How To Work With Salvaged Wood

Woodworking has been popular with a lot of people in the past years. For one, many people started woodworking as a hobby. But, because of the fulfillment, it has brought their lives, a simple pastime grew into a more serious work or business.  Most woodworkers use salvaged wood. This type of wood refers to the […]

Awesome aquarium and fish pond ideas for your backyard

Having a pond or aquarium in your backyard doesn’t have to be an expensive project. Glass aquariums are pricey, requires constant maintenance, and are not always attractive especially outdoors. Well, there are other options that are just as visually attractive if not more at a fraction of the price of the conventional aquariums. You can […]

Repurposed Tire Projects

Getting rid of old tires is a huge problem. Regardless of this reality there are lots of tires that end up in the dumps. This shouldn’t be case if only people knew of the creative ways of recycling old tires, and turning them into something useful. The only limit to these ideas is your imagination. […]

Upcycled Soda Crate Projects

Soda Crates

Modern packaging may have it’s advantages, but it certainly lacks lasting appeal. Somehow, we just can’t see cardboard or shrinkwrap looking this good in another 30 years!  Does the rustic look fit your taste? Then soda crate projects will definitely suit your home! It seems everybody is jumping on the vintage bandwagon these days with  an […]

Recycled Rim BBQ Fire Pit

People love to barbecue. That’s both a generalization and a plain fact.  We all have different reasons for enjoying outdoor cooking and dining. Food cooked over an open fire outdoors is naturally fresher. And a good outdoor grill just makes the entire cooking and dining experience a big event. You might say grilling outdoors is […]

Spin-out dog treat game

They are called ‘man’s best friend’ for a reason. The relationship you have with your dog is good for your heart – and your soul. Positive feelings, affection, and security are the building blocks of a happy and healthy life. So why not do something for your furry buddy today? Get some plastic bottles for this […]

Upcycle ceiling fan blades into giant dragonflies

Ceiling Fan Blades Dragonflies

Let giant dragonflies invade your garden or yard by upcycling old ceiling fan blades! This outdoor decor is sure to make passers-by take a second look… Don’t have an old ceiling fan? Why not search your local thrift store? And while you’re there, go look for a straight but carved table leg because you’ll be needing it, […]

Ten clever ways to re-purpose wine bottles

Drink a bottle of wine, throw the empty in the recycling bin, right? Don’t drink wine? Then empty wine bottles are still pretty easy to come by!  A couple of quick calls and you’ll probably have all you need… Here are some great projects you can do with those empty bottles that will make you […]

Wishing well planter made from recycled tires

Wishing Well Planter Recycled Tires

Put some magic in your garden with this great décor idea – a wishing well planter made from recycled tires! It’s the perfect addition to your garden and it’s so easy to make. Follow the step-by-step instruction here and you will have your wishing well planter in just a few hours. First, you will have […]

DIY Cupboard Door Art Desk

DIY Cupboard Door Art Desk

A lot of kitchens are dumped every week and if you’re into DIY projects, then there’s a treasure trove that you don’t want to miss. Look for discarded cupboards and you will have the primary materials for a cupboard door desk that your child will love! You can repurpose them into a desk where your kids […]

DIY Clay Pot Lighthouse

Looking for a simple project to decorate your yard? Why not make this DIY clay pot lighthouse? This quick project is very easy to do and would only take a couple of hours of your time. You could use a battery-operated light or better yet a solar one for a safe and more inexpensive lighting. It’s a […]

Nine ingenius ways to upcycle those empty plastic barrels

55-Gallon Plastic Barrel Projects

Plastic barrels are usually used for storing and selling liquids. Empty, they might be considered trash, but they can be so much more with these clever ideas!  Typically strong and durable, those empty plastic barrels can be upcycled in some wonderful ways by clever DIYers. Plastic barrels are a versatile material DIY-ers can always consider when they’re in need of something […]

10 amazing ways to repurpose old boats

Repurpose Old Boats

Having a boat that you can go fishing in or just enjoy the beautiful sunset while you’re out on the water is great. But having a weathered or broken boat that has outlived its use on water is just as wonderful for these repurposing ideas! Are you a fan of the beach, the nautical, rustic, or the […]

Cut and Frame

Grange Park, London N21, United Kingdom – Ashton Porter Architects Project Year :     2013 Developed Area :     178.0 sqm ( 1922.4 Sq ft2 ) Photographs :     Andy Stagg The Cut and Frame house is the product of a remodelling project aimed at providing separate but connected working spaces for the […]

There’s a Doppelgänger in France

Saint-Molf, France – KARST architecture Project Year :     2016 Developed Area :     40.0 m2 ( 432 ft2 ) Photographs :     Amélie Labourdette This house built with wood wanted to mimic the ancient traditional houses made of stone and cob wall. Hence, it’s named the Doppelgänger as its characteristics follow the […]

Trellis From Recycled Materials

Trellis made from old spring bed.

If you are looking for a way to organize or spruce up your  garden, then a trellis would be the thing for you. Trellises come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can differ in their design, purpose, and material. The one thing all have in common is that they will cost you. Need a […]

Nine ingenious recycled fence ideas

Fence Ideas

Want to build a new fence for your yard? These recycled fence ideas are sure to make your home stand out in the neighbourhood! We’ve all seen beautiful fences that we wished we had for our own yard. We pause for a while, smile, marvel at the creativity, and wonder how they were built. Some even take […]

Clever old screen door ideas

Even old screen doors can be re-purposed into a number of clever and beautiful ways! If you have one, then you’ve got to see these ideas… Old and weathered screen doors may look ugly for an entry door, but re-purposing or upcycling is a great way for bringing out their beauty. So don’t throw away […]

Eleven interesting garden bed edging ideas

Sometimes it’s great to have your garden edge merge with your lawn, especially if you’re using a groundcover. But, more often than not, a defined edge is a better option. Garden edging defines your garden and also gives you a clean edge to mow up to. If you’re looking for some edging ideas, here’s a […]

Repurposed Pot Lid Projects

Repurposed Pot Lids

Pots and pans and lids! Have you noticed that it’s never the lids that wear out? But we tend to throw out both pot and lid since what good is a lid without a saucepan, right? Wrong. In fact, there are lots of projects that you can make with those lids. Here are just a few […]

The Transatron Project by Patrick Buckle

Transatron Project by Patrick Buckle

Having purchased a small vacant block of land I was keen to find an affordable and comfortable solution to make use of the beautiful mountain location and escape the city for weekends and holidays. After a career of building things to be delivered quickly and efficiently in theatre, I began a search for compact and […]

Recycling – are you doing it wrong?

Recycling

If your family is like mine, you try hard to recycle every thing possible. Nowadays, our garbage bin is hardly worth walking out for collection because it’s rarely more than 20% full. On the other hand, our recycling bin is always full to overflowing. That’s a ‘feel good’ experience, so imagine my surprise when I […]

Horseshoe Christmas Tree

Horseshoe Christmas Tree

Bored of your old Christmas tree? Then here’s an awesome idea you just might like – build your own unique Christmas tree made of horseshoes! These personalized horseshoe decorations are beautiful and unique. They can add charm to any space. The project is simple enough so that you can start right away without any large costs. It […]

Fence Decoration Ideas

Fence Decoration Ideas

How does your backyard look right now? Is it ready for your summer cookouts and get-togethers? If you feel like your outdoor area is too plain and boring, perhaps decorating your fence can help bring more life to it! And we’re not talking about a paint job or the more pricey option of building a new one! Fences […]