Rustic Birdhouse… But What Did It Used2bee?

Say I’m the only bee in your bonnet Make a little birdhouse in your soul                                                                           -They Might BeContinue reading “Rustic Birdhouse… But What Did It Used2bee?”

Recycled Ant Sculpture…But What Did It Used2bee?

Ant Figures Made from Recycled Materials    …but what are they made from? what do you think?…. ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ There are 3 different items used to make these Ants bodies, antlers and legs. ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ The objects are drilled, glued and then spray painted different colours to finish ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Each Ant measures around 12cm long and aboutContinue reading “Recycled Ant Sculpture…But What Did It Used2bee?”

How To Make A Wind Generator From Scrap

Using a few simple tools, you can set up a homemade wind generator. This device will help in reducing your dependence on other energy sources. This in turn means more savings down the line. Required Tools and Materials Treadmill motor Hose clamp Hacksaw 6 bottles (2 liter) 1 inch pipe Scissors Zip ties Metal bicycleContinue reading “How To Make A Wind Generator From Scrap”

Where Can I Get Cash for My Old Furniture?

Pile Of Junk Furniture by Raumlabor Raumlabor is from Berlin and specialises in large art installations in unusual media. Amazing! Unless you live next door, maybe! It is actually a building enclosure with the door that can just be seen front and centre; look closely! Soooo! It is very possible to recycle any of yourContinue reading “Where Can I Get Cash for My Old Furniture?”

Wow! 5 Recycled Decor Projects that Burn Bright with Creativity

Impressive Garden Hide-Away A truly beautiful home is organic, inspired with our experiences in life, treasured memories, our own blood sweat and tears. Our busy busy lives: long hard careers, to pay the mortgage, run the car, to feed the family, chase the dream! Let beauty in the simple things give the most pleasure. AContinue reading “Wow! 5 Recycled Decor Projects that Burn Bright with Creativity”

Denim Jeans: 5 Unusual Things Made From Repurposed Jeans

1. Where designer Jeans Go to Die! Swedish designers Polytuft were responsible for this beautifully hand finished rug and is sold in sizes 140 x 200 cm or 160 x 240 cm from £399 The design was made under the slogan “Recycle” and laid in the patch-work style using discarded jeans, featuring high stability andContinue reading “Denim Jeans: 5 Unusual Things Made From Repurposed Jeans”

5 Really Useful Things To Make With Pallets

Top 5 Useful Things You Can Make With Recycled Pallets Beginning our promotion on recycling pallets we have picked some great projects for you to make, if your up to it! The event runs throughout July 2014 at our shop in Torquay Devon UK TQ26EL, and will feature all of these items and more, forContinue reading “5 Really Useful Things To Make With Pallets”

Project – Plastic Bottle Greenhouse

172 plastic water bottles went into making this Greenhouse I originally had this idea last November when I was Inspired by an installation at Paignton Zoo. The local school had built a greenhouse there entirely from re-using recycled plastic drinks bottles to show an effective use of one of our most wasteful single use products.Continue reading “Project – Plastic Bottle Greenhouse”

PROJECT -1950s GPlan Coffee Table

Working on this table I look back over the 20 years I had been director of a Waste Management company. Not a job I had picked when I left school, but who really knows what occupation is going to pay the bills when leaving school? i was going to be an Astronaut At school IContinue reading “PROJECT -1950s GPlan Coffee Table”

Project: Sandra’s Table Turns Gypsy

G-Plan turned Gypsy Sandra used to be a Carer, loves chocolate pudding, and regularly visits our shop. She lives around the corner from the shop, beside the church and above the barbers shop, where she has a cosy snug cabin at the end of their garden. In this cabin, they both enjoy their time inContinue reading “Project: Sandra’s Table Turns Gypsy”