The Art of Upcycling andThe Cheap Life with Jeff Yeager
Oh Don’t mind me: I’m just shopping for a few new things for my home. Hey look at this And these Stay Cheap, Hey, I’m Jeff, Yeager, the ultimate cheapskate and host of The Cheap Life Reduce re-use, recycle! It’S the cheapskate credo, But today,’ upcycling’ is all the rage. That’S when you find creative ways to re-use and recycle would be throw-aways so that the final product is actually better and more upscale than the original
*Trumpet fanfare* – And you know me, I’m nothing if I ain’t upscale. Everyone has a few of these. Laying around This project is simple and elegant. Take a basic, paving brick transplant, a cactus or small herb, add a votive candle and viola A lovely upcycled centerpiece Or you can decorate with pottery shards colorful bits of glass, even bottle caps or old buttons to make a show-stopping door. Stopper, Looking at every day, objects differently is at the heart of upcycling. For instance, I made this wine rack from the head of an old garden rake Dang, I’m good When it comes to lamps and lighting. Upcycling is definitely a bright idea. Sure you can fill your home with boring. Expensive department store lamps, but why would you want to when you can do this Or this Or you remember, this LJ Check us out on Pinterest for more info on all the projects in this video and share your craftiest upcycling projects with me for a chance to Win a $ 50 gift card Jeff It’s time for a Cheapskate, Shout-out Dan Phillips, founder of the Houston area, building initiative called Phoenix Commotion designs and builds entire homes using recycled and salvaged materials.
Everything from leftover, lumber, and drywall to cork and paper floors even license plates and cattle bones Now many of the homes Dan builds are for low-income families and Phoenix Commotion teaches job skills through its apprenticeship program. Thanks for being such a cheapskate champion Dan In honor of the endless upcycling possibilities, I’m adding one more “ R” to the cheapskate credo re-think. So before you throw that away. …, I’m Jeff Yeager for The Cheap Life, Stay crafty and stay cheap, A big cheapskate! Congratulations to Susan Blook …, Susan …,
Beekyl … Susanbkl winner of a $ 50 gift card for her clever cheapskate gardening, tip, Be sure to check out some of my other videos, and don’t forget to subscribe. It’S free