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OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

WINTER HOURS (Nov - Mar) 9:30 - 5:30
SUMMER HOURS (Apr - Oct) 9:30 - 6:00

WHO WE ARE

We specialize in the reclamation of historic building materials. Give us a call if you have an upcoming building or demolition project. We are your architectural salvage & used building materials resource center!

Five Fun Salvage Gifts You Can Make This Weekend

The staff at Earthwise is scrambling to finish (or start) gifts for the quickly approaching holiday season.  When working with one of  a kind  salvaged materials , it is hard not to create gifts for every person we know! Here is the Earthwise gift guide for homemade salvage gifts.  Hope you have as much fun making them as the recipient enjoys receiving them.

 

Found Object Bottle Stopper

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Use that fun door knob, pool ball, toy dinosaur, you name it, to create the perfect bottle stopper for any wine drinker.  For your shopping ease, Earthwise sells everything you need (including directions) in a handy kit.  Or find great directions here.

 

Funky Hook Board

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This is a customer favorite! This fun project allows you to create custom hooks with any item that fits your style.  A personal favorite is porcelain star knobs for bathroom towel hooks. Choose from our wide variety of hooks and watch the Infarrantly Creatives door knob tutorial for details.

 

Salvaged Wood Window Cold Frame

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With Urban Gardening on the rise, treat the gardener in your life to  a one of a kind cold frame.  These upcycled window cold frames pull double duty by adding salvage flair to the garden as well as keeping seedlings safe.  Choose a unique window and  go to This Old house for directions.

 

Upcycled Tile Coasters

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Save coffee tables from water rings with these custom coasters.  These great gifts can be as simple as gluing felt to the bottom of colored/patterned tile.  Add pictures , magazines art, maps etc to plain tiles to create mini works of art.  Find ideas and how to’s at Creme de la Craft.

 

Light Fixture Terrariums

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An upcycled light fixture terrarium with brighten the winter days ahead.  This great project uses smaller geometric light fixtures and replaces the electrical components with dirt and succulents to add a mod feel to a desk or room.  Shade of Tangerine has a great tutorial on how to make this fun gift.

 

We are always looking for upcycyled and salvage related projects, so if you have a great project idea, let us know. And as always, don’t forget to share pictures of your projects made with Earthwise materials to receive a 15% off coupon for your next purchase. Happy Holidays and Happy Crafting.