How to Make a Cassette Tape Lamp

After I saw this super cute cassette tape centerpiece on Etsy, I decided to make my own using the spare cassette tapes leftover from the estate sale. This is one of the easiest upcycling projects I’ve done. All you need is eight cassette tapes, hot glue gun, and your choice of lighting. I prefer battery-poweredContinue reading “How to Make a Cassette Tape Lamp”

How to Make a Cassette Tape Wallet

One of the projects I’m currently working on is turning old cassette tapes into wallets. The steps aren’t too difficult, but it’s going to take practice for me to get it just right so that it looks professional. I think these cassette tape wallets are absolutely adorable. Here’s how to make one yourself: Materials: AllContinue reading “How to Make a Cassette Tape Wallet”

10 Ways to Upcycle Old Clothes

After my clothing swap party, I was left with a huge amount of clothing to deal with. I sold a few pieces to some resale shops, but that barely put a dent in the amount of clothes leftover. Selling used clothing can be tricky because most shops are very particular about how old the styleContinue reading “10 Ways to Upcycle Old Clothes”

10 Tips to Green up your Closet

I’m going to host a clothing swap party soon (again). And not just as an excuse to sip wine with my girls, but also because clothing swap parties offer two of my favorite activities: decluttering and getting free stuff. Once a year, I try to go through my closet and pull out the items IContinue reading “10 Tips to Green up your Closet”

8 Practical Ways to Upcycle Old Clothes

The biggest obstacle I’ve encountered while trying to upcycle is finding a balance between time spent making a project with how much it’s worth. There are plenty of things I can do with old clothes, for instance, but I found many of the projects to be time-consuming, expensive, or just plain trashy-looking. I don’t sayContinue reading “8 Practical Ways to Upcycle Old Clothes”

I want my own upcycling business. Where do I start?

It’s been a dream of mine for sometime now to own and operate my own upcycling business. And when I tell people this, the reactions range from a subtle scoff to raised eyebrows. What exactly is upcycling? Upcycling is the creative repurposing of waste and unwanted materials into something new and useful. I want toContinue reading “I want my own upcycling business. Where do I start?”