This bumper list of books about upcycling is the perfect reading list for any committed upcycler, thrifter or furniture flipper. With books covering everything from painted furniture to visible mending, projects for kids and even upcycled technology! Find your next read or the perfect gift for the upcycler in your life!
It’s denim season here at Upcycle My Stuff. I made a quilt from lots of old jeans which is what started the whole thing off. But of course there are parts of the jeans that didn’t make it into the quilt – including the back pockets. So this tutorial is all about how I used …
The 24th of June is National Upcycling Day here in the UK. To mark the occasion this is our updated guide answering – What is Upcycling? And what materials can you upcycle? Our comprehensive guide will explain it all and give you links to hands on step by step upcycling tutorials too!
Make your own kraft tag style product or gift tags out of cardboard from your recycling box. An easy project that ads another upcycled touch to your small business products or gifts.
Charlie Miller shows us how she made two cardboard playhouses out of one cardboard box. An interchangeable train and rocket ship! Super cute and fun project to keep the kid’s entertained!
Support small craft businesses from the comfort of your home with these affordable scrap fabric friendly sewing patterns. Available for instant download from Etsy. Part of the #standwithsmall campaign.
How to make a DIY kid’s apron from a man’s button down shirt. Use Dad’s old shirt to make a cute apron for play or to learn baking. Fun clothing upcycle!
How to make your own essential houehold items from upcycled fabric, including how to make your own toilet roll! From diapers to sanitary pads, dish scrubbers and even a free face mask pattern.
Our pick of 30 of the best upcycled Mother’s Day Gifts on Etsy. Get her a unique present this year while supporting lovely eco-friendly small businesses!
Use fabric samples and swatches to make unique and colourful DIY necklace pendants! Step by step tutorial. An easy DIY gift idea you can make in less than 15 minutes!
DIY Wedding Centrepieces for flowers from upcycled corks and coffee containers. Get the rustic farmhouse look on a budget! Step by step tutorial with two methods to try!
Handmade Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas with options to DIY or buy from small upcycling businesses. Upcycle and repurpose your way into your true love’s arms!
Make a DIY Valentine’s Day gift from items from your trash bin! A no cost sentimental token gift that will melt her heart! Uses an empty vanilla extract bottle, old christmas wrapping and cardboard packaging.