Gardening, creativity, and upcycling go hand in hand for me. To me they are a movement of a natural expression. Nature is always cycling and recreating, and we are part of that. So in addition to garden-specific posts, I’ve let the creative impulse unfurl here at The Compulsive Gardener as well. This page is dedicated to posts about upcycling and creativity.
Check back often for a growing body of blog posts on repurposing, upcycling and sharing inspiration through colors, paints, and fabrics and more. A fertile cross-pollination of gardening and recycling if you will!
What do you do with old T-shirts? Fabric scraps? Old DVD’s? The posts below are dedicated to, or include, creative endeavors.
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…Keep reading
Is pandemic life of isolation or inclement weather getting you down? Bring the sanctuary and refuge of the garden indoors with calming and creative outlets like painting garden scenes from your photographs.Keep reading
Upcycling a ladder-back chair with fabric strips for caning and refinished with whimsical painting.Keep reading