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30 Upcycled Home Decor Designs

From Recycled Bicycle Lighting to Booze Briefcases

— July 20, 2010 — Eco
Since everyone and their mother is hopping on the green bandwagon, it’s only natural that you do so as well. If you haven’t already changed your closet or lifestyle to a more eco-friendly one, then this cluster of upcycled home decor designs will surely push you in the right direction.

No one likes to be boring or plain, and when it comes to home decor, unique pieces are always a win. Not only do upcycled home furnishings stand apart, but it says you really care for the environment. From recycled cartridge chandeliers to coffee sack cushions, there’s nothing quite like saving the planet.
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Ladder Lighting
Ladder Lighting
The Sleepy Lamp by Studio Klass is Perfect for Bedtime Stories
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Upcycled Octopus Sculptures
Upcycled Octopus Sculptures
Acoustapus by Nemo Gould Rocks Harder than a Rock Lobste
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Hand-Decaled Chairs
Hand-Decaled Chairs
The 'Heritage Revisited' Chair from the Dress Me Line is Adorned Beauty
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Upcycled Plastic Vacuums
Upcycled Plastic Vacuums
Electrolux's ‘Vac from the Sea' Made of Ocean Garbage
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Seatbelt Key Racks
Seatbelt Key Racks
The Buckle Up Key Holder Keeps Your Keys Safe and Secure
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Upcycled Washing Machines
Upcycled Washing Machines
The 'Wash Lamp' Uses the Old Machines to Make Cute Lights
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Egg Carton Lamps
Egg Carton Lamps
The Trash Me Lamp by Victor Vetterlein is as Green as it Gets
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Upcycled Toilet Paper Cores
Upcycled Toilet Paper Cores
The 'Day Re' by Kim Ji-eun is a Bathroom Memo Pad
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Recycled Cartridge Chandeliers
Recycled Cartridge Chandeliers
The Upcycled Lowell and Louise Ink Cartridge Lamps
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Bikes as Wall Art
Bikes as Wall Art
The Cello Bar by Lime Studio Integrates Instruments & Bicycles Into Its Decor
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Upcycled Live/Work Spaces
Upcycled Live/Work Spaces
The Mobile Office Changes to Suit Your Needs
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Upcycled Household Basins
Upcycled Household Basins
The Native Trails Copper Sinks are Recycled and Kill Germs
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Recycled Magazine Shelves
Recycled Magazine Shelves
The National Geographic Shelf is an Adventurous Creation
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Circuit Board Clocks
Circuit Board Clocks
Teco Art Upcycled Circuit Board and Hard Drive Clocks Rock
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Recycled Packaging Decor
Recycled Packaging Decor
Loll Designs Makes Furniture Out of Old Milk Jugs
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Starbucks Card Mosaic Coasters
Starbucks Card Mosaic Coasters
Upcycled Art by Flawed Frock
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Urban Upcycled Lamps
Urban Upcycled Lamps
Super Guppy Street Light Takes Upcycling to a New Place
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Eco-Friendly Wine & Dining
Eco-Friendly Wine & Dining
The Tovolo Picnic Wine Table is Ultra Convenient
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Coffee Sack Cushions
Coffee Sack Cushions
Petit Four Designs Make for Ecologically Sound Pillows
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Recycled Bicycle Lighting
Recycled Bicycle Lighting
Michael Martins Turns Busted Bikes into Awesome Lights
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Shapely Record Clocks
Shapely Record Clocks
Pavel Sidorenko Laser-Cuts Re-Vinyl Clocks into Cool Cutouts
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Upcycled Desk Accessories
Upcycled Desk Accessories
The Keyboard Pencil Cup Brings Writing and Typing Together
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Upcycled Furnishings
Upcycled Furnishings
Studio JSPR 'Plastic Fantastic' Re-Skinned Collection (Update)
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Personal Garment Furniture
Personal Garment Furniture
The 'Rememberme' Chair by Tobias Juretzek Lets You Reuse
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Media Trash Fixtures
Media Trash Fixtures
The Upcycled Data Pendant Light Made from CDs and DVDs
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Recyclable Bookstores
Recyclable Bookstores
The Foldaway Bookshop is Earth and User-Friendly
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Dripping Faucet Lighting
Dripping Faucet Lighting
'Light the Night' by Michael Allison is a Beautiful Take on Lamps
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Farming Indoor Decor
Farming Indoor Decor
Recycled Machinery as Practical Furniture
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Booze Briefcases
Booze Briefcases
The Upcycled Suitcase Liquor Cabinet is a Classy Conversation Piece
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Upcycled Suitcase Pet Beds
Upcycled Suitcase Pet Beds
Etsy Artists Make a Cute Eco Case for Cats
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