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Upcycling

Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value.

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Dinosaur Bookends

Take some old dino figurines, a few pieces of wood, some paint, and some glue, and voila! Cute decorative bookends for your shelf!

Contributed by Darby Oliver

Upcycle those old plastic bottles (yes, the Coca-Cola and Sprite bottles!) into these gorgeous concrete pendant lamps for your home! Watch the video or follow the instructions in the link! www.brit.co

Contributed by Darby Oliver

A New Storage Tote!

Upcycle an old cat litter bucket into a new storage tote! Instructions in the link below!

Contributed by Darby Oliver

New Cat Tent!

For all you cat lovers out there, upcycle an old T-shirt and a hanger into a new cat tent for your little furry friend! We all know pet toys can be expensive, so go the cheaper route with this DIY project!

Contributed by Darby Oliver

Beautiful New Centerpiece!

Upcycle an old globe and those buttons that you've had sitting around for forever into this beautiful new centerpiece with just a hot glue gun!

Contributed by Darby Oliver

Wine Holder!

Upcycle those old vinyl records into a new wine holder for your home! "An oven, a wine bottle (to shape the LPs) and some 2-part epoxy might be a way to create a wine rack!"

Contributed by Darby Oliver

Plant Holders!

Turn those old vinyl records into plant holders for your window or for your garden! You can buy them at the link below, or make them yourself!

Contributed by Darby Oliver

Snack Bowls

Turn those old vinyl records into new snack bowls for your next party! Learn how in the link below!

Contributed by Darby Oliver

New Wall Art

Upcycle those old vinyl records into a new decoration for your home or business!

Contributed by Darby Oliver

Chandelier

This has "safety hazard" written all over it.

Contributed by Dom Harris

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