Uncommon Beauty from Common Things: Upcycling Ideas for Unique Custom Creations

Upcycling involves reclaiming objects that would otherwise be thrown away and using them to create new works that preserve or improve the quality of the original objects.  If you browse our CustomMade galleries for upcycling ideas and inspirations for your own custom projects, you will see that there is a characteristic aesthetic dimension to this […]

Repurposed Furniture: Custom Upcycling for Your Home

Do you have repurposed furniture in your home? Are you sure? You may be repurposing right now.  Have you brought your work home and spread it out across the dining table? Are you resting your feet on a coffee table? Our practical and creative urges are constantly finding new ways to use our furniture.  Fortunately, […]

Custom Mailboxes

Hidden in plain sight, many objects we touch daily exist for us mentally only in functional terms if we consider them at all.  And we usually consider them only when they break down and need to be repaired or replaced, like when the humble mailbox meets an ignominious end at a truck’s bumper or after […]