Tiny Eco Warrior #6: Nutboy

This little weirdo has a nut-hat, a feather made from a hairpin and a face only a mother could love. A good little upcycling project to do with your kids, using junk that acumulates in any home filled with kids. See also: Tiny Eco Warrior #1-5

Read more...

Mini-diy: Upcycled tin cans

Simple DIY project, using two empty tin cans, the back covers of two old issues of Computer arts, and the roots from tall grasses growing at our local beach to tied it all together. Doesn’t get much greener than this :)

Read more...

DIY: Handpainted giftwrapping from cardboard boxes

How-to transform a boring cardboard box into something worth taking care of instead of throwing away.

Read more...

Mini-diy: Homemade beads from electrical cables

I recently found about 40 meters of electrical cables in the trash at work. It’s threaded with 4-7 strands of solid core wire which I needed for a DIY project (to be revealed soon), and I ended up with quite alot of white plastic tubing that I really didn’t want to throw out. So I…

Read more...

Tiny Eco Warriors #1-5

This is a good project to do with kids. Just start gathering bits and pieces of junk in a box, or clean out a few drawers, and you soon have enough raw material to create your own little eco warrior tribe! Any material can be used. On the creature above we have a wine cork…

Read more...

Smileplastics

Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! Smileplastics has created a solution that gives hard plastics a new life as building materials. On their website you can see interesting uses for this mixed plastics material. I’ve been facinated and frustrated with plastic for years. It is a beautiful material with endless uses, strong, and colorful, but we usually…

Read more...