Upcycling ideas

Additional reporting by Emily Co. Try these genius ways to reuse items you might otherwise get rid of. See more ideas about DIY, Beach house and Creativity. Upcycle or Repurpose it!

Refurbish, recycle, and reuse your old items for something new with upcycling projects including before and after photos from DIYNetwork. Check out these clever and creative DIY upcycled home decor ideas that will add style and personality to your house.

Incorporate them into your country-decorating scheme with this sweet vase upcycle , perfect for adding a decorative touch to bare shelves and sills. Do you save grocery bags? I do and I have a cabinet dedicated to them. I normally use them as liners for my smaller trash cans and recently, I noticed that I have so many!

So, that got me wondering about . This is called upcycling. Besides serving a purpose (again), repurposed items add this lovely touch of creativity and coziness to the space. Heck, most of the time, upcycled things become even cooler than they originally were.

In order to help you get starte we made a selection of creative repurposing, upcycling and reuse ideas.

Use this list to find upcycling ideas to get inspiration to start a project of your own. Turn Adult Socks Into Toddler Leggings. Adult socks can find a new use as toddler leggings. Ideas for upcycling before you are recycling.

Henry actually has his own . We curate and create the best upcycling ideas. Look through our menus and browse by materials or end uses. To learn more about upcycling check out our about page. April 22nd is Earth Day, the perfect time to take a look at how we live and what we throw away! Get ready to think about . Your recycling bin or garbage can can be a great place to find items that can repurposed in a whole new way.

In my new book, Raised Bed Revolution, I made a few raised beds out of items I’d found at a local antique market—an old wooden suitcase, a metal washbasin, a small dining table, etc. Crafty and diy projects! Every week I host a link party where bloggers share their current and favorite projects for you to read and gain inspiration!

I choose the best projects to be feature and this month was filled with amazing posts on . No matter how much we love our furniture, some pieces tend to start falling apart sooner than others. Ever want to take something you find and create a totally new purpose for it? But if you said yes, here are a few ideas you might like.

DIY grain sack table runner with a canvas drop cloth.