Monday, March 25, 2013

DIY treehouse!

Image courtesy Apartment Therapy

Even though it was snowing on the east coast this morning, Spring is definitely on its way. No better way to celebrate than to add a little play to your day.

I was happy to come across this simple treehouse with easy instructions over at Apartment Therapy.

Plus, as your carpentry skills increase over the years, you can always add on a level or two.

Image courtesy Inhabitat

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Get growing in upcycled containers!

Show off your green thumb this St. Patrick's Day and plant a windowsill herb garden in upcycled containers you probably already have in your kitchen.

It's super simple to create - simply decorate any plastic container and then add your dirt and plants. The complete step-by-step is on TerraCycle's DIY website. Better yet, there's even a video where I'll walk you through it before you can say "parsley, sage, rosemary and....."

Monday, March 4, 2013

Upcycled Easter basket

Celebrate this Easter with a little upcycling flavor. I created this super simple project that from folded food wrapper. You can create it, too! You can download a PDF with the complete step-by-step over at DIY section on TerraCycle's website. When your basket is finished, load it up with your favorite sweet treats!