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DIY: Make Your Own Artisan Soap Bar from Repurposed Scraps

DIY: Make Your Own Artisan Soap Bar from Repurposed Scraps

STEP 1: Gather all your materials. You'll need just soap bits, a plastic bottle, a grater, a cutting tool, and a pan for melting. STEP 2: Cut the bottom off of the plastic bottle to create a mold

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Grandparents Build an Amazing Victorian-Style Treehouse for their Lucky Grandkids

Grandparents Build an Amazing Victorian-Style Treehouse for their Lucky Grandkids

Back in the day, our grandparents didn't give us much more than a handful of toffees and a few shiny nickels. But these lucky grandsons received something much more spectacular from theirs—an

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Stephen Kenn Repurposes WWII Fabrics Into Rugged Furniture

Stephen Kenn Repurposes WWII Fabrics Into Rugged Furniture

Soldiers who fought in WWII were supplied some of the toughest, heartiest, and longest-lasting textiles of the era. Now considered antiques, the fabrics have stood the test of time and have found their

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Marc Sparfel Crafts a Menagerie of Animals From Discarded Furniture

Marc Sparfel Crafts a Menagerie of Animals From Discarded Furniture

In every old piece of furniture lies a personality waiting to emerge. Artist Marc Sparfel has the unique talent of seeing the souls trapped in table legs and chair backs and gives new life and value to

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Tristan Roland’s Music Box Transforms a Discarded Chair and Record Player into a Multi-Functional Piece of Furniture

Tristan Roland’s Music Box Transforms a Discarded Chair and Record Player into a Multi-Functional Piece of Furniture

Designer Tristan Roland's Music Box is a generic dining chair that was rescued from the trash and repurposed, with a record player built into the seat. Appropriated, morphed and recreated, Roland has

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Tommaso Guerra Creates a Colorful Chandelier from Recycled Glass Jars

Tommaso Guerra Creates a Colorful Chandelier from Recycled Glass Jars

Italian designer Tommaso Guerra has an amazing way of transforming everyday practical objects into designs with new meaning and expression. By filling glass jars taken from his grandmother's pantry with

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Artisan Furniture Made From Pieces of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

Artisan Furniture Made From Pieces of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is a vital 1.7 mile transportation link that serves 40 million vehicles a year. Now, thanks to Richard Bulan, this 75-year-old pedestrian-friendly feat of engineering could become

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Beautiful Canvas Sails Repurposed as Furniture Evoke the Sea’s Boundless Spirit

Beautiful Canvas Sails Repurposed as Furniture Evoke the Sea’s Boundless Spirit

Summer may be coming to an end, but our longing for the sea and sand hit us with full force when we saw this gorgeous collection of Living Sails Furniture by Dvelas. Repurposed by hand from canvas no

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Niloufar Afnan Unveils Recycled Furnishings Inspired by Beirut’s Recovery Culture

Niloufar Afnan Unveils Recycled Furnishings Inspired by Beirut’s Recovery Culture

Spotted at this year’s New Designers exhibition in London, Royal Stool and 46 (table) are a series of furniture pieces inspired by the culture of recovery and reuse. Designed by Lebanese-born Niloufar

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Shipping Containers and Cars Stacked High as Colorful Eco Sculptures!

Shipping Containers and Cars Stacked High as Colorful Eco Sculptures!

Shipping containers are often repurposed as houses, apartments and studios, but Swedish artist Michael Johansson sees them as building blocks for his sculptures. In a new exhibit in Umeå, Sweden,

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Beauty Parlor Hairdryer Transformed Into Phone Booth

Beauty Parlor Hairdryer Transformed Into Phone Booth

A group of Danish students have created a super cute phone booth from an old beauty parlor hair dryer. Who knew lookin' like a grandma could be so cool? The design is genius and seamlessly uses one

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Tatum’s Lounge: A Chair Upcycled from Old Piano Parts!

Tatum’s Lounge: A Chair Upcycled from Old Piano Parts!

Constructed of salvaged piano keys, Designer Andrew Rumpler’s latest project repurposes the ivories to compose - a chair! Named in honor of 1940s stride pianist Arthur Tatum, the lounge marries concept

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Beautiful Coffee Table Crafted From Sawdust Scraps

Beautiful Coffee Table Crafted From Sawdust Scraps

Israeli designer Yoav Avinoam has developed a handcrafted method for casting unique furniture from repurposed sawdust. His beautiful tables and stools juxtapose various textures and are crafted using a

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Recycled Skateboard Stools Transform Thrashed Boards to Treasure

Recycled Skateboard Stools Transform Thrashed Boards to Treasure

Skateboards these days are amazing examples of graphic design, and some are practically objets d'art - what a shame that they should to go to a landfill after the boards have lost their pop! Thankfully,

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Clever Lids Convert Tin Cans Into Stylish Containers

Clever Lids Convert Tin Cans Into Stylish Containers

Not since the advent of the tin can telephone have we seen such an ingenious use for cast-off cans! Designer and recent graduate of Northumbria University Jack Bresnahan has created a set of nine lids

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Ubico Studio’s Quirky Legged Cabinets Made From Reclaimed Wood

Ubico Studio’s Quirky Legged Cabinets Made From Reclaimed Wood

If you are looking for a cabinet that is every bit as interesting as the trinkets that it contains, search no further. Open since April 2008, Tel Aviv-based Ori Ben-zvi's Ubico Studio gives the world a

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‘Re-Juicer’ Gets More Juice Out of Plastic Water Bottles

‘Re-Juicer’ Gets More Juice Out of Plastic Water Bottles

Simple yet clever, we're raising our glasses to the inventive repurposing behind the Re-Juicer. The Re-Juicer turns an orange into OJ with the twist of a wrist and a plastic water bottle. Another cheeky

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