"" I started with overalls and drew
the "Gru" logo on them. Next, I took a yellow hoodie and hot glued
black pipecleaners to the hoods for their "hair". For those that aren't
familiar with the movie, Minions don't all have the same hair styles
so I had my boys each choose which hair-do they wanted. I found their
"goggles" at the dollar store and removed the nose, mustache, and
eyebrows, then hot glued black Velcro to the sides so they would stay on
their heads. The look was finished by using yellow make-up, black gloves and black shoes. The base of the hoodie was taped together.""
" All you need is cardboard, loads and loads of it. Make a cylinder out of
the cardboard in which your kid and easily and comfortably fit in. Make
a two giant holes for eyes, make a pair of minion spectacles and fit in
your child. Of course, paint it appropriately to look like a minion.
And that’s it."
Upcycled tables are amazing conversational pieces. Upcycled bedside tables, coffee tables, outdoor tables, occasional tables, the variety of functions upcycled tables are endless.
Sometimes we just need a little inspiration to get our creative juices flowing, I hope the ideas for upcycled tables presented here inspire you. Thanks to every creator out there who share their work on line for all to enjoy.
420,000 tonnes of waste wood is produced by households each year.
Wood that could be ground up, made into chipboard and used to make other
Wood for the Milo table comes off cuts from the wood he uses to make
his fitted furniture as well as waste that comes from old cupboards he
has taken out of customers houses that are no longer needed. I think if
he had a magic wand, Tristan’s wish would be to encourage and inspire
people to use more natural materials in their homes and for the industry
to produce them. ‘Milo’ is a contemporary ‘eco’ coffee or bedside table, oiled with
natural eco oil. As you’ll see from the photo, the shapes, colours,
patterns and textures are a sight to behold. Each table is unique, using
whatever materials are to hand.
Sometimes we need a little inspiration to create fab upcycled furniture.
Here are upcycled furniture ideas that will help you think out side the box and create magical, conversational pieces of art, that is functional, funky and fun. A room filled with upcycled furniture is inspiring, fun and makes you feel good. Here are some upcycled furniture ideas to add the magic to your rooms.
Kristen Montgomery uses discarded construction and old furniture to create sometime new and magical. " Artistic prints feature on the side of sofas, on top of benches and in shadow boxes"
Thomas Wold creates eye catching popping furniture from dissembling furniture and rejoining in abstract forms. Opposites and random pieces are connected using odds and ends, showcasing his skill and craftsmanship.