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Yay! It's Back! Open Casting Call for Refashion Runway Season Five Check out this new video trailer:. Refashion Runway: Season Five! All of the creativity and talent brought by all of the contestants of the first four seasons was so impressive. I'm really looking forward to seeing what Refashion Runway Season Five will bring.

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 505 - Funky Junk Interiors Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 505. Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific. Hi all! How's everyone's stress level right about now? Getting all the Christmas things done? I got two big things done this past week so I'm feeling good about that!

12 Days of Christmas Day 5 Shelf Decor Stencil Sweet Christmas Signs in Minutes.

Xoca builds functional beverage brand around upcycled cacao fruit Meal kits and prepared meals. Investing in the Future of Food. Hemp and CBD. Whole grains. Fancy Food Show. Dietary Guidelines. IFT Show. Nutrition Facts. Sugar reduction. Healthy snacking. Entrepreneurs to watch. Expo West. Clean label. Sustainable sourcing.

DIY Faux Fireplace from IKEA kitchen cabinets Love having a fireplace but the house doesn't come with one? Well, you can always make a DIY faux fireplace. Here's how I built it out of IKEA METOD kitchen cabinets. Firstly, draw up your fireplace plan using the IKEA Home Planning Tool. I chose the wall cabinets for their height.

Cricut Christmas Place Card Setting - Believe A beautiful way to greet your guests at the table, this Cricut Christmas Place Card Setting. This will surely give those at your table some extra Christmas spirit. Do you love setting a beautiful tablescape for your holiday celebration? We thought so.

Simple craft project As it's nearly Christmas and my house is currently lacking in Christmas sparkle I chose a lovely festive red from my stash of fabric. The instructions make a finished bag 17cm x 16 cm.

One of a Kind to follow recycling, upcycling, charitable foundation path After the business went into administration, One of a Kind is following a new path.

Skullcandy unveils upcycling program to reduce environmental footprint Announced a new upcycling program in collaboration with the green-forward electronics facility, Cali Resources. The program is designed to take all returned or damaged Skullcandy products and refurbish them to eliminate waste. This will increase product lifespan and reduce circulation of new raw materials.

It's the Moment to Reuse Waste Paper - Here Are Some Clever Ways to Do It Have you ever wondered how many things are made out of paper? You are using paper for many purposes in your daily life. From printed magazines and newspapers to books and notebooks and even product packages.

Diy: How to Make a Copper Penny Floor? Want a floor that will stun your guests and really wow your friends? Try a copper penny floor! Use beautifully shiny pennies and create the ultimate recycled floor from all your old change. Read about it here! #diy #floor #pennies #copper #tutorial #stepbystep #upcycled #homedecor.

Remake Fashion: How Upcycling Started in the Toyko Fashion Industry The duo started out making one-of-a-kind pieces from vintage clothing, and this fall had an exhibition on the official Tokyo Fashion Week schedule. The brand puts an emphasis on reworking sporty pieces, and the end results often blur aesthetics.

Darling vintage looking ice skates made out of recycled elements I love how these ice skates look vintage but are made from things like twigs and paper clips. Go out for a walk or poke around your own yard for a bunch of twigs and then pop on over to the blog Michele Made Me for the step by step tutorial and options on how to make twig vintage style ice skates perfect for Christmas ornaments and accents.

Upcycled ingredients the goal of Cargill, Renmatix agreement WAYZATA, MINN., and KING OF PRUSSIA, PA. - A proprietary, water-based technology from Renmatix, Inc. turns feedstocks into upcycled material, or more valuable material. Bill Gates has invested in the company and its technology, and a former governor of Pennsylvania serves as a Renmatix executive.

KOARP armchair upgraded in a very, very good way Scripto took the KOARP armchair with a metal frame and give it a warm, mid-century modern style. The end result looks like a designer armchair at a fraction of the price. First thing he did was remove the powder coated steel frame from the seat. The plan was to reuse all the "soft" parts of the chair and hack a new wooden frame from Sapele lumber.

A scissor holder A while ago, I saw a display on a stall selling kits to make scissor pouches and "keepers" for embroidery scissors. You know, the sort that is permanently fixed to the handle of the scissors, so it is always handy. It is a really difficult to display small items in a crowded space.

Mason Jar Tissue Holders What size tissues do you use? I have all the answers. #MyRepurposedLife #diy #masonjars.

Flocked Christmas tree with a wood crate tree skirt - Funky Junk Interiors We didn't get them until I saw my friend Jane from Grit Antiques on her Instagram stories pick up the SAME TREE I had just shared on my Insta Stories! That day, I called up Susan and we BOTH went back to get our own trees! Never say social media doesn't sell… I was ready for this change for all kinds of reasons.

Upcycling Dog Treats Into Sustainable Snacks - PYMNTS.com Co-founder James Bello explains what inspired him to start the sustainable company Shameless Pets, and how it uses eCommerce to sell its treats.

Group brainstorm: A taller BRIMNES headboard? Love the BRIMNES headboard with storage but can it be taller? A question came up in our Facebook Group. Sheila asked, "Has anyone hacked the BRIMNES headboard? I like the style and storage but it's too short. I want it taller. I know it's wall mounted so I can put it higher.

The BEST Upcycling Ideas from the Thrift Store Decor Team in 2019! This post contains affiliate links for your crafting convenience. As an Amazon Affiliate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

Thrift Store Projects You Must See See the thumbnails below for a lot more ideas. What will you make? gail. Sharing is caring!

Talk of the Town # 204 Oh my gosh, we're 10 days into December! Are you ready for Christmas? I don't even have my tree up yet. No worries, we have so many great features to inspire you with lots to keep you busy this month!

Talk of the Town #204 After a great time visiting family for a week over Thanksgiving, it's nice to be home. This is my favorite time of year. I pin so many projects and recipes that I want to try. Do you do that too? Now it's time to get to work on those ideas. The Christmas clock is ticking!

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