Reused and Recycled wood ideas
A picture frame is made with the drift wood found on the Gulf Shores.
I made this Pine Nightstand with some standard 1×4″ tongue & groove pine boards. Additionally, I used a piece of corrugated tin roofing for the back and trimmed it with cedar. […]
free wood from the trash cans of the local hardware store. 12 dollars worth of mirrors from the dollar store, free shelf from House of Charity that was going to be thrown away.
We moved from one apartment to the other side with little window space for my purple potatoes, rose, ginger, onions and rosemary. I picked up a light and one of my screens was too big for the window but fit my mirrors as if I’d made it for them. So a star was born.
I live in a French style apartment. The landlords business is below me and I am living above him. I needed screens and I knew I could make them without having to bother the landlord. I used a hax-saw and a stapler, free wood from the trash can of the hardware store, cheap fabric mess from the fabric store. I also used a wood glue, 2 cans of glossy black spray paint per screen.
I made these Coconut Shell Pendants because I love to use unwanted materials to create unique items. The Coconut shell is a tough substance. But, it makes fabulous unique jewelry. […]
Many upcyclers enjoy composting and growing their own vegetables. One of the easiest to grow is zucchini. Unfortunately, they grow like CRAZY, and there are only so many bags of […]
I made this Driftwood Mirror Frame using delicate sun-bleached wood. Then I affixed glass eye cabochons to the delicate, entwined pieces. Get to the beach and get collecting that driftwood […]
I turn scrap wood I find along the beach into these Driftwood Chandeliers, Sconces & more! They are a functional sculpture that highlights the beauty of natural materials. Make your […]
My Driftwood Eye Lamps are my latest collection of functional driftwood sculptures. It includes a Fireplace Centerpiece designed to sit comfortably in the fireplace of a great room. Add natural […]
I made these Sculptural Driftwood Holiday Trees using beautifully bleached upcycled wood. They stand on a wooden base, decorated with shells. I added small battery-powered lights. They’re about 78 cm […]