What's That ?! I'm looking at the picture, and I'm thinking to myself, "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. And it seems as though the French have a thing for washing machine drums. After stumbling on these two tables, of course I was curious. I also have to include this little BBQ because it is so deliciously rustic in its natural environment. This practical drum-turned-fire pit comes from Dr. Now, back to France. The more you look...the more you find. First life...cleaner. And these come to us from Bulgarian Alex Kovatchev via Yanko Design. This column lamp from Paul Morini really would be the perfect compliment to any warehouse loft or space. This is the waiting room at a medical office in France. By nature, a washing machine is quite DIY. Until next time... Mike Stumble this post
Instructables 348 6010K 361 4136 22294 340 22617 279 124 701.1K 201.1K 34343 890 25534 24531 9331 26750 401.1K 33933 19238 151.0K 4274 3154 391.1K 9285 881.8K 34424 25972 1083.0K 3333 751.0K 33373 281.2K 18684 13241 161.0K 9269 581.3K 11714 40712 54507 631.7K 33121K 19452 25980 791.7K 992.6K 14651 451.7K 405.2K 15606 431.2K 511.6K 1683.0K 2558 33826 311.3K 381.2K My Favorite Things - Mason Jar Revival My friend, "L", recently asked on Facebook…”Should I really buy another mason jar?” As if it were really a question! Here's a small collection of DIY mason jar projects I’ve found most inspiring lately. If you have a ’must see’ mason jar project, leave a comment at the end of this post with the website so we can all check it out. Have a seat in the blue velvet chair, relax, and enjoy the show! Who can resist these cookie mix cuties - spotted at Bakerella. They call this one the redneck wine goblet. Away from the kitchen and on to the home decor. It's simple and effective - as seen at Napa Style. It's no wonder this beauty is for sale at Etsy. This casual chandelier was used in a wedding tent, but would be fab in a dining room as well. They were just experimenting and ended up with this little wall light gem - at Kelly + Olive. I think I would have preferred that all the jars were the same size, but kudos to Liz Marie for this project. I love this pin cushion from Andy Rubio. p.s.
Build a vertical aquaponic veggie & fish farm for small yards & houses This low-cost vertical aquaponic system can grow leafy greens, herbs and raise fish for a small family year round, and it fits in a 5' by 3' space. Sean Brady, the aquaponics projects coordinator at the Center for Sustainable Aquaponics and Nourish the Planet in Loveland, Colo., showed us how to build a system from scrap he found around the greenhouse. We published a version of this how-to guide at engineeringforchange.org, and it's one of the good ones, so we'd like to share it with Instructables, too. What it is A vertical aquaponic system grows vegetables without soil in columns above a fish tank. By growing vertically, you can produce about twice the amount of plants as you can with a hydroponic system of the same area. One five-foot tower can produce more than 200 heads of lettuce per year. The system puts fish waste to work as fertilizer for crops. You do have to replace lost water as needed, power the pump and feed the fish. Build time About two hours.
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sélections sur Instructables Non-Trashy Recycled and Trash Art Artists are usually ahead of the curve when it comes to being green. The artists featured here exclusively use recycled and/or trash to make pieces of contemporary art. These artists practice the art of “upcycling”, or literally turning everyday trash into creative treasures. While Andy Warhol may have made the idea popular with his famous Campbell’s soup can exhibit, today’s trash artists bring more of an eco street cred to their art. Some create compositions from recycled plastic bag or themed works for art galleries, while others create entire theme parks with trash, and even furniture from recycled materials. There seems to be no end to what kind of art you can create with the most cost-effective medium available; trash. Tim Nobel & Sue Webster Tim and Sue met while they were studying Fine Arts in University together. Vik Muniz The author arranges all of the pieces carefully, photographs the collages, and then destroys them so that they only exist as photographs. Bernard Pras David Mach
Sarah Turner’s Recycled Bottle Family Lights Up Nottingham Sarah Turner‘s glowing recycled bottle folks took a “stroll” around Nottingham last week, proving that recycling is a family affair! The luminous parent, children and dog were all constructed from the artist’s favorite medium - recycled plastic bottles – and they delighted kids and adults alike. See photos of Turner’s charming installation ahead!