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Scrap Transformers protecting human environment and guarding one city at a time

Danilo Baletić, artist from Montenegro, builds huge Transformers from scrap car parts. He calls them guardians of environment. Eight of these giants are currently exhibited on one of central squares in Zagreb, Croatia under the name of “Transformers guarding Zagreb” and we were lucky to be there at spring break and have a chance to […]

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My favorite upcycled clothes

I don’t think I need to go into how up-cycling and giving second life chances to stuff is important to me and why. I’ve gone through this subject enough times already. I collected some of my favorite projects in today’s post. Garments that are fun and completely, unmistakably refashioned, which is also why I love […]

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Recycled Playgrounds

Playground season is on peeps. It’s been on since early spring, but now it is mud time, kids are going crazy, shoes are off, washing machines are getting clogged. Personally, I don’t mind my kids being dirty, I don’t even mind that those sand knee stain are impossible to wash out. If I’ve learned anything […]

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Shin Murayama – THE Mask

Shin Murayama’s mask project called “Valhalla”, exclusively available at I don’t like Mondays with proceeds going to Designers Against Aids.           The Amadeus mask was a part of “The Believers,” a project by La Fortuna Studios that aimed to unites a new environmentally conscious community of designers who promote sustainability in […]

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Colorful playkitchens by Punkt

Recycled, natural, colorful. I love play-kitchen series made by Punkt Workshop from Bulgaria. Punkt Workshop are three friends from Sofia, Bulgaria – Maria, Ivailo and Petar, who recycle and upcycle old stuff. They are the ones who go to scrap yards, flea-markets and dustbins to collect valuable materials for their work. When they acquire what […]

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Hooded robe with raindrops

Make a hooded robe from a free robe pattern. We lost our robe approximaly at the same time Melly Sews published her Sleepy Robe pattern, just a week before Kids Clothes week – perfect timing! This robe pattern is so easy, and imagine…it is FREE and yet, comes in 4 sizes – 18m/2T, 3T/4T, 5/6 […]

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