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Recession Design. Fabriquez votre ELEPHANT EAMES. Association Débrouille Compagnie - l'art de la récup'. What's That ?! I'm looking at the picture, and I'm thinking to myself, "What's that ?!

What's That ?!

" The site is in french, but I knew the table was recycled and repurposed...but from what? Ready for this? Repeat after me...a washing machine drum! Made by Isa also has more great repurposed and recycled projects that you'll want to see. All things paper. Beautiful Chandelier by Benoit Vieubled. This very beautiful chandelier was designed by Benoit Vieubled.

Beautiful Chandelier by Benoit Vieubled

His use of 15 vintage globes created a stunning soft glow in this stairwell. Interchangeable Summery Cupcake Stands. If you’re new here, welcome!

Interchangeable Summery Cupcake Stands

I’m AmberLee, and Giverslog is my place to share recipes, gift ideas, pretty wrapping ideas, and whatever else is on my mind. I also own an online chocolate shop, The Ticket Kitchen. 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. Designer: Ed Chew.

Travel food art and design: A DIY Sputnik Chandelier. Mason Jar Tea Lights. Today the weather was suppose to be nice and I had planned to be outside doing a little gardening.

Mason Jar Tea Lights

But the past two weeks, the weather has been poop, so I opted for an indoor project. Time to make use of the mason jars I had sitting in the garage. Just the usual mason jars, and a couple of small preserve jars. This is the poor mans way of doing things. One day, “As God is my witness, I WILL GET A CRICUT !” I used very small spots of the glue stick to stick my cut outs to the glass jar, (forgot to take pictures of this part) then sprayed with my spray frosting, (forgot to take pictures). Ok lets just skip to the end. Felt camera and iphone cases. Creative jewish mom: DIY Home Decorating Projects. You may or may not have enjoyed learning geometry, but now is the time to cast aside your emotions, and delve into this stunning project!

creative jewish mom: DIY Home Decorating Projects

Don't panic when you see the diagrams, it's really quite simple, and once you get the hang of it, you'll be making these in all sizes and colors with minimal effort. Really! You'll Need: lightweight cardboard, such as cereal boxes or paper plates a ruler, and good scissorsvery tacky glue, double sided tape or hot glue (less perfect results)paints, stencils, (optional) How To: Do the first one as an experiment to figure out the directions and to see how large the results will be.Using something perfectly round and at least 3" in diameter, such as a mug, a glass, a small plate etc.Draw around the perimeter of the object to create your circles.

To determine the exact position of the triangle within the circle, you may be able to use one of the drawing programs on your computer. {it's in the news} The Brick House. May 5th, 2011 I’ve been helping out Shelly Leer – aka ModHomeEc – with the design of her brand new upholstery workshop in Indianapolis.

The Brick House

Shelly is a fantastic upholster and hosts classes to teach folks the ins and outs of fixing up and reupholstering their old forlorn stuff (a skill I can really appreciate). With this open warehouse space, one big design issue Shelly needed help with was figuring out how to layout and define areas for various work and private “zones”. She needed areas for tools, areas for storage, an area for a personal office, a waiting area, an area to teach and work with students and so on and so forth. Functionally, this one big room had to be used for many many purposes and still be open, accessible and of course look awesome. RePurposing/Upcycling Tires Can be Fun. Want to do your bit for sustainabilty and have some fun creating useful crafty ideas - Re-purposing tires can get your creative juices happening.

RePurposing/Upcycling Tires Can be Fun

Tires are one of the most difficult items to recycle today. But a solution is needed. Millions of tires are dumped yearly at landfill sites or illegal deposits. Finding a new use for recycled tires helps the environment and it’s an easy way to make a tree swing or sandbox or tunnels for your backyard for hours of fun. Tire Sandals: Innovative footwear recycled from old tires. Make Your own Tire SandalsAdapted from Participating in Nature: Wilderness Survival and Primitive Living Skills I'm hard on shoes.

Tire Sandals: Innovative footwear recycled from old tires.

It's not uncommon for me to go through half a dozen pairs of shoes, or more, each year. I maintain an active lifestyle, hiking, playing, camping, and working. Bike innertube wallet. The backbone of the wallet: - choose a portion of the innertube that has writing or doesn't depending on the aesthetic you want. hipsters will want to stay away from brands and might stick to writing that includes the dimensions of the tube. professionals may want to avoid any kind of writing all together for a sleeker, leathery look. - cut the section of the tube that you want to use. - make a cut where you want to start, then measure 9 inches down the tube and cut again - do this twice - make another cut down the seam so the innertube is no longer a tube. ( i noticed i got a straighter edge if i cut at a side seam verses the top or bottom seam. - when you're done you'll have two opened pieces of inner tube ( see picture below) that measure 9 inches long by 3.75 inches high.

bike innertube wallet

Sewing 101: making a pouf. Add a burst of color to your room with this crafty pouf! At 17” wide and 10” deep, it’s large enough to serve as floor seating or a foot stool. (And if you have pets, I have a feeling they may want to make this their new favorite spot!) This project is a little challenging to sew, but it’s not too difficult, so if you’re comfortable with the basics of sewing, give it a try. You can make a colorwheel effect with a range of solid colors, or choose a variety of patterned fabrics for a louder patchwork effect. DIY + Recycling Projects. Untitled. More Design Please - MoreDesignPlease. Plucked right out of a Cartoon Handbags – Jump From Paper. 21 ways of turning pallets into unique pieces of furniture.

A Beautiful Mess: Home Decor. Hi guys, Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest here! Recently I was really impacted by this Don Draper quote that come across my Pinterest feed: "Make it simple, but significant. " Lately I've been attempting to live out this mindset in how I decorate our home, and seeing that quote was a powerful way of putting what I've been feeling into words. I think having less things can be challenging for certain people (like myself), but really cutting back and focusing on the impact of simple and beautiful things can make a home environment more enjoyable to live in. We've been updating our little mid century ranch little by little, and most recently purchased this beautiful vintage-inspired light from CB2.

Before installing it, I thought we had a great opportunity for a simple but significant decorative element on the ceiling. Living - How to Make Instructables. Whitney’s mason jar lights. Growing up in the south, i have a special place in my heart for mason jars. i enjoy them filled to the brim with icy sweet tea, but this fun project from d*s reader whitney gaylord may be my new favorite way to enjoy them. unlike most of our other diy projects, this one will require a bit of professional help (installing anything involving electricity is no joke) but the majority of the steps are easy to handle and will require only a quick call to your local electrician (home depot offers these services, too) to install the final project. click here for the full instructions or just click “read more” below – thanks to whitney for sharing!

Mason jar lights what you’ll need: -vintage mason jars -hanging lamp kit with low wattage bulbs (try your local lighting store, home depot or lowes) -ceiling light plate. Luminaires design "recup". Voici le 100ème article publié sur ce blog depuis le 21 janvier 2010... Je tenais à le faire remarquer car j'avoue culpabiliser un peu en ce moment où ma production faiblit.

Le temps me manque entre les contrats professionnels et les problèmes de santé de ma maman... Mais la vie continue, et ma passion pour la déco, la récupération le détournement d'objets etc., elle, ne faiblit pas ! Un constat suite à mes recherches sur le net, mes lectures et mes ballades dans les expositions : la récupération et le détournement d'objet fonctionnent très bien avec les luminaires... Fabriquer un abat jour avec des diapos. Il est à présent définitivement révolu le temps où l'on photographiait ses souvenirs de vacances uniquement sur diapos. Rapelez vous les soirées interminables où les copains voulaient absolument vous faire partager leurs vacances et où, plongés dans le noir vous visitiez la baie du Mont-Saint Michel ou assistiez aux premiers pas du petit dernier en vous goinfrant de cacahuètes...

Bien entendu, je vous parle d'un temps que les moins de 20 ans etc. Bref, le projecteur et les visionneuses sont aujourd'hui hors d'usage et les diapos sont toujours là, entassées au fond d'un placard.