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20 Inventive Ways to Upcycle Shipping Pallets by Ian Rebello

20 Inventive Ways to Upcycle Shipping Pallets by Ian Rebello
repurposing, diy By Inthralld on Aug 19, 2012 Shipping pallets have become a bit more popular with the quest for sustainable elements and materials in one’s home. With the popularity of Green Design and creative prototypes floating around out there, there are some great d.i.y. opportunities for things that can be found locally– like pallets. We’ve rounded up 20 great inventive uses of the bland old wooden pallet and put them together for you to gain some inspiration from. They range anywhere from merely stacking the unused pallets to make a base for a bed, sofa or coffee table to the pallet built barn or home. What have you made out of pallets? Visit Inthralld »

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D.I.Y Tutorials from ScrapHacker.com Free flyin’ feather D.I.Y Posted by ScrapHacker.com on oktober 16, 2012 · Leave a Comment I’ve been experiencing somewhat of a writers block lately, meaning no posts on the blog for a while. Pallet Possibilities – design finch I’m noticing a new trend popping up on a lot of design blogs recently – furniture made from reclaimed shipping pallets. Ever since I spotted this funky green coffee table for my Retro Glam mood board, I’ve become slightly obsessed with finding new ways to upcycle pallets into functional pieces for the home. Wooden pallets are pretty easy to find. Often warehouses and hardware stores have an abundance that they are more than happy to give away or sell inexpensively. However, some shipping pallets are treated with toxic chemicals or may contain harmful bacteria, so its helpful to educate yourself first so you’ll know which ones to steer clear of and which types are safe. Once you’ve found good and sturdy pallets, the possibilities are endless!

Design Seeds®: For All Who Love Color #f0f0f0 #ebe3e2 #f2decb 100 Websites To See Before You Die (Part 1) - Page 2 Shape the Hive What are humans, really, but so many bees, buzzing away? That’s the question (we think) asked by Shape The Hive, a visual “experiment in digital collaboration.” In more concrete terms, Shape The Hive is a massive, color-coded hex grid, where anyone can use a sort of virtual kaleidoscope to fill in hexes with distorted images or videos. It’s fun to have a look around, and easy if you’re inclined to participate, so have a look.

37 Home Library Design Ideas by Micle Mihai-Cristian interior design By Freshome.com - Interior Design & Architecture Magazine on Jul 25, 2012 Probably the most “sacred” room of the entire crib, the home library combines relaxation with personal growth and completes the genuine atmosphere of a modern residence or apartment. As a tribute to these contemporary indoor oases, we put together a post with 37 beautiful home libraries, bearing within knowledge and acting as a refuge from the hectic lifestyle characterizing big cities. There are many ideas from the photos below we find inspiring, starting with the circular bookshelves in the shape of an indoor dome, the attic room library or the suspended above-the-stairs shelving system. The fireplace bookshelf is also an intriguing and daring idea, provided it is never left unsupervised.

NewspaperWood by Vij5 and Mieke Meijer NewspaperWood by Vij5 and Mieke Meijer flips the idea of materials on its head. Instead of using wood as a source to make paper, NewspaperWood uses the paper to make wood! The design was Meijer’s project at the Design Academy Eindhoven, who decided it was time to create something useful from old newspapers that no one wanted. For the launch in Milan at Salone, Vij5 invited some designers to create products using the NewspaperWood materials. Here are a few examples: Desk by Greetje van Tiem D.I.Y Pallet Coffee Table Tutorial Posted by ScrapHacker.com on fredag, augusti 26, 2011 · 4 Comments The first ScrapHack was a coffee table. Want one too? It´s an easy, no-fuss construction. If you find some good scrap – I´ll help with the hack – Just follow the pictures and see how I did it.

Useful Ideas and Layouts to Create a Photo Gallery WallSAS Interiors by Jenna Burger My most popular post to date that you, my awesome readers, just swoon over is how to create a photo wall display. This post alone has received well over 70,000 views and today I’m sharing even more great ideas and layouts to create your own photo gallery wall. Knowing where to begin when creating a montage of photos can often be intimidating, so I’ve gathered some handy examples on how to find the right balance and layout for various sized photos in all the different areas of the home. Here comes a long post with alot pictures, but it’ll be worth scrolling all the way through… Staircase, gallery wall, and ledge display ideas by Brenda Knight Photography Gallery wall ideas via Pottery Barn

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