5 Cool Finds Made From Recycled Gutter Parts and More

November 15, 2013

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Editor’s Note: Welcome to our new regular Friday series,Found It! Friday” where we share cool stuff  found here and there.

We’re celebrating  America Recycles Day with five unique creations made from recycled everyday materials, like gutters and glass Read More…

Artists Upcycle Trash Into Treasures For Gardens and Balconies

November 11, 2013

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As a lover of sustainable design, gardening, and environmentally friendly practices, I was excited when Nathan Devine reached out to me about Retrash, his community project dedicated to reducing landfill by recycling, repurposing, and upcycling trash into useful and decorative … Read More…

Five DIY No-Chills Fire Pits

November 5, 2013

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Photo by House & Fig

It’s getting mighty chilly here in New England so we’re warming up to the idea of these DIY fire pits that combine easy-to-find materials with easy-to-build designs.

We’re talking fire pits that will take the … Read More…

Reclaimed Bicycle Repurposed As Outdoor Fountain in Public Art Installation

August 22, 2013

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When an abandoned rusted bicycle had outlived its usefulness as trustworthy transportation, American born and Berlin-based artist, Brad Downey, mounted it on an equally rusty bike rack then transformed it into a working fountain.

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With an established a reputation for … Read More…

Outdoor Hanging Glass Sculpture Functions As a Sustainable Fly Repellent

August 7, 2013

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Spotted this cool glass object from from designer José de la O in my inbox today, but wasn’t sure what it was.

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Inspired by the traditional hanging plastic bags of water used to scare away flies at food markets and taco … Read More…

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