Summertime in the garden bespeaks the sensual delights of picking juicy tomatoes, finding yourself danced over by butterfly shadows and basking in the radiance of sun and sunflowers. It’s also a great time for creating hardscaping elements, like garden paths. And those can be an opportunity for reusing and recycling leftover materials. As someone whoContinue reading “Upcycle Leftover Paint In A Garden Sidewalk”
Though this is primarily a garden blog, I like to toss in a few posts about creativity and upcycling from time to time, since those also inspire me and feel in sync with nature itself: creative and cyclic. One of the recycling challenges that always stumps me is what to do with the plastic bagsContinue reading “Upcycled Micro Bags & Bins — Made From Plastic Bag Trash”
What to do with old t-shirts? Time to retire your old garden clothes? Upcycle them into fun rugs!
Upcycling a ladder-back chair with fabric strips for caning and refinished with whimsical painting.
What to do with all those old dvds and cds that you can’t recycle after your Marie Kondo purge? Upcycle them into art — wall hangings, garden art, room dividers.
During the rainy days when it’s too inclement to garden, try an upcycling project like making produce bags, or new cushions for garden benches, or some upcycled furniture.