Top 10 Things To Make With Cinder Blocks
While most people will think about making a cinder block planter (Like those in my post: Top 10 Cinder Block Planters) there are many other things you can make with them. So I thought I would bring you ten of the very best ideas…
Top 10 Things to Make With Used Wrapping Paper
Ahh, the morning after Christmas Day, AKA: Boxing day. I hope yesterday was a day full of fun, family and gifts for everyone reading this. But now all the fun is over it is time to think about cleaning up, but I say stop! Don’t throw all that amazing wrapping paper away, not when you can make these amazing things with it…
Top 10 Things To Make With Walnut Shells
If like me you love a nice bag of walnuts at Christmas you might notice there is a lot of mess with the shells. But we shouldn’t be throwing them away, we should be making things with all those empty walnut shells! So with some great ideas for reusing the shells and maybe some last minute homemade gift ideas, I bring you…
Top 10 Things To Do With Old Newspapers
While the rest of the world may be changing and more and more people are starting to read their newspapers via apps and online site, I still like a good old-fashioned newspaper. It gets me up early to go down the local newsagent, and it gives me something to share with friends after I have read it. But when you have loads of old newspapers what are you suppose to do with them? Well here are just 10 ideas to repurpose them…
Top 10 Ways to Reuse and Recycle Pumpkins (Halloween Special)
Today is Halloween! (Otherwise known as All Hallows’Eve) and it was an easy choice on what to post today. The pumpkins are carved, candles lit and the kids are trying to put themselves into a sugar coma. But what I will be trying to answer today is this: What are the best things you can do with a pumpkin after Halloween?!? Well, check these ideas out…
Top 10 Things To Make and Do With Old VHS Tapes
Today I have been having a little clean out of my “dump” draw, and I found something that at first I didn’t recognise and indeed many people reading this will have no idea what it was! But it was an old VHS tape of “Space Balls” how or why it was there is irrelevant, what I want to know is what can I do with it? I have not got a “VHS Tape Player” so maybe I need to find a new use for it…
Top 10 Dog Sculptures Made From Bicycle Chains
As you know by now, I like to try to bring you a touch of art every Tuesday and this Tuesday is no different. Today we are taking a look at the amazing work of Nirit Levav, because she makes the most amazing dog sculptures from recycled bicycle chains. These works of art called, “un-chained” are well worth a look…
Top 10 Things to do With Pine Cones
While out walking the dog in the woods I often see¬†Conifer cones all over the floor, just about everywhere. But the other day I saw someone collecting them (hundreds of them) and wondered what on earth they could make or indeed do with all that make pine cones. Well, it seems there are quite a lot of options, but I thought I would bring you just 10…
Top 10 Sculptures Made With Circuit Boards
Being a nerd I love my computer and I have made my own from scratch. But maybe I shouldn’t feel so smug, because sadly the PCB (Printed circuit boards) inside of my PC are one of the biggest environment threats of our time! Dumping them into a landfill is not the right thing to do so we need to find ways of recycling them. That is where¬†Artist Steven Rodrig comes into it because he creates sculptures made entirely from circuit boards…
Top 10 Things To Make With Old Pianos
One thing you will not know about me is that I love playing the piano. One day in a bar I just started tinkering with one and suddenly it was like I understood how to play it! (or maybe I was just drunk) Sadly I could never in a million years afford to get my own one, I did think about getting an old one once and renovating it. But it seems people have other uses for their old pianos…
Top 10 Creative and Best DIY Swimming Pools
We all have our goals in life. And one of mine is to one day own a house and garden big enough to have my very own swimming pool in. Sure it is a big goal to have, but if I work hard enough and save long enough maybe I will get there. But it seems some people can’t be bothered with all that saving and waiting for nonsense and just make their own…