Found it! Bright Ideas for DIY Lighting Using Repurposed Household Objects

September 3, 2013

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We were intrigued with the fun and unique lighting ideas out there all made from upcycled household objects. For the crafty out there, here are some creative DIY instructions as well as ready-to-go designs you can purchase.

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Voilà! Modular Planter System From France

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I love how French brand Booa’s modular cube planters let container gardeners do for outdoor space what fashion designers have always done so well: combine a number of elements to create a complete cohesive look.

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Booa low planters feature hidden … Read More…

Artist Spins a Yarn With Parisian Street Art

July 28, 2013

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Move over perpetrators of urban graffiti, yarn and lego bombing, and even the pothole gardener!  

Artist Juliana Santacruz Herrera wove a tale in the streets of Paris to call attention to the city’s many potholes in need of repair.… Read More…

How to Grow Your Own Food Garden With a Template

July 22, 2013

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Growing one’s own food is healthy and very popular today even for those living in the smallest of spaces. Some feel it’s just plain empowering to create one’s own sustenance. But when it comes to the planning and doing part–especially … Read More…

French Straw Bale Garden Grows Crops and Flowers On Urban Balcony

July 11, 2013

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Spotted in April at Paris’s urban garden show Jardins Jardin: a very original and beautiful concept by Thomas Hanss and Raphaël Cloix of Société Architecture des paysagesUne Récolte en Ville (City Harvest) is a stylish mini-straw bale garden fit … Read More…

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