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DIY Footstool from an Upcycled Plastic Tub!

I love making useful things out of proper rubbish that would otherwise end up in the garbage or recycling bin. This DIY Footstool is one of those projects. I used a large empty plastic tub (previously used for Epsom Bath Salts), lots of fabric trimmings, and a William Morris Fabric Remnant to make a functional …

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31 Books about Upcycling to help you waste less and make more!

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!

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How to Make a Bedside Pocket Organizer from Old Jeans

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 …

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Repurposing Junk to make an Outdoor Side Table

This tutorial was written by Charlie Miller, a freelance blogger based in Vancouver, Canada. I love repurposing junk. I like taking strange items and finding a way to use them instead of throwing them away….its a bit of an obsession if I’m honest. Like most people I accumulate junk and I have a particular problem …

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