Upcycle, Upcycle, Upcycle!
Upcycling: making a formerly used item into something new and/or different. Repurpose: using something that could still be used into something different or for another purpose.
Up cycle old folding chair to shelf and clothes rack
Map Chair - Mod Podge old chair with an old map. Great Upcycle!
Decoupage map chair. - Mod Podge Rocks
Drawer Liner with an unused map! Great upcycle!
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Burying a freezer to use as a root cellar. Upcycle freezer that no longer works into a root cellar. This is awesome!
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Look for a heavy paper or vinyl pull-down version meant for classrooms, as those usually have a rolling mechanism already in place. (Search "school maps" on eBay.) DIY Steps: 1. Screw brackets made for roller shades (at hardware stores) into your window frame, then mount. 2. If your map doesn't have the rods and spring attached, use a roller shade kit (find one at joann.com).
Omgoodness!! This is an awesome upcycle! Use an old school roll down map for a very unique window shade!!
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GREAT recycle, repurpose or upcycle! Run wrapping papers left overs or used wrapping paper through a paper shredder and use as box/bag liner for gifts
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Upcycle Cleaning Wipes container to a container for a roll of garbage bags. So much more easier access.
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UPCYCLE DIY-Sweater-Lampshade-Tutorial-by-Unskinny-Boppy-www.unskinnyboppy.com-2 I love the idea of adding pattern and texture to a lampshade with a few simple cuts and some glue. It’s amazing the changes you can make it a mere 20 minutes!