Posts Tagged ‘upcycled’

Pocket Watch Pill Boxes Upcycled Creations!

Don’t you just love it when your worlds collide? This happened recently in our diabetes group when Leon Tribe, from Pocket Watch Pill Box, shared his business of upcycling pocket watches into pillboxes.  Based in Sydney, he has an etsy shop where he sells his gorgeous alternatives to a plastic pill box for people with any…

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Upcycled Play Kitchen from a Change Table/Dresser!

upcycled play kitchen project

I know you all love a good upcycling project and our friends from the Salvaged Boutique are the queens of upcycling ideas! We have shared some of their work before and love the fact that while we are in different countries, we share the same passion for reinventing and recycling things into useful and beautiful…

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Glass Leaf Studio Upcycled Terrariums

There is something magical about glass, and especially stained glass. Those grand old homes with an array of colours and patterns, majestic churches and other magnificent buildings full of pattern and colour glinting off the glass, are just remarkable. I am sure many of you have memories of such glass. My mum did a leadlighting…

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Industrial Architecture and an Upcycled Railway Chair!

  There is nothing like seeing a remarkable upcycle, something completely unexpected. It shows how resourceful we can be and opens your mind to possibilities – that is why we all love upcycling so much don’t you agree! Sam Payne contacted me a while back to share an extremely cool upcycle of an old steel casting…

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Sustainable Home Hub Feature – Adrian Lawson Lighting

Adrian Lawson Design - making lights from discarded venetian blinds - on recycled interiors and the sustaianble home hub

Adrian Lawson is located on the northern beaches of Sydney in Avalon, and designs and produces lights made from discarded wooden venetian blinds. “We have a partnership with a local blind repair/manufacturer who supplies us with used blinds. We then dismantle them and pass the metal components back to them so they can be used to…

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An upcycled holiday home in Byron Bay

What is your favourite holiday destination? We are very lucky to have our own family beach shack just 2 and a half hours from our place which I adore, but a road trip exploring new places with the family is top on the list of my dream holidays. Also on the bucket list of places…

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Funky Dory – Recycled Plastic Fashion, Clocks & Art!

Jacq Chorlton from Funky Dory, creates gorgeous handcrafted clocks, recycled material sculptures, paintings and more. Her recent creation – a recycled plastic dress – won the category award ‘colour palette’ at the Mandurah Wearable Art Showcase. The ‘Common Threads Wearable Art’ page on Facebook, shows lots of great photos of the range of amazing outfits submitted to the…

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Rustic Decorating Inspiration for your home

rustic decorating inspiration at

Do you love a touch of the rustic in your decorating? If so you will love today’s blog post about adding a touch of rustic decorating to your home. Get some inspiration for ideas that can add a touch of the old, the organic and the tactile, to your decor. The idea of rustic does…

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10 Funky Upcycled Lounge Room Ideas

Upcycled radiator coffee table via Kuttelfish on Recycled Interiors

Have you ever thought about using something upcycled in your home but wondered where to start? Well Recyclers, we have some very funky upcycled lounge room ideas for your inspo today from our friends at the very cool Kuttlefish.  Upcycled Auto-Loveseat How dreamy is this!! Take that old car and turn it into an auto…

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House Tour: Emma’s Upcycled Cottage

I shared this house tour a while ago and it was so popular I thought I would refresh it and bring it back to the limelight for your enjoyment! We all love to seek inspiration from each other in our lives and this upcycled home is an amazingly pretty cottage which has been renovated using…

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House Tour, Sarah’s Vintage Upcycled Bedroom

vintage upcycled house tour

I have a wonderful tour of a vintage upcycled bedroom today. Sarah has undertaken to transform her room in her parent’s country home with upcycled and vintage decor and has done an amazing job! Hope you enjoy and find some inspiration. Sarah is 22 years old and is currently studying her diploma in interior design and…

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