As part of a new series called 5 Easy Pieces, we’ll be gathering our favorite upcycled, re-purposed, vintage and handmade stuff from around the web for you to buy or make yourself. So stay tuned for quick lists of 5 must-haves and get ready to wish you had thought of that.
Wine Cork Turned Bath Mat
Cork being the resilient, unique and natural material it is, it’s perfect to transform into an upcycled treasure. This bath mat is not only functional, but super stylish and easy to make.
By Green-living expert, Danny Seo on Dailydanny.com
Ladder Turned Shelf
This is especially good for those tall books that don’t quite fit correctly in your standard shelving unit.
Rain Gutter Turned Salad Garden
A beautiful and fruitful way to reuse old gutters. From flowers to lettuce leaves, the gutters are the perfect recepticle to grow small plants for their draining abilities and angle to reach the sun.
By Suzanne Forsling on Juneauempire.com.
Fork Turned Picture Stand
Understated yet totally unique. A great way to showcase your favorite two-dimensionals.
More from Recycleeh on Etsy.com
Shoe Storage Turned Herb Garden
Another awesome idea in the gardening arena. When individual hanging flower plants are too cumbersome, get sleek with vertical gardening.
Instructions from Instructables.com
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