Creations

Here at Little Earth we're into reusing materials as much as we can, and one the most fun ways to do that is to get a bit creative with upcycling...

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    2 Ways You Can Repurpose Your Old T-Shirts

    So this week I’ve been looking at ways that you can repurpose an old T-shirt, easy-peasy style. And I’ve found two super easy things to make that don’t require anything except your time, and a pair of scissors… seriously!    Before we start, while I was researching different things to make from old T-shirts I found a lot of posts from people who had gone out to charity shops specifically to buy old T’s to cut up into whatever. Guys, please don’t do this.  Repurposing is great if you’ve got something old that isn’t worth anything as it’s original self, but those T-shirts in charity shops could help to clothe…

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    Upcycled Pallet Wood Key Box

    I love things made out of reclaimed pallet wood, they have a lovely authentic, rustic, look to them. They’re also a super interesting, fun, and a practical way of reusing old wood that would otherwise most likely be wasted or left to rot away somewhere.There’s also something wonderful about turning something old and bland into something beautiful and useful. From time to time, when I have some free time, I have a go at making things from old pallet wood myself. I find the measuring and sawing and drilling and figuring out how it’s all going to fit together really fun. And there’s not much that beats the feeling of…

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    Making Chandeliers Out Of Old Bike Parts At The Access Bike Workshop

    Beautiful handcrafted chandeliers made out of reclaimed bike parts and lit with energy saving Edison bulbs. I recently got given an amazing opportunity… to go down the Access Bike Workshop and learn how to make fully functional chandeliers from old bicycle parts!  It’s recycle, reuse, upcycle… and keep on cycling!  So to give you a little backstory, I work for an amazing organisation in Stroud which runs a variety of inclusive community projects, one of which is Access Bike. The idea with Access bike is that basically, young people need access to a bike in order to be mobile and independent and get themselves to school/college/work etc. And learning how…