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Repurposing & Upcycling
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Some of the most exciting projects on Hometalk are repurposing & upcycling projects. Hometalk members love to Hometalk about all of the ways that they repurpose and upcycle. You can find photo inspiration for repurposing & upcycling projects, or you can ask the Hometalk community for help with repurposing & upcycling. Creating stylish home décor out of repurposed & upcycled materials is good for the Earth, and good for your wallet. Share your repurposing & upcycling successes on Hometalk!
Wow, there are some awesome DIY Sign ideas shared here on Hometalk. I curated a clipboard of 25 of my favorites this past weekend and I find more sign inspiration to clip everyday! Check it out.....you might be there :-)
My dad wanted to give us a house warming present, so he came up with this idea for some rustic tractor seat bar stools. He had all the supplies on hand: old tire rims, thick mesquite
trunks, tractor seats and a few bolts. It's a really simple design but I think they look great! They won't live at my island forever, I plan to use them outside on the patio since its made from outdoor-friendly materials. Plus, it's all recycled! I think it's a great way to use what was headed for landfill and make into something useful and appealing all at the same time.
Last year I planted flowers in the basket of my sister's vintage Schwinn and it was one of my most popular posts. I decided to do the same thing this year with a few changes - different flowers and a "fun banner".
I picked this rusty fire pit out of the bowels of trash hell! I wanted to use it outdoors as a hanging light or fill it with sedum as a vertical garden. But in order for it to not
eventually disintegrate, I had to do some restoration.
You can do this with anything rusty that you want to be able to use but not have it continue to rust. This process is sooo simple! See the pictures for explanation and then get to it! I can NOT decide if I still want to use it outdoors or if I want to use it inside as my kitchen light! If I transform it further, I'll let you know