Archive for February, 2012

Upcycled Lighting: Vintage Slide Lamp

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Amazing idea – Much better than keeping family memories in a dusty old box!

Found it on Rachelareynolds ETSY shop.

Upcycled Math: Old Flip Flops + Bath Towel = Spa Slippers

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Spa Slippers!  Divine!

Found it at craftynest, she was even kind enough to provide a tutorial.

Vintage Apron

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Very sweet.

Created by cherishedvintage.

Suitcase Chest of Drawers

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

I’m on the lookout now.

Found this great idea at debholien.

Upcycled Global: Dress a Girl Around The World Pillowcase Dress

Friday, February 17th, 2012

This is such a cute dress, and such a great cause.

Pattern and detailed tutorial included.  Found it at littlegirlstudio

Upcycled Global: Clean The World

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Clean the World Foundation, Inc. was founded in February 2009 and has a two-part mission:

1. Collect and recycle soap and shampoo products discarded by the hospitality industry every day.

2. Through the distribution of these and other donated hygiene products to impoverished people, prevent the millions of deaths caused by hygiene-related illnesses every day.

Since its inception, Clean the World has been steadily increasing its services and operations to accommodate rapidly expanding community needs, awareness and donations, and has accepted in-kind donations of more than $1,000,000.  In the process, Clean the World has put over 9.5 million soap bars and 200,000 pounds of shampoo and conditioner back into human use, simultaneously eliminating over 600 tons of waste.

Please take time to read more about this amazing organization at cleantheworld  or visit them on Facebook.

Clothespin Bill Sorters

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

I love the simple ideas that make life a little easier.

Found this on etsy.


Upcycled Holiday: Rockin’ Hearts

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Found this super cute idea at bluevelvetchair – always awesome.

Bike Clock

Monday, February 13th, 2012

I like it!

Thanks monkey-see-monkey-do.

Epic: Eyeglases Chandelier

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Designer Stuart Haygarth’s, “Optical” is made out of 4,500 lenses from prescription eyeglasses.

See more at stuarthaygarth.

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