Tag: pallets

A Fence Built with Innersprings and Ingenuity

The challenge? Create a fence that is beautiful, low-cost and with reclaimed material. The solution? Upcycle the inner springs from discarded mattresses. Friends, Simon (an accomplished industrial designer) and Naomi May, were all for experimenting and loved the idea. Innovation required that we start from scratch. We worked together, combining our knowledge and expertise in […]

Planter boxes

Upcycling A Garden

[foogallery id=”69″] Up North from Upshop, there is a garden that is getting an upcycling makeover. Last month, we created planter boxes from ex-Volvo bins. These bins are very sturdy and versatile with steel hinged sides that can be stacked, which allows for a variety of heights. The planter boxes that we created used two […]