On: Saturday, August 24, 2013
To get tips on how to upcycle, such as projects involving kitchen d?cor, sometimes it is best just to look at what people have already made. Here are ten tips from upcycled items around the web, all having to do with kitchens.
On: Monday, April 15, 2013
Don't be so quick to throw it out. Instead, check out these awesome and creative upcycling ideas for old suitcases.
On: Thursday, March 7, 2013
On: Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Obviously, this is better than tossing them both environmentally and economically. But we still have more than we need, and I had no idea what to do with them. Sell them? Give them away? That is when my Pinterest instinct kicked in and I knew I had to see if I could find some good upcycling projects for them.
These are the ten coolest I found.
1. Tire Swing
On: Monday, June 25, 2012
It used several pairs of jeans, I guess, because the scraps are in different colors.
Denim is thick and reliable material, so it should be quite durable. Play around for more designs!
No matter why you need more outdoor furniture (for summer outdoors or renting), this is a great money-saving idea!
More cool DIY chairs for outdoors!:
On: Friday, February 17, 2012
When I stumbled upon this cool Hello Kitty chair on Flickr, I thought "Would she love that chair?" What are your thoughts?
On: Thursday, August 4, 2011
Breathe new life into your backyard chair!
On: Saturday, February 13, 2010
And on top of all, most of drinking straw gadgets look plain awesome (I mean it!) Take thisdrinking straw live light, drinking straw chair and this drinking straw furniture:
On: Thursday, December 17, 2009
The concept covered in this DIY project is similar to the one we already shared here: a magazine rack. These stools are no more than just tightly rolled newspapers but surprisingly they do look cool!
On: Monday, December 14, 2009
I am honestly not sure how if this chair is comfortable or solid enough but its other benefits are obvious: (1) it must have a relaxing messaging effect (just like plastic bottle chair and tennis ball chair we've seen before) and (2) it is sure to appeal to your friends who come to visit!
On: Saturday, November 14, 2009
OK, we already have all kinds of weird and fun chairs: a cardboard chair, a glass bottle chair, a tennis ball chair and even a drinking straw chair! And today we have yet another cool-looking, funky diy chair: a shotgun shells chair (warning: you'll need too many shotgun shells for that)!
On: Saturday, October 31, 2009
Yes, to be able to create this arm-chair you will have to drink a lot. Or you can ask your friends to store corks champaign and wine bottle they drink over this holiday season.
If you have many friends who can make fun, you stand good chances to create this arm chair in the very beginning of the next year!
And well, another reason to have a really happy holiday!
by Gabriel Wiese
On: Thursday, October 29, 2009
I am not sure how solid this plastic bottles chair is but it looks like a comfortable one. I don't mean it is good for sitting there all day long but it does seem to have some relaxing massage effect we all need at the end of a long day.
All you need is to collect plastic bottles and glue them together!
by Pawel Grunert
On: Friday, October 23, 2009
OK, to make this chair you'll need thousands of plastic drinking straws, ton of patience and a lot of really good glue, but, boy, the result is well worth it!
On: Thursday, October 8, 2009
While we have already covered chairs made of traffic signs, we find it necessary to share this diy project as it contains a detailed instruction on creating a road sign stool!
On: Wednesday, October 7, 2009
If you still need more ways to recycle egg carton - apart from eggcrate lamps and other diy gadgets we posted on recently - man, you must have plenty of egg carton, here's another idea for you: a comfortable footstool.
The egg crates seem to be pressed and colored:
As a footstool it can be used upright or on its side for a relaxing rocking motion; it also makes a sturdy base for a coffee table.
On: Tuesday, October 6, 2009
We once mentioned one cool way to re-use FedEx shipping tubes: as a wine bottle rack. Here's another creative way to take advantage of FedEx triangular shipping tubes if you receive plenty of mail: create a FedEx tubes stool!
It doesn't look too comfortable to say at least but can be a good idea if you need a temporal place to sit on.
On: Sunday, October 4, 2009
I am sure this chair has a cool massage effect: so you can just sit and relax! Great way to relax after a hard long day!
The tennis balls you see are not glued in place; they are held only by different-sized holes in the top and bottom sheets of plywood. The holes on the bottom are smaller so the balls don't push through when you sit on it.
On: Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Need a quick stool for your porch? Here's a brilliant idea for you: a stool a of a wheel!
The wheel still spins, and a little red paint gives it a jaunty airNot sure how comfortable it is but why not?
On: Tuesday, September 29, 2009
The chair is claimed to be made from "recycled, officially retired aluminum traffic signs." They look nice actually and can be purchased for 1, 000 each or can be hand made if you have a place to find retired road signs on mind.