10 Unusual RePurposed Items that are also Useful

It’s hard finding things to blog about that are repurposing-related.  I want to find ideas that are truly USEFUL to you or your home, and not just some art stuck on the wall (which, yes, has a purpose…but you know what I mean).  Second, I am looking for projects or … Continue reading

Upcycling for the Non-Crafter

I often hear “I don’t have a creative bone in my body” or “My brain just doesn’t think that way”.  Oh yes you do and yes it does.  You’re just tackling the wrong projects that inhibit rather than unleash your potential.  You are not a non-crafter! No? Ok.  Well, here … Continue reading

Upcycled Baby: Repurposed Wool Items for Baby with Links

recycled cashmere baby hat

Many people think wool and young skin don’t mix.  Wool is scratchy, right?  Not always.  I’ll tell you what to look for so that you don’t have an unhappy kiddo on a cold day.  All skin, young and old, benefits from a bit of fresh air, sunshine, and exercise in … Continue reading

What Other Repurposed Materials Can I Use? Quick!

A few weeks ago, I blogged about being a gardener and how that, in of itself, is to be a repurposer. (Is that a word? Well, in my vocabulary it is.  Definition: one who uses repurposed materials.)  I didn’t count on something though…mother nature. Sounds strange, right? A gardener not … Continue reading

The UpCycler’s Etiquette Guide to Thrifting

Woo-hoo! UpCyclers everywhere are on the hunt for items to transform into something useful and unique.  I look for wool sweaters and other materials to put in new creations.  Should you want to join in the hunt, here are my do’s and don’ts that I’ve learned either first hand or … Continue reading