50 Wonderful Upcycling Ideas Anyone Can Do


1 Orange Candle

Orange Candle1. Orange Candle: This instructable will show how to make a candle from any citrus and kitchen oil in minutes. (via Instructables)

2 Geometric Paint Chip Christmas Tree

Geometric Paint Chip Christmas Tree2. Geometric Paint Chip Christmas Tree: We Are Scout is a new lifestyle blog and joint collaboration by Australian bloggers Lisa Tilse (formerly the red thread) and Rebecca Lowrey Boyd (formerly Wee Birdy). Lisa and Rebecca have been blogging for a combined 13 years, along with many years experience in the magazine, publishing and design industries. Based in Sydney, both Lisa and Rebecca offer an expert global view with a distinctly Australian voice and focus. (via We are Scout)

3 Store Quarters in Your Pill Bottle

Store Quarters in Your Pill Bottle3. Store Quarters in Your Pill Bottle: Before you throw away that empty medicine bottle, consider upcyling it. The orange prescription bottles usually have such a short lifespan because most people throw them away once they are done with them. It’s such a waste because many recycling centers (via Popsugar)

4 Toilet Paper Roll Lanterns

Toilet Paper Roll Lanterns4. Toilet Paper Roll Lanterns (via Kidspot)

5 Paint Chip Swatch Chandelier

Paint Chip Swatch Chandelier5. Paint Chip Swatch Chandelier: A paint-swatch chandelier? I think so ???? {Step 1} You’ll need a whole bunch of paint swatches in your desired colours (seriously, emphasis on the whole bunch part). I picked a variety of blush, pink and red hues so I could get a fancy ombre look to my chandelier but I can only imagine how many different looks you could go for with your own chandelier. Using a scalloped paper punch you’ll need to punch about 40 -60 swatches into little medallions. Keep the medallions divided by colours in little saucers or cups like below. (via Hey Gorgeous)

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