As part of a 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.
Patron Pendant Lamp
For a unique look, try incorporating recycled glass bottles and jars into your home decor. This one of a kind pendant lamp ($59) is made from a discarded Patron tequila bottle.
To pick up this eco-friendly light source, visit Etsy.com/shop/Pic76.
Terrarium Bottle With Moss
An upcycled wine bottle makes a great terrarium because of its simple design and shape. This moss kit ($40) is ideal for any office desk or table. We love that you can personalize this creative vessel to create your own miniature landscape.
To get your own wine bottle terrarium, visit Blue Ribbon General Store.
The Green Lantern
With a little plumbing and creativity, a 1940’s vintage water bottle is upcycled into a light. Appropriately dubbed the “Green Lantern” this light source ($150) is perfect for the superhero fan in your life.
To get this fun industrial light, visit An Etsy Artist Assembly’s Krrb corner.
You can never have enough tumblers around. We love the minimalistic look of this set of eight. Crafted from upcycled wine bottles, the rims have been hand finished for safe drinking.
Grab a set ($107) of your choosing at Etsy.com/shop/windcatcher?auto=format.
Green Bottoms II
A collection of textured bottles, vases, serving plate and stemware bottoms make up this colorful art panel. Who knew upcycling could be so beautiful?
To get this unique art piece ($3,000), visit DM Stained Glass.
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