By LiveOAK Staff on August 20, 2009
What do you do with those old candles that have burnt down to almost nothing, or who lost their wicks? You could toss them or you could turn them into new home made candles like Cara Hall. Cara demonstrates on her blog the Failed Feminist how to recycle your old candles into new candles like [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on August 14, 2009
Upcycle an old wine bottle into an eclectic porch gas lamp… While I haven’t tried this DIY yet I think it’s my new favorite. Erik Anderson of Gerardot & Co. (a team of branding experts, creative marketers and designers) came up with this DIY when he was looking for a Tiki Style lamp to fend [...]
By Liz Grotyohann on July 16, 2009
I’m in the market for a new desk lamp, and these lamps from Breeze Block caught my eye last week while I was browsing Etsy. Now, I fear I am becoming a bit of a repurposing cynic after looking for recycled products day in and day out, but I like these lamps.
By Becky Striepe on March 21, 2009
When there’s something in the house that starts to look a little ragged, it’s hard to resist the call of IKEA. It’s so easy to hit up that Swedish wonderland and replace an aging piece on the cheap. Rather than send that beat up old trunk to the landfill, it’s pretty easy and fun to make your own, handmade cover!