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Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff

Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff
Clever and creative ways to repurpose and transform ordinary objects into useful stuff… Bottles Into Pendant Lamps | Via Wine Bottles Into Chandelier | Via Drum Kit Into Chandelier Designer: ludwigmetals | Via: JJ’sRedHots Credit Cards Into Guitar Picks | Via Credit Cards Into Guitar PicksLightbulbs Into Oil Lamps | Sergio Silva Wrenches Into Wall Hooks | Via CD Spindle Into Bagel Holder | Via Bicycle Into Sink Stand | Via Bike Wheel Into Clock | Via Glove Into a Chipmunk | Photos by Miyako Toyota | Happy Gloves Old TV Into Aquarium | Via Pop Tabs Into Bag | Via Spoons Into Lamp | Via Old Piano Into Bookshelf | Via Hangers Into Room Divider | Via Tennis Rackets Into Mirrors | Via Bowlers Into Lamps | Via Old Books Into Shelves | Via Chair Into Shelf/Closet Unit | Via Vintage Suitcase Into Chair | Via Old Ladder Into Bookshelf | Via

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DIY Holiday Wreaths Green Acorn Wreath Glue all those acorns in the backyard (minus the acorn tops) to a cheap straw wreath for instant holiday decor. Keep this beauty up year-round by painting it a different color every season. DIY List Maker Notepad Well, I am in charge of creative activities for my church's MOPS group and I decided this would be an easy and quick craft that everyone could do and use. I had to modify it a bit for time constraints as well as budget reasons. I like to keep the crafts around $2/person if possible. Copper Plating and Etching Altoids Tins UPDATE: There's some great information on this page and it's comments, but I've recently published a far more comprehensive article here: Etching Tins with Salt Water and Electricity With this project I wanted to try a number of new things: Magazine pages as cheap toner transfer mediaCopper electroplatingEtching Altoid tins with a salt water solution The copper plating met with mixed success, but the other two methods resulted in some nice pieces. Note: blue vitriol and muriatic acid are archaic names for copper sulfate and hydrochloric acid.

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From Trash Pile to Fully Functional: the Rough Lamp from Compeixalaigua Design Studio is Anything But Posted by erika rae | 18 Nov 2013 | Comments (2) Sometimes great designs come from leftover waste—look no further than Pothra planters, shipping pallet chairs and clothes hangers made of bike parts are three examples that prove it. We've got another design that's giving new life to old materials: Rough from Barcelona-based Compeixalaigua Design Studio is a clean update on the forgotten pile of wood strips it once was. The designers needed a way to light up their workspace and the perceived trash became a bright idea. The packing tape used to keep the sticks together became the inspiration behind the hanging strips that hold the light in place. The light's height can be adjusted using the hanging strips.

How to Make Your Christmas Lights Flash to Music: 12 Steps Edit Article Edited by Horses4Ever, Andy Zhang, KnowItSome, Sysadmn and 66 others You've probably seen videos of Christmas lights that are synchronized to music. The single from the most-watched YouTube video of all time — PSY's "Gangnam Style" — has even made it into a Christmas lights extravaganza. Home Decorating - Design And Ideas If you enjoy in good wine and you didn’t trow away the old corks you can create interesting home gadgets that are both interesting and creative. Home decorating can be improved using one of the 25 home ideas with corks we presented here. You don’t need to spend money for your home, you can easily recycle and reuse the old corks for coasters, maths and much more. Stamps Thread Spool Corks Wreath

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