Some photos of our first little prototyping focus group.

Our Finished Products!

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Some photos of the process of our hard workers!

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Lovely pallet wine rack!

http://shopwalrus.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/upcycled-pallet-wine-rack.html

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Upcycled Pallet Wine Rack

We create gorgeous shelf/display pieces out of old shipping pallets.  Use them for wine bottle/liquor storage, books, art, framed photos, you name it.  Each rustic rack comes with three eye hooks for securing to a wall.  We can make these to order in any finish you choose: natural, stained, waxed, or painted.

Measures: 12″ tall (8″ tall backboard) x 30″ long x 5.5″ deep
Comes with 3 strong eye hooks to hang on wall

You can purchase these wineracks at our store or on etsy for $80 plus S&H:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/120795612/pallet-wine-rack-upcycled-wine-rack-or

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Recycling vs. Upcycling: What is the difference?

The difference between Upcycle and Recycle

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pile of plastic bottles for recycling Over the last decade the term “Upcycling” has been coined and worked into the discourse of sustainability efforts. It appeared in William McDonough’s book, Cradle to Cradle. It has yet to earn itself mainstream popularity, but its necessity as a goal for how we should be progressing makes its definition important. Like so many things in sustainability, I come across many enthusiasts who are trying to promote the practice but may be passing around an incorrect meaning.

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Fanstastic Design Idea – convertable furniture

http://style-files.com/2007/12/20/warhol-sofa-by-simone-brewster/

warhol sofa by simone brewster

Warhol sofa, designed by Simone Brewster, is a system that enbables it user to live from one room in one multifunctional system. The individual elements include a desk, a bed, a seat and cushions. Each component acts as an ingredient with which the user can compose and create their desired environment.

Simone Brewster is a young British designer, whose training ranges from the field of architecture to that of product design. Simone seeks to express her fascination with the body, and its desires, through objects. Click here to visit her website where you see more of her work.

Reasons Reclaimed wood is Hot right now!

http://carlaaston.com/designed/reclaimed-wood-hot- source

​13 reasons reclaimed wood is so hot right now

This trend is here to stay, and there is no reason for it to ever go away.

Using reclaimed wood not only decreases what goes into our landfills, but it brings a history, texture, interest, and warmth to an interior space.

But, of course, we all know that 😉

So, how about we take a look at some clever uses of reclaimed wood in honor of Earth Day? I’m sure these 13 images will give you plenty of ideas on how you can use it in your home.


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13 Reasons Reclaimed Wood Is SO HOT Right Now – image: Reclaimed from pallets – 2013 Best Reclaimed Wood Floor of the Year, Schenck & Co., Houston, TX, from Nat’l. Wood Flooring Assoc.