Totally Inspirational Upcycling Ideas

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These upcycling ideas direct from interior designers, gardeners and DIY experts prove that eco living can be as fancy as you want it to be.

You don’t have to sacrifice great design to make your home and garden look great. But if you want to keep it simple, that’s OK too.

Just let these salvage and recycling books show you how it’s done!

 

Styling with Salvage: Designing and Decorating with Reclaimed Materials

Styling with Salvage : Designing and Decorating with Reclaimed Materials only £15.05 on Flubit.comBrief DescriptionJoanne Palmisano is passionate about the joy and importance of reuse in home decor. Whether it’s reclaimed, repurposed, recycled, salvaged…Go to Product

Award-winning interior designer Joanne Palmisano has upgraded mountain lodges and Vermont townhouses with her upmarket salvage aesthetic.

Her work and books have been featured in Country Living Magazine, Dwell and USA Today. And now you can bring her upcycling ideas to your own home!

Through stories, before-and-afters, tips and tricks, Palmisano shows you how to recycle with style. And here’s the message that runs through every chapter – know when to keep it classic, and when to follow a trend.

You’ll love the photographs too. From crafting close-ups to room design inspiration, you’ll come away with heaps of motivation.

 

Upcycling: 20 Creative Projects Made from Reclaimed Materials

Upcycling: 20 Creative Projects Made from Reclaimed Materials only £14.19 on Flubit.comBrief DescriptionReview “Max is an upcycling alchemist who turns junk into something wonderful” (George Clarke, presenter of Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces)‘he’s…Go to Product

George Clarke of Amazing Spaces calls him an “upcycling alchemist who turns junk into something wonderful”. Product designer Max McMurdo made his TV debut on Dragon’s Den with his eco furniture business, and he hasn’t looked back since.

In this book, the reclamation champion sets out twenty achievable projects. He walks you through each one in detail, with clear step-by-step photos of the work in progress.

Loving these practical upcycling ideas? Take eco living outside with the companion book Upcycling Outdoors: 20 Creative Garden Projects Made from Reclaimed Materials.

 

Gardening with Junk: Simple and innovative planting ideas using recycled pots and containers

Gardening with Junk: Simple and innovative planting ideas using recycled pots and containers only £9.66 on Flubit.comBrief Description

Revamp, recycle and rejuvenate your old containers into some stunning feature pieces for your garden. Learn how to become…

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Who knew wooden trucks and clogs could be transformed into quirky planters? Gardening with Junk will give you so much upcycling inspiration, your garden will be a recycled paradise in no time!

Adam Caplin has written gardening features for BBC Gardener’s World Magazine and won a silver medal at the Chelsea Flower Show. In other words, he knows a thing or two about plants and greenery. In this book, his expertise will steer you beyond the usual garden centre ideas.

 

Tiny Houses Built with Recycled Materials: Inspiration for Constructing Tiny Homes Using Salvaged and Reclaimed Supplies

Tiny Houses Built with Recycled Materials: Inspiration for Constructing Tiny Homes Using Salvaged and Reclaimed Supplies only £11.24 on Flubit.comBrief DescriptionReview “While billed as inspiration for constructing a tiny home, this book by Ryan Mitchell is significantly more. The book…Go to Product

The Tiny House Movement meets salvage and repurposing. Author Ryan Mitchell is at the forefront of the American home-building phenomenon.

If you’ve want to know all about the practical side, you’ll be into the fact files. They cover the essentials, like what to look for in reclaimed wood.

And if you’re just here to marvel at the way these reclamation geniuses fit an entire chalet into a space the size of your spare room? Then you’ll fit right in on this photographic tour of tiny houses around the world.

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