Monthly Archives: January 2014

Reuse Recycled bottles

- Recycle, Repurpose

You’re a big wine drinker and have plenty of leftover wine bottles? What do you do with them? Do you put them in a recycle bin and let them disappear in a furnace? I’m sure we can do more than that and we can transform them in useful, decorative objects. Creative recyclers have converted old bottles into different household objects and works of art.

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DIY: Turn a Broken Down Cabinet Into Beautiful Credenza Using Scrap Wood

- Before & After, DIY
Recently, a beautiful pair of cabinets came into my life — battered, beaten, but with noble bones. A careless string of miserable individuals had heaped abuse upon them under the sickly fluorescent light of some back office.  Yet they stood, faithfully storing files, holding up lamps and coffee makers, enduring the indignities of scratched paint and scotch-tape repairs.  After thirty-five years of service, they were dropped on the curb, left in the Chicago cold, winter wind rattling a few last papers around their feet.  A gentle soul scooped them into his truck and brought them to our warehouse for resuscitation.
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DIY: Zip Tie Lantern

- Creative Lighting, DIY

An awesome home decor DIY, this Zip Tie Lantern is totally unique and really beautiful. Best of all: it's made from standard zip ties found in the electrical department of Home Depot! 

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Image credit: Momtastic

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