Fun DIY Raised Bed Gardens From Interlocking Blocks

September 15, 2013


Here’s how to create an urban garden in a snap. A couple of friends, a designer and two “produce evangelists” from Portland, Oregon (where else, right?) have joined forces to develop a Lego-like modular system for making easy-to-assemble raised bedsRead More...

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

September 3, 2013

Tomato Cage Chandelier

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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Reclaimed Bicycle Repurposed As Outdoor Fountain in Public Art Installation

August 22, 2013


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.



With an established a reputation …

Youth Orchestra’s Instruments All Made From Recycled Landfill Trash

July 22, 2013


“The world sends us garbage, we send back music.” In the barrios of Paraguay, there is a a youth orchestra whose musical instruments are made exclusively from the trash of the local landfill.


Cateura, Paraguay is built on top of …

How to Build Indoor Hydroponic Gardens Using IKEA Storage Boxes

June 1, 2013


Hey apartment and small space dwellers, here’s an easy DIY compact hydroponic indoor farm system you can make with repurposed off-the-shelf IKEA storage boxes.


ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction … Read More...

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