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  by: Kuttlefish
31 October 2016

America Recycles Day is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Every year on and around November 15, thousands of local event organizers mobilize throughout their communities to educate people about recycling. 

  by: Emily
15 September 2016
Did you know Kuttlefish is a global marketplace? While we are based in the US, we welcome sellers from all over the world. This supports our mission of spreading innovative ideas from all kinds of people and places. We also know that the practice and art of upcycling may be even more popular in other countries... So, in our 'Upcycling Around the Globe" blog series, we're featuring upcycling inspo from your neck of the woods - wherever that may be.
  by: Emily
22 August 2016

About a month ago, we shared an upcycled ruler idea on Instagram—and you liked it. A lot. There's something about seeing the potential of an old wooden ruler (or yardstick)—the material and straight lines just make it perfect for upcycling. And the contrasting shades and styles of vintage ones, give the ideas even more of a "wow" factor. 

  by: Emily
11 August 2016

When one door closes, an upcycled one opens. We've seen countless upcycled door ideas: tables, consoles, shelving, benches, garden arbors, etc. The creativity and craftsmanship of reconstructing them for an entirely new purpose is always awe inspiring. But perhaps our most favorite upcycled door idea involves very little imagination: upcycling doors as—wait for it—doors! 

  by: Emily
26 July 2016

SCRAP USA, a national network of creative reuse centers, has officially arrived in Charm City. SCRAP centers, or stores, collect donations of reusable materials and sell them at discounted prices—typically 60-75% off the retail value—to artists, crafters and makers of all ages.

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