By re purposing some jars and some old wooden blocks, a unique, rustic styled chandelier can be created. Change your old ‘junk’ from being useless to useful with simple but fantastic inventions like this!

Repurposed Chandelier

Leave A Comment, Written on March 10th, 2013 & filed under Recycling, Recycling Ideas Tags: , , ,

Repurposed Wooden Crates

Recycled wooden crates make for a great centre piece or coffee table in an area such as a living room. All you need to do is get four wooden crates and attach them together in a way similar to or the same as shown in the photo, and add a fitting object in the centre to add the finishing touch! Not only does it look good, it has very handy shelves/compartments underneath, on all four sides, that you can store many things in, such as magazines or books.

Leave A Comment, Written on March 1st, 2013 & filed under Recycling, Recycling Ideas Tags: , , ,

Recycled Skateboard Seat

This is a great use of old, unused skateboards. By adding a frame and covering the boards with neoprene, the same material used to make wetsuits, a comfortable chair can be made to suit both indoor and outdoor environments.

Leave A Comment, Written on February 28th, 2013 & filed under Recycling, Recycling Ideas Tags: , , ,

Repurposed RakeGot an old metal rake you don’t need any more? Recycle it! Turn it into a kitchen utensil hanger, a tool hanger in your shed, or maybe even a toothbrush hanger in the bathroom! You could use this nice little idea for lots of different uses in many areas around your property, get creative!

Leave A Comment, Written on February 27th, 2013 & filed under Recycling, Recycling Ideas Tags: , , ,

Rustic Spring Stools

What an awesome use for large old springs that aren’t being used for their original purpose any more! Along with rustic interior decoration, these spring stools  would suit being in many places such as a garage, tool shed or workshop as a unique and interesting addition to each space. They could also serve great as an outdoor garden decoration. If you own a lot of land, having these rustic spring stools around the property would be great for providing a place to sit and rest without uglying up the surrounding area. What would you use this unique invention for?

Leave A Comment, Written on February 26th, 2013 & filed under Recycling, Recycling Ideas Tags: , , ,

Pallet Recycling Idea

This is a great use for an old pallet. By putting in wooden planks on one side of each pair of support beams, and then turning the pallet on its end, shelves can be made to hold a many number of things such as: tools, spare parts, decorations or, as shown in the picture, different kinds of herbs and plants. How would you put this neat pallet invention to good use?

Leave A Comment, Written on February 25th, 2013 & filed under Recycling, Recycling Ideas Tags: , , ,

It does not matter if you live in the country surrounded by cows and dairy farms, or if you live in a high rise apartment in a large metropolitan city, Rustic Chic, New Wave Recycled, Shabby Chic, or Folk Art Décor are just different ways of saying rustic decorating. It does not mean tacky, or cheap, nor does it mean having a tractor tire as base for you ficus tree, it can be as simple as a couple of classic metal tractor toys displayed in a glass curio cabinet in your son’s room. Read the rest of this entry »

Leave A Comment, Written on September 11th, 2011 & filed under Uncategorized

Whether you have a small get away cottage or large home and are looking for a way to give your home that timeless beauty and charm only a rustic décor can provide you are going to want to consider the use of slate or stone styles throughout your home.

From the walkway leading to your front door, to the patio in back, and throughout the house itself, slate and stone tiles can add charm, warmth, and originality that no other material can match. Slate and stone tiles come in a variety of colors, shades, and styles and can be used for almost every surface from walkways, to flooring, to walls, to counter tops. Read the rest of this entry »

Leave A Comment, Written on March 3rd, 2011 & filed under Uncategorized

There is something picturesque and romantic about log cabins.  Additionally, these homes built out of logs have a rustic quality about them that calls for a specific interior decorating style.  To really make your log cabin look like what you expect it to be there are a few tricks to keep in mind when approaching the job of decorating.

You should have fun decorating a log cabin, and the great news is that you do not have to be a professional interior decorator to do a great job with it.  Instead, by having some fun and allowing yourself to be creative, you can create a really beautiful look for your rustic paradise.  No matter what trust your instincts.  This is going to be your home so you want to be sure that you are going to feel comfortable in it.   Read the rest of this entry »

Leave A Comment, Written on February 21st, 2011 & filed under Uncategorized

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Facebook is one of the best tools to compete with the giant marketing budgets of corporations; Stonegifts.com has launched a Facebook page and to get things started we are having a prize competition.

All you have to do is click the “like” button then invite as many of your friends to “like” your comment on our page.

Whoever has the most “likes” by December 16 wins the following prizes:

1st Place:   $150 Voucher

2nd Place:  $75 Voucher

3rd Place:  $50 Voucher

In addition; Everyone that likes us no matter how many followers is also is entered in a drawing for the final prize of a $100 Voucher to be selected at random.

Thanks for your support

Leave A Comment, Written on December 12th, 2010 & filed under Uncategorized