repurposed teapot lamps

Redesigned Teapot Lamps

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If you're like us, you get tired of seeing the same ol' same ol' lamps in office environments. Sigh. Just because it's a work environment doesn't mean it has to be boring! In fact, it should be the opposite - an inspiring environment that increases…
sauna reclaimed materials

Scandinavian Sauna - Reclaimed / Skandinavisk Bastu - Återanvänd

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(Svensk översättning längst ned) We're so excited! We've got a new building in town. It's a sauna that's open to the public. It's built on old existing pillars on the river. And it's made from reclaimed materials! Isn't it divine? And…
scrap wood wall art

A Labor of Scrap Wood Love

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(Svensk översättning längst ned) Our rule of thumb? If we would have it in our own home, then we're darn happy with the results! Last week we delivered one of our favorite projects to date - a full dining room interior design for Gothenburg…
redesigned candlesticks

Redesigned Candlesticks Revisited

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We created 3 series of our redesigned candlesticks before we were through. It was a fun and super satisfying project to keep our hands busy - as if we didn't have enough to do. But sometimes it's good to get away from the 'must do' and spend…
branch door handles

Opening Doors / Dörrar På Glänt

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(Svensk översättning längst ned) Sometimes all we need to make us happy are DIY branch door handles. We used salvaged boat rail hardware and Micki found the branches, whittled the ends, and sanded them super smooth to the touch. They…
unique bathroom sink

Dare to be Different / Våga Vara Annorlunda

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(Svensk översättning längst ned) What do you remember about places that you visit? Me? It's often the bathroom that really sticks out. My experience says if there is something unique about the bathroom (simply called the toilet for those…

The {Christmas} Writing's on the Wall

You want to try something new. You want to make an impression. You just don't have the space. Whatever your reason for considering a repurposed Christmas tree for your wall this year, you'll LOVE these 10 ideas that inspire!   I'm…
recycled and repurposed christmas trees

No Ordinary Christmas Tree

Warning!  These are not your Dad's Christmas trees. No, these are new thinkers. Made with reclaimed and recycled materials. Once again pushing the boundaries on personal expression - just in time for the Christmas holiday.   Inspired?…

Cast Iron Casting

Cast iron. It's so nice and heavy and industrial chic. But how can you recycle or repurpose it? That was the question from one of our Facebook friends recently. I was stumped. And I had a hard time finding inspirational cast iron projects to…

A Day's Worth of Inspiration - Recycle and Repurpose

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…