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DIY Kokedama: Japanese Moss Ball Garden [Infographic]

DIY Kokedama: Japanese Moss Ball Garden [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Based on the ancient Japanese art, Kokedama or “moss ball” gardens are becoming a new trend in indoor gardening. In this DIY Kokedama tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a Japanese moss ball that can be suspended in mid-air by string or fishing line, or set down in a decorative tray or bowl.

Contrary to what one might think, kokedama are very easy to care for—easier than a traditional potted plant! In general, all they need is a bright location such as a window to provide them with adequate light, and a 5 minute soaking about once a week.

The process is simple and easy to do, so scroll down, read the guide, and you can be on your way to creating your own hanging garden of Babylon in no time!

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Reusing Old Belts

Updated: June 2018

“For all the old items, which are no longer in use, throwing away is never a wise way. There are lots of ideas for reusing old belts into useful, stylish, handmade goods or interesting home decorations, rather than throwing them away.”

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Reusing Pringles cans

Creative Ways to Repurpose Pringles tube cans | ecogreenlove

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DIY Garage clutter buster Guide [Infographic]

DIY Garage clutter buster Guide [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

You know what it’s like, you move into your brand new house and everything is all nicely put away, in its place and tidy. Fast forward 2-3 years and everything’s a shambles and your garage looks like it’s been caught up in a tornado with junk all over the place and nowhere to park your car. Well this weekend, why not take control of your horribly hoarded garage and turn it back into a functional and organised storage space.

In this piece powertoolworld gives you a number of guides so that you can build yourself some super storage solutions for all sorts of tools and equipment, no matter how big or small they might be.

So what are you waiting for? Let’s get your garage sorted!

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Upcycling your Rug [Infographic]

Upcycling your Rug [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Upcycling, or Creative reuse, is the process of taking materials or products that are no longer wanted or needed and through creativity, transforming them into works of art, items of home decoration, or something else useful. It’s seen a resurgence in recent years, with repurposing becoming more popular as we become more aware of the limit of our resources and the impact we have on the earth as a species.

With sites like Pinterest, you can now get plenty of ideas for upcycling your unwanted items. The Rug Seller decided to take a look into what old rugs could be creatively turned into. It was quite surprising how many options there were, but in this infographic we dig into just a few. We’ll show you how to turn your rug in an accessory for your favourite outfit, how to make it into something to keep your cat occupied and how to revamp it for more use as a rug.

If you’re looking to repurpose one of your old rugs, or even something else in your home, we hope this will give you some inspiration to get creative and try something new. What have you got to lose?

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