One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. When it comes to the practice of upcycling, that couldn’t be any more true. While it is not a new phenomenon, upcycling has become increasingly popular in modern times. With the push to be more eco-friendly and alluring Pinterest projects lurking around every corner, the practice of using waste or old materials to create new products is more attractive than ever.
Upcycling can be done anywhere and with just about anything. You have to dig deep into your creativity and go through a little bit of trial and error. There are numerous tutorials online to guide you through upcycling projects for shelving, storage and home decor, but it takes patience and flexibility. The unique materials you have to work with may mean making a few adjustments here and there.
These tips will help you stay on track for a successful upcycling project:
See where your imagination can take your home decor.