Tag: Up-Cycle

Scotty Dog Doorstop Pattern

Scotty Dog Doorstop Pattern

Fix that annoying door that is always drifting shut with this cute Scotty dog doorstop pattern. A handmade doorstop is a quick and easy thing to make and can be filled with uncooked rice, sand or dried beans. You can make it to coordinate with the fabrics in your room or use a bright funky…

How To Make A Felt Wreath

Learn how to make a felt wreath using recycled jumpers. This fantastic project from Felt, Cut and Sew Unique is an inspiration to reduce consumption around the festive season and to use what you have to make something new to share or to give!  You Will Need Felted wool sweater scraps Sharp fabric scissors or…

Tie Dye Trend Alert | Get the Look

Tie dye is making a major comeback and can be seen everywhere from the glossy pages of interiors magazines to international catwalks. You won’t need to go to a festival to see a wide range of tie dyed textiles this year. Tie Dye Trend: Spotted Influential designers including Alexander Wang, Michael Kors and Fausto Puglisi all featured…

DIY Kitchen Cabinets Makeover: How to Upcycle

Renovating a kitchen can be hard work, and expensive too. So try a DIY kitchen cabinets makeover — skip the cost and upheaval of completely new units, and amaze with these easy-to-achieve looks… As our contribution to the Thrifty Jan Blog Hop, we’d love to give you some ideas of how to spruce up your…

Shabby Chic Furniture | Kitchen Cupboard Makeovers

Kirstie Allsopp’s Fill Your House For Free inspires people to cast aside their wallets and transform their homes by using free sourced and upcycled furniture. With this idea in mind we’ve found an easy way to give your kitchen a trendy shabby chic furniture makeover without the usual expense. Shabby chic furniture is rapidly increasing in…

Free Furniture | How to Make a Coffee Table

Have you seen Kirstie Allsopp’s TV show, Kirstie’s Fill Your House For Free? By using a touch of creativity she transforms homes by using upcycled and free furniture and fittings. If you like the shabby chic style we’ve found a way to create an attractive coffee table from an old wooden door. This striking piece of…

Upcycled Bracelet Making Ideas

Why buy yourself a new bracelet when you can make your own? Look all around you – in your wardrobe, craft box, local charity shops – and you will find an abundance of random objects that you can upcycle into a new eco-friendly and fashionable bracelet. The Internet is full of fascinating upcycled bracelet making…