Making beautiful things requires quality ingredients: time, creativity, and… bits and bobs. We live in a world which is becoming increasingly aware of its limitations. Concern grows over the environment, pollution, and scarcity of resources. The future is important but Cool Upcycled is not here to preach. It is a platform to share ideas and to show you how you can recycle quality wood, stone, and metal to create beautiful things for your home and garden. Enjoy.
Latest cool upcycled stuff…
A very simple job of using some old logs from the garden to create a frame I was using to train up a kiwi vine. Six years to fruit, fingers crossed it was worth planting!
A problem that has taken longer to resolve— than it should of. We have a swinging chair, I could not find a store large enough to take the cushions. I was in oxford wood recycling and saw a packing crate for £25. It was cool, and just fitted in our VW van. Once home, itContinue reading “Packing crate garden cushion storage”
Not unlike my toy box, this epic project started as a cleaning exercise. It was a nice day and I was looking out on the carcass of some pallets the long planks removed for planters. I really hate wheely bins, and our sizeable front drive was a horrible car park. I really wanted some sleepersContinue reading “Reclaimed timber planters and wheelie bin store”