• Paperback
  • 300 colour illustrations
  • 144 pages
  • 216 x 216
  • ISBN 9781856698962
  • Published August 2012

Recycled Home features 50 stylish craft projects for the home, using discarded or repurposed materials. Step-by-step illustrations guide you through each project, and no special skills are needed. From quick fixes taking half an hour to a patchwork throw to spend a weekend on, you'll find something to inspire you.

With chapters covering every room, the book features everything from making cushions and bedlinen to turning an old crate into a bathroom cabinet or constructing your own garden teepee. The wide range of projects means that there is something for every taste, budget and skill level.

Update your home creatively and economically with flair and style. Recycled Home will appeal to those interested in interiors, textiles, craft, gardening and sustainability.

About the Author

Rebecca Proctor is an expert on sustainable design. She is the author of 1000 New Eco Designs and Where to Find Them, The Sustainable Design Book and Recycled Home, all published by Laurence King Publishing. Rebecca is the founder of moderncraftworkshop.com, a website dedicated to skilled craftsmanship and good design.

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Introduction

Materials

Tools

Living

Sleeping

Bathing

Dining

Utility

Kids

Outdoor

'With invaluable sections about useful materials, tools and a glossary of terms to get you started plus tips about how each project can be personalised, this book is the perfect place to begin making unique crafts with a conscience'.
Tanya Blake, Making magazine

'Some clever ideas in Rebecca Proctor's Recycled Home mark it out for the environmentally aware who are good with their hands'
The Telegraph

'A brilliant new book by Rebecca Proctor'
The Independent on Sunday

'A guide to making really useful things for your home using salvaged materials ... Recycled Home provides step-by-step illustrations to guide you through each project, and no special skills are needed'
The Women's Room

'On these adult afternoons fighting against the clock, filled with alarms on our phones and social notifications, DIY seems to calm us down and make us happier. To help us with these grown-up crafts, Rebecca Proctor has published Recycled Home, a recycled and recyclable book that teaches us how to make countless useful objects from others we don't need anymore.' Elia Maqueda, Visual Mag

'Proctor's book includes lovely images and written instructions for fifty different DIY projects that repurpose and reuse existing materials.'
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