From Trash to Treasure
As they say "One man's trash is another man's treasure". With the craft projects presented here, you can find out how to recycle creatively and turn your trash into treasure.
"What Came First?" by Kyle Bean shows that nothing should ever go to trash.
Erika Iris Simmons specializes in using non-traditional media, like cassettes to create absolutely unique and memorable works that feature famous people like Michael Jackson.
Photos from coisinhasoutras.blogspot.ca
This is a pretty crazy project. Don't do it at home!
Inna from craftster.org nuked CDs in the microwave for 5 seconds, then cut them with scissors into equal sized pieces, then drilled holes with the dremel tool, and baked them in my oven at 400 degrees until they started to soften. CDs go from the iridescence to this wild blue color when they melt.
Unbelievable, but this star is actually made from empty box of cereal. Via greylustergirl.blogspot.ca.
Not sure if I like the look of it, but it's definitely a creative use of water bottles. Fittingly, this transparent room screen was created by Klein Dytham Architecture for the Danone company, which manufactures Evian and Volvic bottled water.
DIY Spoon Lamp by guiademanualidades. Made with about 200 upcycled plastic spoons and an electric light kit.
... or bend metal spoons to hold tea lights!
Made of pop-tops of soda cans via Pinterest.
Interesting seating made from old tires painted and given some padding via Itsy bits and pieces.
Photo from Pickers Sisters. How cool is this?
I am surprised how pretty these light bulbs look. What do you think? Photo from laurenconrad.com.
What are your most interesting Trash-to-Treasure projects?