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Have you repurposed your loved one's clothing? I'd like to hear about it! Better yet, post a picture on my Facebook page
Activist and adventurer Rob Greenfield thinks we can manage our waste better. In his new series, "Sustainable Living", Rob shows that we can manage our trash and create an incredibly minimal impact as long as we're conscious.
“Writing and cookery are just two different means of communication,” said Maya Angelou. Today, food is more about communication
Below are six more of my favorite ideas for repurposing jackets, shirts, pants, and other articles of clothing:
Upcycling isn't a new concept, but it offers so many new ideas. And whether the middle of winter has you feeling like a wet blanket, or you're looking for a refresh, giving some pieces of seasons old a little nip-tuck always does the trick.
Mason jars are absolutely adorable and totally useful! Since I'm quite obsessed, I find ways to incorporate them on The Chic
In a time where consumerism only seems to be growing, it is inspiring to observe these six artists - such as Tara Donovan and Piet Hein Eek - who have made discarded, everyday materials the centre of their work. Watch their approach to re-using materials.
As your friends start to move into new apartments (and maybe dorms!), a housewarming present that won't break the bank is something you need to have on hand. These adorable, mini-planters are made from concrete and can be used to house succulents and herbs!
Pallets can be found anywhere -- even on the side of the road. Like timber crates and boxes, you can simply upcycle pallets by setting them up as coffee tables -- or, you can put some elbow grease into updating them with stain and varnish.