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Turnlight. Apr 17, 2013.

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Andrea brena: knitted army at DMY berlin 2012. Jun 12, 2012 andrea brena: knitted army at DMY berlin 2012 ‘knitted army’ by andrea brenarecycled clothimage courtesy of andrea brena berlin-based italian designer andrea brena has conceived a range of furnishings entitled ‘knitted army’. the collection was born from brena’s decision to take a year from his bachelor programme at the eindhoven academy to ‘see what life was like outside the bubble [of university]‘ through exploring his own understanding of design. reviving the art of arm-knitting was the outcome of this, in which the craftsman reuses discarded fabric strips from textile factories in italy to knit into carpets, pillows and chairs using only his arms as the guide. each piece is produced from leftover cloth where the cushions and seats are stuffed with the same scrap material. the material knitted.

andrea brena: knitted army at DMY berlin 2012

Turning It Home: Hello, Bathroom Shelves! Going into the Style Cure, I knew I wanted to replace the standard metal shelf in our bathroom with thick floating shelves.

Turning It Home: Hello, Bathroom Shelves!

Cómo hacer una relajante fuente para interiores. 25 LIBROS SOBRE CONSTRUCCION NATURAL. Construye tu propio horno exterior de tierra para pan y pizza. Los ciminetos Con nada más que un poco de arcilla, arena, ladrillo, paja, algunas botellas de vidrio para re-utilizar y viejos bloques de cemento, es todo lo que necesitas para hacer tu propio horno.

Construye tu propio horno exterior de tierra para pan y pizza

Puedes empezar a construir los cimientos de tu horno a partir de bloques de cemento usados y unos trozos de piedra. (Un hogar de 40 "de la tierra es una buena altura media para trabajar). El Hogar. Try a River Stone Mat for Your Home. 25 Ways To Reinvent An Old Chair ~ Krrb Blog. Photo: Brooklyntowest.blogspot.com Dining chairs, office chairs, arm chairs — chairs are the most basic, useful piece of furniture.

25 Ways To Reinvent An Old Chair ~ Krrb Blog

Wine Bottle Light. November 3rd, 2009 This past spring Daniel and I went on a road trip from San Francisco to the Grand Canyon.

Wine Bottle Light

Along the way we stopped at Chateau Julien for a wine tasting. I wanted to do something with the empty bottle instead of throwing it in the recycling bin. TetraBox Light by Ed Chew. Liquid to Light Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have otherwise ended up in landfills already packed to the brim.

TetraBox Light by Ed Chew

The design is achieved by unfolding the packets and refolding them into hexagonal and pentagonal sections that are then pieced together to form a geodesic sphere or any other desired shape. Here, the Epcot-like ball makes an attractive overhead light and casts an impressive web of shadows and shapes on the surrounding space. For the Home. Recycled Plastic Bottles Partially Filled with Colored Water Used to Create a Parking Canopy. DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From Rolled Recycled Book Pages} I have seen various versions of Faux Rosewood Wreaths in just about every store and catalog for the upcoming season; most with a price tag running upwards of $40 or more.

DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From Rolled Recycled Book Pages}

Some are crafted of paper and other of real wood shavings. Last year I made a few rolled flower gift toppers from recycled book pages and they remind me so much of the curled wood roses I thought they would make a good substitute. {with a much lower price tag} Materials Needed:Foam Wreath FormRecycled Book PagesLots of Hot GlueRibbon to Hang The full step by step tutorial I posted last year can be found {here}.Basically you layer three book pages together and draw a spiral circle.

Starting with the outside of the spiral, roll the paper inward to create the flower shape. Give the wreath form a light coat of white {or light color} spray paint to help camouflage any see-through spaces. It seriously takes quite a few roses to fill the entire wreath, however I think the finished project has such a unique look. {Simply Lovely} 46 Awesome String-Light DIYs For Any Occasion.

How to Make a Chandelier (Part 2 (With Friends)) I'm not going to lie to you, this chandelier is both time + labor intensive.

How to Make a Chandelier (Part 2 (With Friends))

However, we worked assembly line style + were able to finish 4 chandeliers that night. 1. Tear off your wax paper into long pieces. We used 2 - 2.5 foot pieces. Toilet Paper Roll Wall Art. Well that’s a mouthful!

Toilet Paper Roll Wall Art

So the time has come, it’s Pinterest Challenge time again! Every season Sherry from YHL and Katie from Bower Power throw a little link party to get people to stop pinning things and actually start making. This couldn’t have come at a better time because I have wanted to start this project forever and once Miss Kelly made her way into my kitchen I knew it was time to start it.

This was the image I saw that sparked me to start saving my toilet paper rolls. You can find the post here. Make Your Own Canvas Portrait! DIY Marbled Glassware. When graphic designer and artist Joanna Bean Martin shared with us her technique for marbling the bottoms of glassware with nail polish, we couldn’t wait to try it ourselves. Who knew it would be such an easy way to add color and pattern to your next tablescape or party? Remember, the brighter and bolder colors you use, the more the glasses will radiate and glow. Have fun! DIY String Chandeliers Ruffled. Jessica of Wednesday Inc shows us how to make those gorgeous twine chandeliers from the inspiration shoot she shared with us this morning. Using balloons, glue and twine, you can also make these lanterns for your wedding – and then bring it home and use it as your very own mid century lampshade.

What you will need are: balloons, glue, yarn, tray for glue, corn starch 1/2 cup of Corn starch, 1/4 cup of Warm water, clear fast drying spray paint, hanging lamp cord or fishing line (depending on your desired final product), and a lighting kit if you’re looking for a fully functional lantern. Penny Countertop. Last September we finished our butcher block countertops, but we didn’t do our bar area. DIY best of: organization.

I think it’s the inspiration and motivation I get from seeing other people’s homes, or maybe it’s the relaxation of being in a clean hotel with modern fixtures, but organization becomes very important to me when I get back to my house after a long trip. Since the weather is improving, I’m feeling ready to tackle spring cleaning head on — just in time too, since summer is right around the corner! Here are some of our favorite DIY projects for organizing loose items and clothing. There’s something great for every room in the house and for storage big and small. Enjoy, and happy spring cleaning! — Kate Image above: Grace keeps her keys handy on this pretty patterned key rack. More organizational DIY projects continue after the jump!