Upcycling Trash? Repurposing? Double Duty-ing? Thrifting?
It’s a way of life. Or, maybe it’s an obsession. I suppose it depends on who’s describing it. Upcycling trash isn’t as bad as it sounds. We throw away so much trash. We can’t upcycle it all, but why not some? Good for the environment (I’m not a tree hugger, just responsible.) Good for the pocketbook (It’s rewarding to save a buck!) Good for you (It’s fun to own original creative works of art and one of a kind decor!) Here are some examples from my recent post Craft Room Closet Makeover. Old Box Springs – cut them off and use to hang projects on a wall. (I’ve seen them hold candles too.) Ningxia Red packing materials turned paint supplies – use to hold up your painting project or as a spray paint caddy, brush holder or paint stick propper-upper. I’m pretty messy when I paint, so these come in … Read more