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The Art of Recycling

Posted by: Maple Leaf

If you think there is no use for shattered CDs, you are so wrong. Just have a look at the insanely detailed razor sharp animal sculptures created by artist Sean Avery, who is using shattered CDs, as his choice of medium.

Hummingbird made out of shattered CDs.

When Cars are Repurposed as Furniture 

SEAT 600 Sofa

This sofa is a fully functional piece. The rear of the sofa is provided with a recycled cooling equipment. The front of the sofa includes an audio amplifier, powered 160 watts, and a jack suitable for all audio players. The piece includes quite a few restored original details, including working headlights and indicators regulated from the arm.

... or Flower Beds

Car a a flower bed.

Interesting Bench made from a recycled 55 gallon drum

Interesting bench made from a recycled 55 gallon drum

Creative Recycled Art Sculptures

Pig made out of recycled materials.
 
Leo Sewell’s sculptures are composed of plastic, metal and wood. These objects are chosen for their color, shape, texture, and durability. Then they are assembled using nails, bolts, and screws. The outdoor sculptures are constructed of stainless steel, brass, or aluminum found objects which are welded together.
 

Cardboard Tubes & Egg Cartons can be Beautiful too

Japanese artist Yuken Teruya creates exquisite objects out of various kinds of cardboard, including toilet paper tubes

Japanese artist Yuken Teruya creates exquisite objects out of various kinds of cardboard, including toilet paper tubes
 

Egg Cubism

Egg cubism


Enno de Kroon from the Netherlands utilizes egg cartons as canvases for his incredible eggcubism paintings
It is amazing what one can do with ordinary materials! 
 

When Oven is a Lounge Char

Oven Lounge Char

Made out of the kitchen oven, this lounge chair is giving your kitchen appliencies a hope for a new life.
What are your creations from recycled materials that you are most proud of?
 
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Mar 8, 2013 | Craft Boutique

Amazing recycling ideas.

Mar 3, 2013 | Maple Leaf

I agree, Debra! That's what I thought of some of these creations. :)

Mar 3, 2013 | designsbydebra

wow!

Feb 28, 2013 | JaJeJems

These really take recycling to a new level!

Feb 27, 2013 | Red Rock Designs

Very cool.


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Toronto, ON, Canada


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