Recycle old bedsheets into a lovely woven DIY rag rug to accent any room in the house.
A wall of salvaged doors
paint brush handles - amaze! Could have saved the cost of handles for my new kitchen if I'd seen this in time!
Dishfunctional Designs: Global Recycling: Old Globes Upcycled
Upcycled - Repurposed Old Door - Fun Things to do with Old Doors. Old door hall tree : old door porch swing : old door sliding barn door.
TAMARA FOGLE bags (crafted in the UK from reclaimed antique flour sacks from Germany
*Huge* silk lanterns made from upcycled umbrellas! Beautiful!
Surf Board Gate!
Use an old picture frame and wood to make extra storage shelves!
DIY: How to Make a Lamp From a Broken Table - this is a great DIY! Tutorial.
This chandelier is made with microphones!
Suspended chandelier composed of three concentric elements made of recycled corrugated cardboard 100 % handcrafted Made in Italy. Cardboard is color Havana natural soul, white in the exterior; the holder and all the electrical parts, color choice, are included. Bulb not included. Diameter 50 cm. Height : 26 cm . Lampholder CE certificate. Cardboard is an unjustly underestimated material because it can be used to create forms completely unexpected. .
Christmas tree made from old rakes! Love it
An unused hutch, armoire, or bookcase can quickly transform into a beverage station with a little paint and creativity. Store bottles and beverage glasses on open shelves for easy access while entertaining. You can also free up shelf space by outfitting the underside of a shelf with hanging storage for wine glasses. Use drawers and cabinets below to store serving trays, utensils, and linens./
Flowers from Recycled Plastic Bottles
recycled plastic bottles
Petal lamp shade made from plastic bottles
Artist Mary Ellen Croteau is showing these columns made from recycled plastic cartons and lids in the window of the Columbia College bookstore on Michigan Avenue. They are a playful homage to Brancusi's "Endless Columns", with a serious environmental message for our times:
Occasionally I have an empty Patron bottle. They are shaped just like these. Never knew what to do with them. Bling...duh. Vases or candle holders.
Add a touch of magic to a child’s bedroom or bring the East to your mantelpiece during the holiday season. Vintage cotton from repurposed saris sewn in the traditional kantha stitch. #fairtrade #christmasstocking
Whiskey Bottles Pulley - Lamp Recycling, Pendant Lighting - iD Lights | iD Lights
Repurposed lamp shade - made into a gift basket! Great idea!
How to Get the Kitchen of Your Dreams - Rethink Your Island Dreams "By repurposing a cool piece of vintage furniture, like this armoire, you can make a one-of-a-kind kitchen island and save the antique piece from a landfill." —Cortney and Robert Novogratz, authors of Home by Novogratz (Artisan Books)
closet, doors from repurpose armoire doors - like Narnia!
Mount a tray on a stand for an interesting side table. Group multiples (even of different kinds) for an eclectic departure from the coffee table.