8 ‘Outside the box’ repurposing ideas for packaging

Another holiday season is upon us, which means a lot of cluttered boxes and waste from the presents we receive. Thatโ€™s a whole lot of cardboard! And while you could always recycle them, there are much better ways to use all sorts of different packaging boxes. You could repurpose them into a number of useful […]

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How to re-purpose your shed for the 21st Century

Do you have an old shed in your garden? A tumble-down workshop, brick outbuilding or old garage perhaps? And what do you use it for? If you’re stashing clutter and storing tools, you could be approaching this valuable extra space all wrong. At least, that’s what I’ve heard…This week I read a news article on […]

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A quick kitchen DIY for National Upcycling Day

Tomorrow is one of the most exciting dates in any thrifty blogger’s calendar –ย 24th June is National Upcycling Day. If you have any plans to do up a piece of furniture or have been pinning sewing ideas on Pinterest for months, tomorrow is the day to start that task! I’ve always got a handful of […]

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