Posts Tagged ‘upcycle’

Ideas For Vintage Kitchen Cabinets

As part of our #realhomesmovement, some of our lovely community have been bringing out their gorgeous home pics! Recently I shared a beautiful home tour from Pretty Rustic and this gorgeous vintage kitchen cabinet. I then shared a tour of Gina’s home, which also includes a stunning vintage kitchen cabinet. It triggered off a whole lot…

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The Bower Reuse Centre Launches an Online Store!

Sponsored by The Bower Love your vintage as much as we do? Retro. Vintage. Unique. That’s what you’ll find at The Bower’s brand new online store! A long time supporter of The Bower Reuse Centre  & Repair Centre, we are very excited to see this launch of their online store. The Bower team have been beavering…

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Little Hipster Upcycled Cubbies & Playhouses

Upcycled Timber Cubby Houses from Little Hipster Kubbies

Do you remember the magic of a great cubby house? As kids my sister and I used to create them from whatever was available including the large peppercorn tree in our backyard where we spent ours with hours with our hands deep in mud pies. Our son has a fabulous recycled cubby house that Mr…

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Sustainable Home Hub Feature – Lovely Lady Lamps

Kerry Grammenos from Lovely Lady Lamps is our featured Sustainable Home Hub business today. Based in Melbourne, Kerry creates the most divine vintage lamps with handmade shades. She uses vintage lamp bases, vintage fabrics, secondhand lamp bases, curtains, tablecloths and clothing, to create masterpieces like these! Who are you? Tell us about the people behind the…

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How to make an Upcycled BBQ Fire Pit

how to upcycle and old BBQ into a firepit

The weather is definitely very much turned to winter across Australia this weekend and this makes you think of warm rugs, soaking hot baths and, fires! Do you have an outdoor area you would love to warm with a fire pit? They can be brilliant for toasting marshmallows, making your own damper, and warming your…

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How to Upcycle Old Tins into Succulent or Herb Gardens

How to upcycle old cans for succulents or herb gardens

If you are anything like me you probably end up with about five to six tins in your recycling at the end of each week…Stacey from The Upcycle Bandwagon says she gets three just from cooking spaghetti bolognese! She is sharing a project completed recently about how to upcycle old tins into succulent or herb…

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Seeing Beauty in the Old, Bent, Broken & Rusty

Sometimes a career path, or simply a skill, a craft, or a talent, is sitting inside you, just waiting for the right moment to emerge, like a butterfly. Your past journey often has some steps, moments, experiences, that eventually lead you there. And one day you arrive. James Gianchino’s story is just like this. He…

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Upcycled Garden Art From Barbed Wire

upcycled garden art from barbed wire

Sarah Browning of SB Creations, creates upcycled garden art for your home, using old barb wire, wire, old plough discs and used farm pieces. Starting in 2014, she began her business by making handmade soy candles. The garden art started in 2015, firstly with the creation of barb wire balls with her partner’s Mother, Lea. Sarah’s…

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