1. Wine Bottles
Wine Bottles – wrapped in yarn and twine. This is the first time we have seen someone do it so well! These decorated bottles really work as amazing home decor. We also adore the additional decorating with the applique’s and buttons spelling out the work LOVE! How sweet is that?
2. Teacup Clock
You’ll be particularly interested in this one if you for some reason collect hand painted antique china plates. You could get the use out of them as a decorative clock… That would be so cool! We love the tea cup addition to it as well! So classy and unique!
3. Old Books
Old Books transformed into a bird house. This is such a quaint and cute idea!! We also really love because you don’t have to destroy the books to construct this. It is so simple and brilliant at the same time! Does it makes you want to make one?
4. Old Book Pages
What a great idea to add some finesse and a splash of colour to a room. We really love how these roses turned out. They are really beautiful! Do you like this creative idea?
5. Wine Corks
We have actually made a set like this. We love this idea! We also love that you can customize them with different types of ribbon to make them work for any room or household. These would also make a great gift.
6. Up-cycling a Lampshade
If you want to up-cycle your old lampshade and get some new from the same one, you will need: a lampshade, about 1/2 metre of fabric, iron on Fabric Adhesive, paper, both PVA and Super Glue, Pom pom trim (optional).
7. Mosaic Tabletop
Place your old dishes on a firm surface, cover them with a towel, then smash them all up. Use the mix of big and small pieces you create in a mosaic “tile” tabletop. The process involves pouring concrete into a form, then setting the pieces at complementary angles. Wait for the cement to dry, remove the form, and voila—broken dishes on the ground that you’ll never have to pick up!
8. Mason Jars – Vase for Flowers
Mason jars are one of the most versatile of all objects. They can be turned into drinking glasses, candles, receptacles for knickknacks, and much more. The possibilities are virtually endless! This thrifty project turns your ordinary mason jars into vintage vases to display beautiful flowers. You can also spray paint the jars for an extra special touch.
9. Canvas Wall Art Using Pages of an Old Book or Newspaper
Old book pages can help to create some of the most inspiring décor. All you need for this modern art project are a few old books, canvas, glue, a stencil, and some paint. Unique in its entire design, this crafty idea would be an excellent addition to that empty space on the wall.
10. Map Coasters
Brings us this resourceful idea for stylish coasters! Those old maps can be put to good use once again as they serve as a decorative embellishment for your coffee table as well as a place to set your refreshing beverage.