Upcycled Aluminum Frying Pan Planter

The aluminum frying pan was in our “get rid of” pile after doing some spring cleaning, but we decided to upcycle/repurpose it. For a while we weren’t sure what to do with it due to our inspiration taking a very extended vacation.

Repurposing Corks for Air Plants and Orchids

Corks are a really great material because of their impermeability, buoyancy, elasticity, and fire resistance, so cork is actually a great material for many things.

Small Tillandsia Screen

A Tillandsia screen is usually a framework with a series of wires strung inside the frame to support a number off Tillandsia. Remember the Tillandsia Wall Installation we recently did? Yeah, that’s basically a Tillandsia screen.

Repurposed Canister Lid Art

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.” ―Alice Walker, The Color Purple A while ago we repurposed our ceramic white. kitchen canister set into crocks since we really never used them

Halloween Party Decorating Tips for Small Budgets

Our small budget is always a concern but we do love a good Halloween party so we have to reuse everything each year but that can get very boring.

Civilization’s End: Mother Nature’s Bitch-Slap

“That’s the thing about Mother Nature, she really doesn’t care what economic bracket you’re in.” -Whoopi Goldberg This may be a bit “out there” but here goes…

Easy Framed Monogram

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” -Leonardo da Vinci This is a very easy recycle/repurpose project idea that you can do to personalize

Two Seconds of Comfort Kills Old Growth Forests

“To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.“ -Helen Keller Let us ask you this question: Is your two seconds of comfort really worth the destruction of the planet’s trees and old growth forests?

DIY Garden Burlap Lamp Shade

“Being frugal does not mean being cheap! It means being economical and avoiding waste.” -Catherine Pulsife We have this floor lamp that has fallen over too many times to count and the shade has been fixed, taped and stuck back on every time. Stupid lamp!