mothernaturenetwork:

20 ways to reuse coffee grounds, tea leavesIt’s unlikely that coffee or tea is growing in your garden, so after you finish that cup, put the grounds to work with these clever ideas.

mothernaturenetwork:

20 ways to reuse coffee grounds, tea leaves
It’s unlikely that coffee or tea is growing in your garden, so after you finish that cup, put the grounds to work with these clever ideas.

millennial3000:

creative diy button ideas
unconsumption:

While we’ve highlighted some creative new uses for parts of “dead” umbrellas (our umbrella-related posts are grouped here), this idea’s new to us:
Combine an umbrella frame with one or more strings of icicle lights to yield some pretty unique lighting.
Spotted on Pinterest here. (For those of us wanting additional information: The original Pinterest pin links to a now-defunct blog here as the source; so, no info!) 
For earlier lighting-related posts, browse the Unconsumption Tumblr archive here.

unconsumption:

While we’ve highlighted some creative new uses for parts of “dead” umbrellas (our umbrella-related posts are grouped here), this idea’s new to us:

Combine an umbrella frame with one or more strings of icicle lights to yield some pretty unique lighting.

Spotted on Pinterest here. (For those of us wanting additional information: The original Pinterest pin links to a now-defunct blog here as the source; so, no info!) 

For earlier lighting-related posts, browse the Unconsumption Tumblr archive here.

littlecraziness:

The Pink Doormat: Honey Bear Bottle Lamp via decor hacks.
rockstar-on-a-budget:

Spice up a plain lampshade by hot gluing buttons to it! Endless possibilities.

rockstar-on-a-budget:

Spice up a plain lampshade by hot gluing buttons to it! Endless possibilities.

mothernaturenetwork:



 6 cool things you can make from old jeans  



Denim is a super-versatile material that can be upcycled into all sorts of usefulness.

mothernaturenetwork:

Denim is a super-versatile material that can be upcycled into all sorts of usefulness.

unconsumption:

More musical instrument repurposing: Instruments turned into water fountains.
I (Molly) have to say that I have mixed feelings about decorative water fountains.
I find the sound of streaming water to be soothing, and I’m a fan of garden art and other garden-y things; however, I think fountains can be a waste of resources — water, electricity.
What do you think?

Photos, from the Philadelphia Flower Show, via Bérénice, a.k.a. Babeur on Flickr, here and here.
Related: Kinetic water fountains made from old instruments, made by Douglas Walker. Lovely, but still.

unconsumption:

More musical instrument repurposing: Instruments turned into water fountains.

I (Molly) have to say that I have mixed feelings about decorative water fountains.

I find the sound of streaming water to be soothing, and I’m a fan of garden art and other garden-y things; however, I think fountains can be a waste of resources — water, electricity.

What do you think?

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Photos, from the Philadelphia Flower Show, via Bérénice, a.k.a. Babeur on Flickr, here and here.

Related: Kinetic water fountains made from old instruments, made by Douglas Walker. Lovely, but still.

Simple mail-sorting solution

Simple mail-sorting solution

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