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Topics with Label: Recycling and Upcycling

LorenaDIYS
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      Using British paint sample pots & plaster of Paris , I upcycle old vases to new . Full video on YouTube Ej Makes Us 6 https://youtu.be/M6lE7btLN ...

annie75
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How with no taught skills and budget tools from Bunnings I created a beautiful table for friends and family to gather.          

LorenaDIYS
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   upcycled these vases from Vinnies mixing love note by Britishpaints & plaster of Paris … someone’s trash is another’s treasure 懶 check out reels ...

Marisca
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The day I found an art deco writing cabinet on market place I knew instantly that this was going to be our future Industrial Style Funky Cocktail C ...

WesBaker51
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Hi Brains Trust!! I have a one of a kind Chinese tv cabinet with a painted / varnished surface. It's starting to flack in certain areas but nothing ma ...

Beebop123
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   Hello! Hoping someone may be able to share their personal tips and tricks for adding a fresh and modern touch onto this furniture we’ve accumulated ...

rgoyne
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I having been planning a street library for sometime for my excess books to share with my local community. I have settled on a recycled bar or wine f ...

Newbie-
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Hello, Im wondering what product I can use to enhance/update these metal bits?

justine123
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I am planning to start upcycling my dated furniture as my living area is all browns . Maybe paint with chalk paint drawers and top, varnish the rest. ...

Tara86
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As much as we like to utilise every material when creating projects, it’s inevitable that we will end up with scraps/left overs. I hate wasting materi ...

dannyrus
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Hi everyone, Wondering if anyone knows of yards to stores around Sydney that specialise in recycled timber? I have a few projects around the house a ...

Ash-1964
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I need to make the right size holes into the base of a drawer set, but with lockdown, I can’t just look at the legs. There’s not enough detail on the ...

Stuardo
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My Nana’s old cabinet has passed through 3 generations and now belongs to my Niece, so it is time for a make-over. Made mostly of Silky Oak it was in ...

Newbie-
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Hello, I have a piece of furniture which I’ve sanded back. I’m wanting to stain and protect it in a similar colour to the item in the image. Any sugge ...

wooshka
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Hi Guys, time to post up some pictures of one of my prjects from the last couple of months.My wife wanted a simple set of shelves in the old shed we ...

kacharash4
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I picked up this buffet from the kerb and have never seen one with a storage box base. They usually have cupboard storage. I cut it down with a multi ...

wuzabetty
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Hi. I have two beautiful heavy teak pieces I purchased for an older home. Moved to a coastal Bach house and they are way too ‘heavy’ for the space. Af ...

kacharash4
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I made this shadow box out of some moulding from dismantling my old 90's entertainment unit. Cut using a mitre box, sanded, primed then painted with t ...

robchin
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So 2nd XMAS tree for the season. This one for sister-in-law. From recycled hardwood from a demolished house. Hard to get a good picture as it's pretty ...

leah474
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Hi, I am thinking about buying this desk and would like to know if it looks repairable. I kind of like the character the split adds to the desk but ...

robchin
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So we needed a XMAS tree in a hurry at work. I had a fence railings that I'd picked up off a rubbish heap on a build-site near my place. Came up OK ...

marilynwinn
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              Here's my DIY faux fireplace I made upcycling a $40 TV cabinet I purchased from marketplace. This project cost me $75 includi ...

Community Manager Jason
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Many people would love to make their homes more sustainable so they leave a smaller footprint on our planet as well as save money on energy and water. ...

sburatto
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Long story short, I live in a 1950's built semi-ditatched home. Brick everything and to be honest its all pretty dated, but h ...