Recycled 160 Square Foot Gypsy Style Wagon House

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Gypsies have a penchant for a specific look and feel to their overall style, and if you think of things that they are synonymous for (other than their colorful clothing), it would most likely be their caravan of wagons drifting from locale to locale. Located in British Columbia on the Kootenay Lake, this shingle covered wagon…

A ‘Wizard of Oz’ House Reproduction

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ is such a classic, tried and true movie that’s a classic for almost everyone at some point in their lives. Being that this year is the 75th anniversary of the movie, artists gathered together to create a perfect reproduction of Dorothy’s mangled tornado home. Scrap metal, plywood, glass, and shingles were used…

How To: 5 Easy DIY Steps To Craft Your Own Penny Flooring At Home

Posted 351 days ago by

Money makes the world go ’round, and home improvement projects can tend to be on the pricier side of things to spend your time doing. If there’s one thing we’ve noticed, it’s that the accumulation of spare cents happens to just sit around in old jars, at the bottom of purses and laying out for the…

English Designed Suitcase Chest of Drawers

Posted 369 days ago by

English based designer James Plumb is always creating something that is a rustic and beautiful piece of furniture, interior design concept or art. One of our favorites happens to be his “Suitcase Chests” that are crafted from vintage suitcases. Plumb finds varying sizes, shapes and widths and crafts cool metal casings for the collections. They can…

Boat Roof Shed in Wales Made Piecemeal From Recycled Goods

Posted 369 days ago by

Sheds are a unique form of architectural expression– and with their small scaled footprints, it can be hard to make them offensive looking. This Wales based boat shed is crafted from all kinds of found objects, windows, doors, and even a boat for a roof! It almost looks like an outsider art project. There’s a photovoltaic…

Recylced Plastic Crates Turned Home Storage Solution

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Home storage doesn’t always have to be crafted from wood, metal or your usual findings– but it can instead be a fun and colorful experience while recycling other items. Repurposed plastic crates from various places are all fitted within the metal frame by designer Mark van der Gronden. Each piece is custom made per the availability…

Recycled Bike Parts Create Stunning 4 Foot Chandeliers

Posted 434 days ago by

Chandeliers that create amazingly detailed shadows on every surface imaginable make such a huge impact within spaces that it eliminates the need for much else in the way of decor. These showstoppers titled ‘Ballroom Luminoso’ really make a room a work of art, and this art installation in San Antonio, Texas, featured six of these four…

São Paulo Collection Modeled After Brazil’s Aluminum Capital

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International design firm Studio Swine have been accustomed to innovation and design prestige. so naturally, their latest collection of lighting and furniture has been tailored with a story and meaning behind each and every piece. Titled “São Paulo.” after the city in with these goods were created, the collection is a beautiful mix of seating and…

Waste Less Timber Log Collapsible Chair

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Reuse, reduce, recycle– that’s what we’re taught. So with so much of our building materials causing excess waste from our forests and beyond, Architecture Uncomfortable Workshop found a way to help alleviate that. Their “Waste Less” chair is a prime example of crafting a unique piece of furniture that utilizes materials that would otherwise be deemed…

World Recycling Day Features 45,000 Milk Carton Pavilion

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If the Guinness Book of World Records is an influencing factor in being green, so be it. This “Tetra Brik” Pavilion in Spain holds the title for “The largest major construction built from recycled materials.” Utilizing 45,000 of the emptied milk cartons, World Recycling Day served multiple functions its latest time around. Each carton was clipped…