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I love Australia, our lifestyle, work ethics and spirit of entrepreneurship and adventure. BUT, we are a shockingly wasteful society. If you've had the fortune to travel through third world countries, you would have seen that everything possible is reused, re-purposed or recycled. We'll start this album - and add to it, but why don't YOU send us your ideas and images so that we can add them too?

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Many people consider the horseshoe a symbol of good luck and protection. But it can be much, much more than that. Here are 10 awesome DIY ideas for repurposing old horseshoes! Horseshoe Boot Rack, Horseshoe Wreath, Horseshoe Crafts, Horseshoe Christmas Tree, Fairy Doors, Horseshoes, Yard Art, Rustic Decor, Metal Working
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10 Things You Can Make with Horseshoes

Many people consider the horseshoe a symbol of good luck and protection. But it can be much, much more than that. Here are 10 awesome DIY ideas for repurposing old horseshoes!

Building your own compost bin is a great way to reduce household waste and improve your garden’s soil quality. This DIY build is a sturdy, rodent, and rot-free container for all your compost. It’s made from reclaimed timber, and you can build it in one day if you have the right tools! insert SM copy here Diy Garden Projects, Easy Diy Projects, Home Projects, Build Compost Bin, Organic Nutrients, Kitchen Waste, Garden Beds, Farming, Bees
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DIY Compost Bin

Building your own compost bin is a great way to reduce household waste and improve your garden’s soil quality. This DIY build is a sturdy, rodent, and rot-free container for all your compost. It’s made from reclaimed timber, and you can build it in one day if you have the right tools! insert SM copy here

Want to learn more about composting? Know the right tools and learn the correct way to make good compost for your garden.

The Basics of Composting

Want to learn more about composting? Know the right tools and learn the correct way to make good compost for your garden.

How to reclaim those old broken crayons? Know how to prepare them and make them in use again for your kid's creative projects.

How to Remake Broken Crayons

How to reclaim those old broken crayons? Know how to prepare them and make them in use again for your kid's creative projects.

Don't throw away those old rims! Turn them into a functional stove that you can put in your backyard and make delicious meals.

How to Build a Stove From Recycled Tire Rim

Don't throw away those old rims! Turn them into a functional stove that you can put in your backyard and make delicious meals.

Turn your reclaimed windows into a cabinet! Cut down on your expenses, forget buying new furniture and learn how to make cabinets using old windows.

How to Turn an Old Window Into a Cabinet

Turn your reclaimed windows into a cabinet! Cut down on your expenses, forget buying new furniture and learn how to make cabinets using old windows.

Make simple succulent planters out of old wine bottles! Know the step by step procedure to create a planter that is perfect for accentuating your home.

Turn Wine Bottles into Gorgeous Succulent Planters

Make simple succulent planters out of old wine bottles! Know the step by step procedure to create a planter that is perfect for accentuating your home.

Do you have old crayons you do not use? Why not turn them into classy and colorful candles that you can use at your home or make it as a gift for your loved ones. Making Crayons, Diy Crayons, Crayon Crafts, Diy Candles With Crayons, Diy Candles Easy, Homemade Candles, Easy Diy Projects, Craft Projects, Recycled Crayons
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DIY Candles from Crayons

Do you have old crayons you do not use? Why not turn them into classy and colorful candles that you can use at your home or make it as a gift for your loved ones.

Do you want to keep your work area warm even during winter? Be productive despite the cold weather, turn your old gas tank into a heater. Diy Heater, Fancy Kitchens, Working Area, Easy Diy Projects, Recycling Ideas, Warm, Kitchen Tools, Cold Weather, Building
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How to Build a Gas Tank Room Heater

Do you want to keep your work area warm even during winter? Be productive despite the cold weather, turn your old gas tank into a heater.

Do you want to make your table cool and more stylish? Collect those bottle caps and use them to accessorize your tables. Bottle Cap Art, Diy Bottle, Diy Table Top, A Table, Bottle Top Tables, Round Bar Table, Patio Umbrella Stand, Furniture Makeover, Furniture Ideas
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DIY Bottle Cap Table

Do you want to make your table cool and more stylish? Collect those bottle caps and use them to accessorize your tables.

Don't waste those old windows. Turn them into a greenhouse. Old Window Greenhouse, Greenhouse Kitchen, Lean To Greenhouse, Dome Greenhouse, Outdoor Greenhouse, Cheap Greenhouse, Portable Greenhouse, Greenhouse Ideas, Greenhouse Wedding
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Greenhouse From Old Windows

Don't waste those old windows. Turn them into a greenhouse.

Egg cartons! Most of us don’t give them a second thought. As long as they keep our eggs intact, we’re happy. But egg cartons are a fabulous craft resource. These daffodils made from egg carton are great example. Daffodil Craft, Daffodils, Zinnias, Art Projects, Egg Cartons, Eggs, Recycling Ideas, Diy Crafts, Creative
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Egg Carton Daffodils

Egg cartons! Most of us don’t give them a second thought. As long as they keep our eggs intact, we’re happy. But egg cartons are a fabulous craft resource. These daffodils made from egg carton are great example.

If you need a large composter for your garden, then this wire mesh compost bin is one of the easiest you can build.

How to Make a Wire Mesh Composter

If you need a large composter for your garden, then this wire mesh compost bin is one of the easiest you can build.

Are you a fan of the industrial home design? Then here's a furniture idea you're going to like! Tractor Seat Bar Stools, Tractor Decor, Diy Bar Stools, Industrial Bar Stools, Diy Stool, Industrial Interior Design, Diy Outdoor Bar, Outdoor Bar Stools, Outdoor Lounge
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Upcycled Tractor Seat Bar Stool

Are you a fan of the industrial home design? Then here's a furniture idea you're going to like!

Do you need a good looking, plush bath mat for your bathroom? Why buy from the store when you can make your own rug using old towels! Backyard Chicken Coops, Chickens Backyard, Dyi Rugs, Make Your Own, Make It Yourself, How To Make, Diy Bath Mats, Old Towels, Towel Crafts
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DIY Bath Mat From Old Towels

Do you need a good looking, plush bath mat for your bathroom? Why buy from the store when you can make your own rug using old towels!

Repurpose! These timber spools end up as landfill. Give one a new life by turning it into a great looking mosaic table! Outdoor Projects, Easy Diy Projects, Wood Projects, Diy Resin Crafts, Recycled Crafts, Create And Craft, Crafts To Make, Upcycle, Reuse

DIY Repurposed Reel Mosaic Table

Repurpose! These timber spools end up as landfill. Give one a new life by turning it into a great looking mosaic table!