more about: upcycling

5 surprising things you can upcycle as planters

You can upcycle your old typewriter, paint cans, tires and many more things into places for your plants. Here’s a room-by-room guide to where in your own home you might “shop” for new planters.

Links we love: New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s resolutions: They’re either a dirty three-word combo, or rules to live by come January. For those who’ve made them, here are some decorating tips to help you make good if you’ve resolved to…

Salmon leather—the next frontier in luxury, and sustainability!

In Alaska alone, some 2 billion pounds of fish waste are dumped overboard or in a landfill each year. To those of us who care about sustainable fish catches, that’s a problem—and an opportunity, at least for entrepreneur Craig Kasberg.

Links We Love: Just Crazy Enough to Work

This week we’re doing a hat-tip to ideas that make us shake our heads in disbelief. Impossible? Perhaps at first glance. Yet these surprising hacks demonstrate the power of ingenuity. Upcycling ideas that will blow your mind. (Like a votive made out of an orange peel—what?!) 10 happiness-inducing paint colors. Hint: It’s all about the pastels. 9 unusual cleaning tricks […]