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DIY: Easy way to cut glass bottles !

DIY: Easy way to cut glass bottles !
I love colored glass bottles and recycle although for years I was looking for a way of cutting the glass that I could use without need tools in order to reuse them. Of course I never imagined that the solution was acetone …! See the video below: A simple process, rub with a little sandpaper the cut bottles and I give you some ideas about what you can create with them … Fantastic … candlesticks that you can use to decorate your home and your terrace or even a social event or celebration! (Learn how to build a chandelier Christmas garlands),Amazing chandeliers lightings-cutting the bottom of the bottle and fastening them to a piece of wood or metal, Lights: just cutting back the bottom of the bottle, and pass through electrical equipment and electrical cords in different lengths,Or … a chandelier sculpture uniting many bottles and wires together but at the same length …. Update 10.11.2012 : Another way to cut easily and perfectly a glass bottle but for this one you’ll need a glass cutter. Related:  Récupérer_Recycler Bricoler_CréerSalvage & DIY Decor

cocolico-creations 25 Ways Of How To Use Pallets In Your Garden Benches, flower pots, tables, small vertical gardens and even canopies covered with plants. All of them can decorate your garden immediately if you know how to make a simple pallet work. After we’ve shown you how to recycle wooden pallets, we thought it would be a great idea to see a bunch of decorative ideas that can beautify your garden. Moreover, they are easy to assemble and prove to be very functional for your future activities! A wood frame and a lot of pillows – cozy and comfortable! Natural wood or Mediterranean touch? Flowers couldn’t have been planted in a better place. :) RetroTape Lamp Old mixtapes assembled with hot glue grounded on a pallett piece, all is recyclable ! ++ More information at Try Out website ! Idea sent by Ale POT !

7 Cool Things You Can Make From Floppy Disks - Omar nas Turning old Floppy Disks into creative craft projects . When was the last time you even used a floppy disk !! If you have a old floppy disks, don’t throw them away you can make something useful from them here 7 ideas and if you have any idea to use them in creative craft projects please share them with us ” leave us a comment “. 1. Floppy Disk Bag . here a floppy disk bag made by imanalchemist . if you need to create you own bag you’ll need Drill, hand, regular or trephine 1/8″ drill bit Pliers, I used bulldog pliers Floppy disks (CRUCIAL) Links, bits of chain from your local bead store Nails and a plank o’ wood A pen Elementary math skills Eg: the ability to count NOT PICTURED The hardware for adding a strap the strap. 2. Recycle your old floppy disks into a geek pen holder. 3.Floppy Disk Sculpture . George W. 4.Earrings made from floppy disk parts! Cute five-minute earrings made from the metal in the center of floppy disks . 5.Turn old Floppy Disks into Bracelets, Necklaces, or Belts .

Macaron Coin Purse Just can’t help for not making these sweet little macaron coin purses when one of Craft Passion’s Facebook fans showed them to me. Thanks to XYZZhandmade for her inspiring handmade and some tutorial links in Japanese, this, this, this and this. No, I can’t read Japanese but I can guess from the pictures on how to sew it. Here is the English version of tutorial on how to sew this macaron coin purse where I add more details in the sewing. The space inside the coin purse is quite limited but good enough to place some small jewelries like ear rings, rings; may be to keep some small coins, folded money; a place to keep small piece of note that wrote your shopping list and reminder etc. Or, simply use it as a key chain or hanging ornament. I have tried both nylon and metal zipper, each gave different feel and effect on the macaron coin purse. {Get full details on next page.} Pages: 1 2 Get all updates via email: Highlights from Our Partners

God Save The Pallet! Reclaimed Pallets Revamped Used in the shipping industry, wood pallets are typically a low end commodity. Usually, pallets will get reused a few times and then they will either be scrapped as trash or used as firewood. Most often made from inexpensive junk species of lumber (whatever is most widely available), wood pallets are the perfect candidate for upcycling. Check out these creative examples of upcycled pallets and I think you'll agree! DIY garden pallet fence (above and below) from Camelot Art CreationsA great way to hide trash cans or air conditioning units! Painted wood wall art by Inspired by Charm Pallet headboard Wonderful wine storage in the kitchen pallet stairs lead to loft On a final note: A word about safety and wood pallets Be advised that some pallets are chemically treated and could actually be hazardous to your health. What's your favorite pallet upcycle? Pin this post! Enjoy your day! Love, Laura

Happy-Go-Lucky: Easy Candle Upcycle How many of you have candles that look like this? I have an entire shelf of them hidden behind picture frames! So in an effort to declutter and get a little things organized before we decorate for the holidays I decided to take these ugly things and make brand new layered candles. This was such an easy project to do. I can’t believe I never did this before. All I needed to get were these wicks from Michael’s and one new glass container. Step 1: Melt your first candle down completely. Step 2: Place the new candle wick in your clean jar. Step 3: Pour melted wax into new jar. Step 4: Once the first layer of wax was completely hard, I melted the next candle down on the stove and poured it over the first layer. Step 5: Cut the wick. I tried to combined scents that complimented each other. Now I’m off to steal I mean collect old candles from my neighbors so I can make more!! Did I mention how nice your house will smell from melting the wax on the stove?

20 Toys To Make From Trash | Big Spring Environmental Big Spring Environmental is a waste management and recycling company in Huntsville, AL. We gathered the below ideas to help others create something from trash instead of just throwing it out. These ideas are not our own and the ideas and images came from the links below. 1. Teach your kids a science lesson and give them a new toy to play with. 2. Water balloon carton catch is a wet and wacky game to help kids cool off on sweltering summer days. 3. Isn’t it amazing what you can do with paper towel or toilet paper tubes? 4. Styrofoam can take up quite a lot of space in your garbage. 5. This igloo is made entirely of empty milk jugs! 6. It’s pretty obvious how much kids love spongy sweets, so you can imagine how much they’ll enjoy this game. 7. With a little creativity, you can do extraordinary things with some of the most common household items. 8. For this classic game, all you need is a yarn pom-pom or wiffle ball and an empty milk jug, then just add string. 9. 10. 11. 2 Liter Sprinkler

DIY: SPRAY PAINT VINYL CHAIRS - withHEART A few weeks ago, I was wandering through Goodwill when out of the corner of my eye, I spotted them– a pretty pair of pink chairs. I practically sprinted over to them before anyone else snagged them, and flagged down an associate. You have to move fast in the shark-infested waters of a good thrift store, I tell ya. And swiftly swim I did. The price: $7.99 a chair. For real? But these chairs were what my 7th grade self would call “Monet” (I was all into Clueless, you know). I briefly considered reupholstering, but then I remembered I had seen this spray painted vinyl chair re-do and I thought why not? There was a death-row protest on Instagram to save the pink, and you guys, I wanted to have mercy and pardon the pink, but I knew it had to go. Design Sponge Amazon Pinterest After making sure they were good and clean, I gave the legs a good sanding and taped them off. After the legs were good and taped, I moved them onto the grass with some plastic bags underneath. Pillows: Caitlin Wilson

Tutorial : : Painted Treat Tins - Cynthia Shaffer Oh so pretty. The perfect tin to load up with Corry bars and deliver to friends and family. Batch #3 is ready to go! So easy and so sweet...transform random tins into handmade holiday gifts. What to do...Gather random tins and lightly sand. Spray the tins with several thin coats of Krylon indoor/outdoor paint ... while the top is still on!!! Give a few pages of old book text, a wash of gesso. Stamp words on the text and tear out. Load your tins up with Corry bars, or your family's favorite treat, and tie up the tin with a little hemp. Peace, Blessings and Grace...

Child's Play Kitchen An old television entertainment center was used to create a child’s play kitchen. The entire center was disassembled and re-built to the dimensions needed for the oven and refridgerator sections. The sink, hardware, and cabinet hinges were purchased used at a Habitat for Humanity Restore center. The oven and stove consist of re-used plexi-glass, wire shelving, pickle jar lids, and metalic aluminum paint. The shelf was constructed from scrap wood. Inexpensive battery powered lights were wired to a light switch to illuminate the sink area. Idea sent by Andrew Gordon ! Interior Design with Reclaimed Wood and Rustic Decor in Country Home Style Reclaimed wood creates beautiful rustic decor and country home atmosphere. Old wood on a floor, ceiling or walls, and vintage furniture or pieces created of salvaged wood look striking and stylish, adding a natural feel to interior design and creating charming country home decor with unique accents. Using reclaimed wood for modern interior design and redecorating your rooms in rustic style is stylish and eco friendly. Recycling old wood is good for the environment, and it gives a unique opportunity to be creative, blending modern interior design with structural elements and home furnishings in vintage style. Using reclaimed wood for modern interior design or home redecorating means going green while creating a fresh modern look with old wood furniture and salvaged wood structural pieces. Recycled lumber means no trees need to be cut down. Using salvaged wood for modern interior design in country home style Salvaged wood beams and dining table Old wood is stronger than new wood.