Reclaim That! Easy upcycling craft projects

Sarah Heeringa is contributing editor at Good magazine and author of the new book Reclaim That Upcycling your Home with Style. An skilled magazine stylist and…
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Button jar pin cushions I made this week for my upcycling workshop. There's something very appealing about old jars filled with buttons. For more see my book Reclaim That : Upcycling Your Home with Style. www.reclaimthat.com #reclaimism #homemade #craft #eco #homemaking #interiors #ecoliving #style #home #creativity #recycling #upcycle #ecolife #sustainability #sewing #bobbins #homemade #fabric #vintagestyle #vintage #retro #making #buttons #masonjars #old #jar #buttons @sarah_heeringa Crafts, Vintage, Recycling, Retro, Jars, Upcycling, Bobs, Upcycled Crafts, Mason Jars
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Button jar pin cushions I made this week for my upcycling workshop. There's something very appealing about old jars filled with buttons. For more see my book Reclaim That : Upcycling Your Home with Style. www.reclaimthat.com #reclaimism #homemade #craft #eco #homemaking #interiors #ecoliving #style #home #creativity #recycling #upcycle #ecolife #sustainability #sewing #bobbins #homemade #fabric #vintagestyle #vintage #retro #making #buttons #masonjars #old #jar #buttons @sarah_heeringa
As a general rule, you can't go wrong using natural fibres and textures to furnish your home. There is something of enduring appeal and classic style in an item of furniture such as a vintage leather chair.   Reclaim That, Upcycling Your Home with Style (New Holland 2015) #Sarah_Heeringa Leather, Classic, Leather Chair, Vintage Leather Chairs, Chair
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As a general rule, you can't go wrong using natural fibres and textures to furnish your home. There is something of enduring appeal and classic style in an item of furniture such as a vintage leather chair. Reclaim That, Upcycling Your Home with Style (New Holland 2015) #Sarah_Heeringa
Create your own pallet garden #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa Outdoor Spaces, Pallet Garden, Planter Pots, Garden Makeover, Garden, Upcycle Projects, Pallet
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Create your own pallet garden #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa
Best Ever Bar fridge makeover!         An old bar fridge gets souped up with wheels and shiny new paint job, ready for a summer of fun #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa Summer, Bar Fridges, Fridge Makeover, Fridge, Old Bar, Bar
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Best Ever Bar fridge makeover! An old bar fridge gets souped up with wheels and shiny new paint job, ready for a summer of fun #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa
One-hour-fix: Garden tags | Good Magazine Make your own colourful garden plant labels by upcycling your eco picnicware. Click the link below for a step-by-step guide. #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa    www.good.net.nz/article/2015/12/how-build-living-wall-step-step Garden Tags, Garden Plants, Projects, Easy Projects, Colorful Garden
One-hour-fix: Garden tags
One-hour-fix: Garden tags | Good Magazine Make your own colourful garden plant labels by upcycling your eco picnicware. Click the link below for a step-by-step guide. #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa www.good.net.nz/article/2015/12/how-build-living-wall-step-step
Labelling jars in preparation for last night's book launch Reclaim That #upcycling #homemade #recycled #jars #party #mynewbook  I made these tags using my Brother ScanNCut  #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa Craft Ideas, Ideas, Recycled Jars, Jar Labels, Jar
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Labelling jars in preparation for last night's book launch Reclaim That #upcycling #homemade #recycled #jars #party #mynewbook I made these tags using my Brother ScanNCut #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa
Getting organised and staying organised with tips and tricks from Good magazine. #organising #labels #craft #weekendinspiration #springclean #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa Inspiration, Home Décor, Home, Getting Organised, Storage Ideas, Organized Living, Organization, Storage
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Getting organised and staying organised with tips and tricks from Good magazine. #organising #labels #craft #weekendinspiration #springclean #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa
An easy table makeover ... #chalk #paint #inspiration from the latest Resene #makeover in the new issue of Good. #interiors #turningthetables #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa Interiors, Décor, Interior, Chalk Paint
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An easy table makeover ... #chalk #paint #inspiration from the latest Resene #makeover in the new issue of Good. #interiors #turningthetables #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa
Upcycler Sarah Heeringa gives this tatty old brown chair a boho -modern makeover.   Go here for a step-by-step guide: www.good.net.nz/blogs/2015/06/one-hour-fixes-chair-makeover  www.facebook.com/reclaimthat #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa Boho, Chairs, Upcycle, Home Decor
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Upcycler Sarah Heeringa gives this tatty old brown chair a boho -modern makeover. Go here for a step-by-step guide: www.good.net.nz/blogs/2015/06/one-hour-fixes-chair-makeover www.facebook.com/reclaimthat #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa
A favourite project of mine: Classic shades. Transform assorted old brown cane furniture into Cape Cod classics using sandy-toned neutrals and restrained blue accents Cane Furniture, Classic Shades
Classic shades
A favourite project of mine: Classic shades. Transform assorted old brown cane furniture into Cape Cod classics using sandy-toned neutrals and restrained blue accents
Make your own Liberty print fabric book covers: Accessorise with a wall of postcards! Photo Kristin Perers Book Covers, Design, Books, Book Cover, Fabric Book Covers, Cool Magazine, Fabric Book
Make your own Liberty print fabric book covers: Accessorise with a wall of postcards! Photo Kristin Perers
Sick of your tall boots falling over in a tangled scuffed heap? Here's an easy and quirky way for a tidy shoe space and no more floppy boots. Boots, Shoes, Winter Boot, Boots Fall, Tall Boots
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Sick of your tall boots falling over in a tangled scuffed heap? Here's an easy and quirky way for a tidy shoe space and no more floppy boots.
A great way to make simple crafty Christmas gift is to take a handy everyday object and add a little of you own embellishments. Gifts, Crafty Christmas Gifts, Crafty, Craft Projects, Craft
Matchbox Christmas craft
A great way to make simple crafty Christmas gift is to take a handy everyday object and add a little of you own embellishments.
Take imaginative play one step further with an ingenious fabric house that fits over your dining table Photo Amanda Reelick Toys, Tent, Couture, Kids Tents, Playset, Table Tents, Imaginative Play, Diy And Crafts
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Take imaginative play one step further with an ingenious fabric house that fits over your dining table Photo Amanda Reelick
Verdigris is the greenish-blue patina that naturally occurs over time when bronze, brass or copper is exposed to air or seawater and becomes weathered. You can get a similar look using a simple four-step paint effect. Click here for a step by step guide ...  www.good.net.nz/blogs/2014/12/one-hour-fixes-letterbox-makeover Copper, Bronze, Exposed, Paint Effects, Weathered, Verdigris
One Hour Fixes: Letterbox makeover
Verdigris is the greenish-blue patina that naturally occurs over time when bronze, brass or copper is exposed to air or seawater and becomes weathered. You can get a similar look using a simple four-step paint effect. Click here for a step by step guide ... www.good.net.nz/blogs/2014/12/one-hour-fixes-letterbox-makeover
Verdigris is greenish-blue patina that naturally occurs over time when bronze, brass or copper is exposed to air or seawater and becomes weathered over time. It's typically seen on old metalwork and fabulous old statues.  You can add verdigris touches to garden using a four step paint effect. Find out more here and  have fun with adding verdigris paint effects to ironwork. Statue, Art
Verdigris is greenish-blue patina that naturally occurs over time when bronze, brass or copper is exposed to air or seawater and becomes weathered over time. It's typically seen on old metalwork and fabulous old statues. You can add verdigris touches to garden using a four step paint effect. Find out more here and have fun with adding verdigris paint effects to ironwork.
How to give a tatty old chair a quick and easy makeover ... A simple but clever upcycling project easy enough to do in a day. Craft Susan Elijas, photography Sarah Heeringa. Originally published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz Old Chair
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How to give a tatty old chair a quick and easy makeover ... A simple but clever upcycling project easy enough to do in a day. Craft Susan Elijas, photography Sarah Heeringa. Originally published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz
How to give a tatty old chair a quick and easy makeover ...   A simple but clever upcycling project easy enough to do in a day.   Craft Susan Elijas, photography Sarah Heeringa. Originally published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz Upholstery, Upholstery Tacks
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How to give a tatty old chair a quick and easy makeover ... A simple but clever upcycling project easy enough to do in a day. Craft Susan Elijas, photography Sarah Heeringa. Originally published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz
How to make a waterproof cushion from an old raincoat ... A simple but clever upcycling project. Perfect for use on your deck or in the garden. Craft Susan Elijas, photography Sarah Heeringa. Originally published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz Waterproof Cushions, Extra Fabric, Waterproof, Cushion
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How to make a waterproof cushion from an old raincoat ... A simple but clever upcycling project. Perfect for use on your deck or in the garden. Craft Susan Elijas, photography Sarah Heeringa. Originally published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz
How to make a waterproof cushion from an old raincoat ...    A simple but clever upcycling project. Perfect for use on your deck or in the garden.  Craft Susan Elijas, photography Sarah Heeringa. Originally published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz Play, Outdoor Cushions
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How to make a waterproof cushion from an old raincoat ... A simple but clever upcycling project. Perfect for use on your deck or in the garden. Craft Susan Elijas, photography Sarah Heeringa. Originally published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz
Cupboards of calm #1 How many hours of our lives will we spend with our head in cupboards? Transform the inside of your humble storage spaces and you’ll be happy to delve into them in future ...  First published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz Cupboard, Storage Spaces, Cupboards
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Cupboards of calm #1 How many hours of our lives will we spend with our head in cupboards? Transform the inside of your humble storage spaces and you’ll be happy to delve into them in future ... First published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz
How many hours of our lives will we spend with our head in cupboards? Transform the inside of your humble storage spaces and you’ll be happy to delve into them in future ...  First published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz
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How many hours of our lives will we spend with our head in cupboards? Transform the inside of your humble storage spaces and you’ll be happy to delve into them in future ... First published in Good magazine www.good.net.nz
Collecting a homemade bunch of flowers for a friend? Pop them in a recycled tin can for a handy portable vase. Ideal when taking flowers to give to loved ones in hospital - where there are never enough vases!  Simply remove the tin can's label and wash it out. Add a piece of ribbon around the middle for extra embellishment if you wish. Pop, Flowers, Recycled Tin, Bunch Of Flowers, Vases
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Collecting a homemade bunch of flowers for a friend? Pop them in a recycled tin can for a handy portable vase. Ideal when taking flowers to give to loved ones in hospital - where there are never enough vases! Simply remove the tin can's label and wash it out. Add a piece of ribbon around the middle for extra embellishment if you wish.
Reclaim a boring old mirror with this simple upcycling project.   STEP 1: Remove the mirror from the frame. STEP 2: Lightly sand or clean the frame as necessary.  STEP 3: Undercoat the frame and allow to dry.  STEP 4: Topcoat with metallic paint. I used a silver paint from Resene's metallic range. Allow to dry and re-assemble. And you're done! Décor Ideas, Old Mirror
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Reclaim a boring old mirror with this simple upcycling project. STEP 1: Remove the mirror from the frame. STEP 2: Lightly sand or clean the frame as necessary. STEP 3: Undercoat the frame and allow to dry. STEP 4: Topcoat with metallic paint. I used a silver paint from Resene's metallic range. Allow to dry and re-assemble. And you're done!
Here's an easy up cycling project for the weekend …  #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa Click on the pic for step-by-step instructions New Books, Make Your Own Pins, Make Your Own, Hour
One Hour Fixes: Pin Board perfection
Here's an easy up cycling project for the weekend … #reclaimthat #Sarah_Heeringa Click on the pic for step-by-step instructions