Fun Piggy Bank Made From Used Soda Bottles in 7 Steps

Plastic bottles find their way into just about every aspect of our daily lives. Manufacturers use them for a gamut of products that range from dishwashing fluid to rubbing alcohol to soda.  You’ll likely spot at least one plastic bottle in the room you are sitting in right now. We use so many plastic bottles […]

How to Build Pallet Patio Furniture

Pallet Patio Furniture

Want an outdoor furniture set that’s easy to do, easy on the pocket, and beautiful? Here’s one idea that checks off all three criteria :) Putting together a furniture set in your garden, patio or deck can seem like a big job and be costly. It can be difficult to come up with a good-looking setup, too, if you […]

How to turn a file cabinet into a desk

Old File Cabinet Main Image

Thinking of throwing that rusty old file cabinet away? Stop right there. Being creative is to see things both for what they are what they can be, we always say. And sometimes, it pays to look with a little more imagination at the stuff we’re about to throw away. If you want to replace your […]

Build a wishing well burn barrel from an old washing machine drum

Wishing Well Burn Barrel

Why buy an expensive, decorative fire pit for your yard when you can have something as impressive by upcycling an old (cheap) washing machine drum? Take a look at this wishing well! This DIY fire pit is another example of creativity, function and beauty. And what’s great about it is that it is also simple, making it […]

How To Build A Self Watering Vertical Garden

Vertical gardens don’t just look good. They are good for the environment, as well. They help to reduce the carbon footprint of a building by filtering pollutants and carbon dioxide. Vertical gardens also benefit those who live nearby as the overall quality of the air is improved. And gardening doesn’t get any ‘greener’ than this […]

How to make an attractive planter from an old tire

Old Tire Planter Main Image

Want a really big flower pot in your garden? Here’s one recycling project you might want to try… turn an old tire into an attractive planter! This tire recycling project may seem challenging but the idea is simple, and you can always get help from friends with the most difficult steps. You can also get smaller tires if you want -they’re […]

Turn old drawers into porch planters

Drawer Planter Main Image

Got a broken dresser or maybe you’ve seen a discarded set of drawers on the street? Those drawers can serve as beautiful planters on your porch! Simply restore those old drawers, add some table legs and you’re drawer planters are ready to accommodate your pretty blooms! You can even use an entire dresser if you have one that […]

Easy-build, gravity-based, PVC aquaponic system

PVC Aquaponic System

Want to grow your own vegetables or even some fish for food? You don’t need to have an enormous space to make it happen with this PVC aquaponic system! This aquaponic system is very efficient and makes producing your own food possible and even easier. By growing vertically, you can produce twice as much produce as you […]

Organize your clothing, shoes and bags by building a pallet wardrobe!

Pallet Wardrobe

Do you want to start organizing your things more effectively to keep your room tidy? Bags, coats and jackets, hats and shoes – things we frequently use are the usual culprits for a messy room. The solution? This easy-access DIY pallet wardrobe! It has a hanging rod for your clothing and some shelves for storing shoes, bags and hats. […]

How to make a soda bottle fruit picker

Soda Bottle Fruit Picker DIY

Can’t reach the fruits hanging from the higher branches of your trees? Don’t let them go to waste, use a fruit picker! Now why buy one when you can make one out of a soda bottle yourself? This little DIY project costs nothing since all the materials are recycled. If you don’t have a wooden rod, you can […]