Reducing waste through upcycling, repurposing, refashioning and reloving.

Showing posts with label upcycled lighting. Show all posts
Showing posts with label upcycled lighting. Show all posts

Upcycle: Craft beer chandelier


To say that this project has been years in the making is no exaggeration. I enjoy local craft beer. In particular, Revolution Brewing's Anti-Hero IPA. And it's mostly their packaging you're seeing piled up. Craft brewers, across the board, package their cans in a very specific way. The plastic is 96% PCR (post-consumer) and completely recyclable - go them! But I kept all this packaging because it just looked... useful? And as the plastic sheets started to stack up, they looked more and more like building blocks. But for what? 

Upcycle: Paper lantern gets a fishy refab ...




Love this summertime, fish-tale inspired upcycle. Complete instruction at DS* ... be sure to skim the comments - some helpful extra info there about the where to source the paper etc.