Category Archives: Recycled Art & Craft

Recycled Art & Craft networks, artists and makers. For more inspiration have a look in our directory or visit the Craft Projects section of our blog.

Meet Ellie B Glass

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We are very excited to have Ellie B Glass join our members. These fantastic upcycled glass creations are a huge hit here at EcoCreate HQ! We asked Ellie to tell us more about herself and her work, here’s what she … Continue reading

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Gatherings an exhibition by Rosalind Pounder

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Kirstie and I were lucky enough to be invited to ‘Gatherings’ an exhibition of work by the artist Rosalind Pounder, at the North End gallery in Wirksworth, Derbyshire

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Make Do & Mend – Thrifty Living & Upcycled Craft

The inspiring Jen Gale created the successful Make Do and Mend Year blog in September 2012. It all began as a one year challenge to buy nothing new in which she documents her experiences. The challenge officially ended at the end … Continue reading

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Ucycled Metal Artist Keith Lynn – K L Metal Art

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Meet upcycled metal artist Keith Lynn, a wonderful example of a successful upcycling artistic business venture. The talented 41 year old Keith Lynn is an upcycled metal artist based in South Shields, between Sunderland and Newcastle. In April 2014 Keith swapped … Continue reading

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Making Peg Dolls – Crafting With Kids

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These peg dolls were lots of fun to make, my nine year old daughter particularly enjoyed this project.

Posted in Bottle caps/Bottle crowns, Buttons, Carrier Bags, Craft Projects, Kids Projects, Mother's Day, Recycled Art & Craft, String, Upcycling, Wood | Leave a comment

What is upcycling?

Being an avid upcycler myself I hadn’t realised that many didn’t actually know what that meant so here’s a few examples to help explain…

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Eco-Friendly Easter Gifts!

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As a huge chocolate lover it comes as a surprise to many that as a child I didn’t like chocolate or more specifically Easter eggs ( I know?!! ) I do however have some great memories of fabulous little Easter … Continue reading

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Making JamJar/Teacup Candles

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A brilliant way to reuse your old jam jars/or teacups/or plantpots or any other water tight (non melty/ non burny) container.

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