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A Day's Worth of Creative Recycling - Glassware

It doesn't have to be crystal to catch the rays. Let yourself be inspired with today's small burst of reclaimed glassware creations.   I recently inherited some wine and shot glasses from Swedish great grandma and I'm thinking about…

My Favorite Recycled Sweater Ideas

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The leaves on the trees are turning glorious shades of red, yellow and brown - and for me that's a sure signal that it's time to start unpacking my cozies - sweaters, gloves, and scarves. I don't know how it happens, but somehow each year my…

3.8 Million Trees Cut Down in China Each Year

"A culture is no better than how it treats its woods." - W.H. Auden This is not an accusatory finger-pointing rant. It's more like a 'Hey, we need to educate ourselves and make a change" kind of post. Did you know that 3.8 million trees are…

Walking the Walk - on Recycled Rugs

Do you "walk the walk" for creative recycled designs? For me, it's a journey that takes me further along my path each day. Today's share is a collection of some of my favorite underfoot recycled design - so your little tootsies have something…

Creative Recycling with Sports Equipment

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If your house is like our house, back to school means back to sports. And now after seeing the creativity out there with old sports equipment, I'm dreaming of a day when current equipment becomes old equipment and I get to take ownership. We've…

Good Deeds In Dublin

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I'm home from a weekend visiting longtime friends in Dublin. Don't you just absolutely love that feeling that you just got together with your friends yesterday... even though it has been over a decade? I love it! And while I was there I also…
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Top 17 Ideas for Recycling Toilet Rolls

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TP rolls, loo rolls, poo rolls...regardless of what you call them, I don't foresee a shortage of toilet paper rolls any time soon. And they can only be made into so many TP animals at the kid's schools (but still, you might see 1 or 2 in this…

A Day's Worth of Creative Recycling Ideas

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Summer is relaxing. A little too relaxing perhaps? My blogging and research for recycled design inspiration has been sporadic at best - but as the summer winds down and I return to some sense of normalcy (at least in my dreamworld), the search…

Under the Recycled Baobab Tree

Oh recycled fabric baobab tree... how I adore thee! And just to give you an idea of the size of this tree, have a look at the guy on the ladder! Sculpture by Pirate Technics, via Inhabitat Wouldn't something like this, on a somewhat…

A Day's Worth of Inspiration - Recycle and Repurpose

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The weekend is inching closer and closer, and I hope you're going to be able to set aside a slot of time to re.Create - because I've uncovered some pretty fabulous projects that are definitely worth a try. It's all in the name of another day…