Category Archive: Upcycling

Mar 13

Build a Country China Cabinet from Used Furniture

This rough outline of how to build a country china cabinet from used furniture is truly an upcycling building project for the intermediate level carpenter. A country china cabinet adds homesteading distinction and charm to any room while creating storage for your favorite dinnerware or antiques. Store bought country china cabinets are often be quite …

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Feb 27

How To Build a Tin Can Dog

This tutorial of how to build a tin can dog is a a creative way to upcycle recyclable materials into a playful garden sculptures. Don’t forget to use a smooth edge can opener to prevent any injuries from sharp metal edges.  Gather tin cans in a variety of sizes and shapes, interesting sockets and springs …

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Oct 02

How To Make A Dog Collar From An Old Belt

This simple step by step tutorial of how to make a dog collar from an old belt is a great way to upcyle a thrift store find into a adjustable dog collar. Some of those old vintage leather belts have amazing craftsmanship in the detailed designs that you just don’t find anymore and your dog …

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Sep 28

Sew A Regular Skirt Into A Maternity Skirt In Ten Minutes

This simple method of how to sew (refashion) a regular skirt into a maternity skirt in ten minutes will help you save a tons of money. If you do not want to use skirts from your current wardrobe, you can find some beautiful thrifty skirts at a thrift store to sew a comfortable knit stretch …

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