Do you want to make your home a better place for living? Don’t want to spend much on buying new stuff for your home? Then this article is for you. We bring you creative DIY ideas on how to reuse and upcycle old stuff you already have to make beautiful and useful things for your home. Most of these ideas are easy and cheap to make and can be done as a small weekend project.
Upcycled Solar Lamp Posts
Robin @ ReDo It Yourself Inspirations has post segments called "Cut the Cord". She provides so many clever ideas for outdoor lighting solutions sans conventional electricity. A while ago I had seen a photo on Pinterest from her posts. Later I took a trip to a local flea market and found these lamps without shades that were perfect for this project. I had not realized how almost identical they are to the ones used in the inspiration photo. Pretty close right? So I did the same thing. Took out…
Home Lighting Ideas Expressed With Wine Bottle Crafts | Homesthetics - Inspiring ideas for your home.
We will show you how empty wine bottles can be used for lighting a house in a way that will inspire others to follow suit.
How To Make A Traditional Rag Rug [INFOGRAPHIC] | Rag Rug Tutorial
Learn how to make a rag rug out of your leftover fabric scraps, or old tarnished clothes and rags! You'll love this old homesteading tradition.
Reclaimed Barn Beam Bench
These hand hewn beams were salvaged from a 100+ year old church. They are 5-6 feet long. The legs are made out of 2 inch square tubing. These benches have a great rustic/ industrial look. The metal is coated to prevent rusting or color change. Each beam is unique and has its own look. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions.
Vintage Light Shades Upcycled Tiered Serving Storage Wrought Iron Pink
This started with what to do with the vintage lighting shades I have collected. They fit perfectly inside a wrought iron dish holder turned upside down as bowls. I then had a fabulous piece for anywhere! To be used in the kitchen for fruits and veggies, bathroom for towels and soaps or by the front door to collect keys and mail. Or a plant stand or bird feeder! Love this! The three are different shades of pink. All glass and have beautiful patterns. They are in excellent condition. Tried…
Paper Bead Jewelry- Upcycled US Road Atlas Map Bracelet Cuff, Map Jewelry, Paper Jewelry, Paper Bead
I made this cuff style bracelet from my hand rolled paper beads made from a vintage United States road atlas. The paper beads are on annealed steel wire strung on galvanized steel wire. This bracelet is about 7 1/2" from end to end. The steel wire frame the bracelet is strung on is flexible enough to have enough give to fit a variety of wrist sizes, but strong enough to keep its shape. This item is made to order, so there may be slight differences from the one pictured. I can also make this…