Top 10 Things to Make With old Paint Brushes
If there is one thing I often forget to do it is clean off the paint brushes. While I am no DIY expert I have been known to try to have a go at the very least. But more often that not I forget about the paint brushes I use and the go all stiff and unusable. So what can I do with an old stiff paint brush? Well, it seems there are some very good ideas indeed…
Top 10 Creative Repurposed Skateboards
I might be older, and weigh a lot more now days, but back in the day I used to be rather good at skateboarding! Flips, tricks and grinds anywhere and everywhere. This post has come about because the other day I found my old skateboard in the garden shed, tried to get on it and fell straight off. So it is time to hang it up permanently, I don’t want to give it away, so I fancy turning it into something…
Top 10 Creative Repurposed Oil Drums
I have done many posts about recycling and upcycling since starting this blog. From recycled tyres, pianos and old cars we have seen a lot of very creative people make very creative things. But what can people make with an old oil drum? Well, it seems that after they have been washed and cleaned people makes some rather amazing things…
Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes
So you’ve just moved home or brought a large appliance and what it come in means you have lots of cardboard boxes left to take to the recycling plant. But don’t throw them away just yet, why not have a little bit of fun with them first…
Top 10 Creative Uses For Old Red Phone Boxes
If there is one thing I don’t miss from the past it is using telephone booths. Here in the UK, they were bright red, always cold inside (even in the summer) and constantly vandalised and not working. But what on earth can you do with a large, red, UK phone booth? It seems the answer is rather a lot…
Top 10 Sculptures Made From Cardboard Tubes
Sometimes it is hard to choose what goes into a top 10, and what doesn’t quite “make the grade” and this post is to right one of those wrongs. You see the other month I did a post called “Top 10 Things to do With Empty Toilet Rolls” and I left someone’s art out that really should have made the top 10. But to make up for it I have decided to dedicate an entire top 10 to them. These incredible masks are all made by the very talented artist “Junior Fritz Jacquet”, and of course they are all made from empty toilet rolls…
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…