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blue vintage book hook

DIY Vintage Book Hooks

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We just love everything about them! Whether it's your babe's bib, a handtowel, or your springtime scarf... keep them in reach and keep it cute! And no worries, folks. These books were already earmarked for the dump. They're…
Repurposed doorknob hook with tutorial

Doorknob Hooks with a Toot

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It's cute. It's clever. Two ingredients for a fab repurposed project to melt our hearts. These generic doorknobs typically allow lots of keys to insert and your guests will have a fun trying to match up their own keys to hang while…
greenhouse recycled windows

Rock and Roll Reclaimed Greenhouse / Återbruksväxthus "Rock n´Rull"

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(Svensk översättning längst ned) It rocks - because it's made from 100% reclaimed materials. It rolls - because they put wheels on it! Klas popped into our Shared Studio each time he had a few hours to spare over these past several…
upcycled nesting tables

Shared Studio Upcycle

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  (Svensk översättning längst ned) Did you know that we share our studio? If you need to create something and you lack the space or time at home - we have studio rental by the hour. It even includes the use of our tools. Inspiration…
telephone booth

Phone Booth For Sale

It’s true. Video killed the radio star. And now mobile phones are killing the telephone booth.  Source:  Telia.com  In 2015, Swedish phone booths will officially become extinct as they remove the very last one from the streets of my hometown.…
repurposed crib bench

Sunny Days and Repurposed Benches

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It was a sunny day today. Which led me to thinking about how long it's been since I sat in the sun (Swedish winters are brutally long). Which led me to think about sitting on benches. Which led me to thinking about repurposed bench designs.…
folk art furniture by Floyd Gompf

Folk Art Furniture

I just LOVE a day when I stumble on an artisan who's creations speak to me. Really, they do. They speak to me. They say, "LOOK AT ME! I'M MARVELOUS!" Like Floyd Gompf's folk art furniture pieces. I love them. I just absolutely love them!…
DIY shabby chic upcycle

A Shabby Chic "Light" Upcycle

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Sometimes there just aren't the right terms to describe a design aesthetic. My friend said she wanted her old hope chest refurbished and upcycled in shabby chic style. But when you stand in her home, it is anything but shabby chic. So we created…
recycled kitchen sink

Reuse: Old Stuff, New Ways

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I love to find new thinkers in the world of reuse and recycle. Like this ridiculously simple but oh-so-clever switcheroo from old sink to new modern chair, courtesy of Design Jazz in Ireland. Well done! Until next time... Mike  
reclaimed wood hearts - Valentine's Day

Valentine Hearts - Reclaimed Wood

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I have an affinity for hearts... and not just for Valentine's Day. They have their place in my home decor year-round. And you know that I have a soft spot for all things recycled, repurposed, upcycled, and such.  So I'll be searching and searching…