress on the MALM bed frame.

How to Make Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps: New One Minute Video If you want to bee the life of your next party, show up carrying your salad in a bowl covered by a homemade beeswax cover. Everyone will be asking for the name of the hip new marketplace selling them. You will definitely create a buzz when you tell them you made them yourself.

Frangipani Bulk Zero Waste Store @ The Linc, Kuala Lumpur When I was a teenager, I remember reading a quote from Jurassic Park that has stuck with me until this day. Gravely injured after a T-rex attack, mathematician Ian Malcolm responds to John Hammond on 'saving the planet'. Even back then, I felt like these words made a tonne of sense.

Easter Baskets for Kids - Papier Mache Hen Cute Easter Baskets for kids - make these out of upcycled tissue paper and bits and pieces from around the home!

Spring Trip + Talk of the Town I have an upcoming trip to visit my son and his wife, as well as my mom and sister. I can't wait to hit up some new thrift stores and hopefully show you what I find. Now it's time for the party!. Welcome back to Talk of the Town! Farmhouse Clay Pots DIY.

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