Rescued, Upcycled, Upholstery Art with An.ti.quate

upcycled fabric chair by Antiquate 1

Kerri Hollingsworth from An.ti.quate creates masterpieces with old chairs and fabric remnants. She has recently stepped into the unknown, trialling natural elements within her Upholstery Art. Using barks, vines, native grasses, beautiful gum leaves and dried flowers, she creates exquisite, rescued, upcycled upholstery art pieces, with old chairs. ‘It’s very much an experimental phase, but…

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House Tour: Emma’s Upcycled Cottage

Peeking into people’s homes is something many of you share a love of! It is such fun to get ideas and admire what other people are doing – even if it is not totally your style. The thing is we all have our own personal style, and in particular when you use unique items. Emma’s…

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Upcycled Truck Beds, Tractor Kitchens & Dr Pepper Cooler Bars

old truck upcycled into a car bed - Perry Hudson Attachments 3:32 AM (4 hours ago) to me Ever since I started building these truck beds I wanted them to look like what I remembered going down the road as a kid. I build a cabinet that goes in rear window with a gun rack , later on I started putting a mirror in it as well to give it depth and put off more light reflection from the dome reading light I put in. The tailgates are functional and there’s faux dual exhaust . Bed rails bolt right up to head and footboard for queen or king. Last but not least the LED lights can be operated by either a manual dimmer switch or a wireless key fob on a novelty key chain which is a detail customers love.

  Perry Hudson from Custom WoodworX Designs, has a talent for truckin’ – not driving trucks, but taking an old beaten up truck and appreciating its merits. With a keen upcycling eye, he turns rusty old trucks into beds. Along with this, he can pretty much reinvent any object, and chooses beautiful and timeless pieces,…

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How to Make an Upcycled Tie Ottoman

how to make an upcycled tie ottoman

Making something out of an item that had a totally different purpose originally is not only great for the planet, but very satisfying! Making things with your hands creates a unique home, one that has your stamp, and it allows you to get into a creative flow that is good for your mental health. There…

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Renovate Restore Recycle Forever!

renovate restore recycle strippng out old homes and using materials to renovate period properties

Renovate Restore Recycle  are based in Bendigo, Victoria. Owner Christian Bloomfield, says that funnily enough they are probably the only salvage yard in Australia that doesn’t actually have a yard and isn’t open to the general public! Renovate Restore Recycle demolish and strip out old period houses that are going to be demolished or renovated.…

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Creating Beautiful Upcycled Yard Art From Recycled Metals

upcycled rusty cow made from recycled metal

Do you love the look and feel of a bit of rusty metal around the place? Rusty metals, peeling paints and furniture with knocks and chips, make many of us fall in love with them, due to their visual feast, as well as the history and stories that lie behind each piece. Marlene Pearce from Adelong…

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