Friday, February 22, 2013
Around the internet--the upcycling edition
Ingrid Vaca Diez does the ultimate in upcycling--she builds homes for the poor from recycled plastic bottles and other gleaned materials. You can see a short video about it above; the link has a story and a longer video (about 25 minutes). I am so not worthy.
Are you handy? Then you can make outdoor dining furniture from old pallets.
Here are 17 other ways you can re-purpose wood pallets.
Check out 10 Easy Upcycled Craft Projects over at Country Living.
30 Ways to Re-purpose and Reuse Old Stuff. Some of this is a little out there for me (and I do not have an old piano), but it's interesting to see how people can and do reuse things.
If you are all thumbs like me, fear not! You can still re-purpose things like soup cans, egg cartons, and other everyday household items in no time.