This project was originally in Coast magazine. Those who live on the Coast are probably more aware than most, of the changing seasons. The skies are overcast and dark, the sea becomes rough and the sea gulls soar and wheel on the updrafts. With this image in mind I have designed an appliqued blanket. I… Continue reading Make a recycled Appliquéd picnic blanket.
Installations made from recycled waste featured at Maison des Metallos during Paris Design Week
As part of Paris Design week the Maison des métallos held an exhibition of recycled art. The first exhibitor is Sophie Helene. She uses recycled plastic and netting to create her installations many of which are photographed in natural surroundings. The piece above is made from cartridge wrappings. The work below is made from piecing… Continue reading Installations made from recycled waste featured at Maison des Metallos during Paris Design Week
Jam Jar Christmas Lanterns
This project is recycling at its simplest. You will need Corrugated card Rustoleum metallic spray paints in gold and copper Some glue dots Ikea LED nightlights Jam jars Instructions 1.Gather together your materials. 1 night light for each jar. 2.Rip the corrugated card into strips 3.In a well ventilated, space, spray the strips copper colour… Continue reading Jam Jar Christmas Lanterns
Recycled Kitchen stool
This has to be one of the best value and easiest makeovers there is. I bought the stool in a junk shop for £7 and gave it a new lease of life. You will need A stool Spray paint in orange Piece of gift wrap, choose one printed on thick paper Sand paper PVA glue Paint… Continue reading Recycled Kitchen stool