Recycled Wine Cork Book Boxes

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I know there are many wine enthusiasts out there.  Wine drinking has become a hobby in America.  Unfortunately I don’t drink wine.  I guess I am not sophisticated enough and still have the palate of 3 year old.  But I am hopeful I will find a wine a like SOMEDAY. However, I love the corks and the bottles and all the ways to upcycle them.  Today Carmel is showcasing a project that uses corks and books to create little storage accessories for your bookshelves or desk.

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DIY Upcycled T-shirt Dress

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I am loving upcycling old t-shirts.  T-shirt material is so forgiving and it usually doesn’t need extra prep for the edges not to fray.  I was inspired by Cheri from I am Momma Hear Me Roar to try my sewing skills at using t-shirts to make a layered dress for Kayla. I must say once you get the hang of it you can’t stop making them.  They are so fun and embellishing makes them each unique.

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Fabric Stamped T-shirt Scarf {UPCYCLE}

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Looking for a quick Valentine’s Day project to do with your kiddos?  This project is super simple and can be made with an old t-shirt.  If you are anything like me you have t-shirts coming out the wazoo.  We easily have over 75 between my husband and I.  It is time to start purging and upcycling.  That is what this week is all about – T-shirt Upcycle Week.

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12 Upcycled T-shirt Ideas

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I am a sucker for upcycling. There is something so thrilling about taking something destined for Goodwill or a landfill and recreating it again.  Which is why I love my other site, Roadkill Rescue.  It is packed full of amazingly talented people who can see beyond the trash can as well.  As I was purging my t-shirt collection and also received a bunch of t-shirts from friends I thought…

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