Learning, Upclycled, Recycled, Handmade & Natural

Nu4u is a hub where the love of learning, creativity, the planet, and people become infused. 

One-of-a-kind, handmade pieces made from natural and recycled materials are available for you to purchase.

On line tutorials and workshops are also available, which are designed to share with you all the knowledge and tricks you need to make some of our key pieces.   

Jo Male - Recycled homewares and Jewellery making tutorials


My name is Jo.

In addition to being the owner, educator and creative experience provider at Nu4u, I hand make all the pieces available for your purchasing pleasure.

I am passionate about sharing what I know and, with decades of educational experience and creative exploration, provide you with: 


Studies have clearly shown that keeping our curiosity and imagination activated is essential to mind-body-soul wellness. Learning new skills, being in community with like minded people, and eliciting and expressing our inner creativity greatly affects our moods, stress and happiness levels.

The exclusive pieces offered for sale on this website are one of a kind, hand made creations that reflect a variety of industrial and urban styles including:

  • Shabby Chic
  • Tribal
  • Bohemian
  • Folk
  • Vintage*
  • Eclectic
  • Earthy
  • Edgy
  • Hippie and hipster, and
  • Wearable art

*  commonly applied to lamps

Common to all of these styles is that each piece produced is organic, sustainable, eco friendly ensuring a contribution to a positive environmental footprint, conscious consumerism, and combining an array of creative avenues to showcase love of art, creativity, and culture.



Some time ago I came across Jo’s on-line table lamp tutorial and decided to try it and tap into my creativity… which isn’t something I usually do.  After following her easy to follow and clear, step by step instructions, I put together my very first lamp and it looks totally amazing! I was very proud of my accomplishment and my hidden creative talents which were supported by Jo.  So, if you find yourself wanting to make one of these gorgeous lamps, I can honestly say, “Get this tutorial.  You won’t be disappointed.  ~ Renee Van Sebille,  Landsborough.

I was given a handmade one off necklace as a gift from a friend who had bought it from Nu4u and I absolutely love it.  When I found out that the whole piece had been made from natural materials including Wong Wonga vine, Blue Quondong seeds and pandanus twine no less, I was really bowled over.  Wow!  ~ Joeann McKay, Gladstone.

To learn more about my purpose, passion, and love of all things people and planet visit my
About page.

If you’re keen to discover and express your inner creator, or to experience your own Nu4u passion filled infusion, reach out via my Contact page. I look forward to hearing from you today!

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