Use a collander as an ice bucket...the melting water drains right through.

50 All-Time Favorite New Uses for Old Things

hate a watery ice bucket? At a party, stash ice in a colander set on top of a bucket or a bowl. Water will drain out, and guests will get only the solid stuff.

Great party idea for marking your drink glass...removable window decals.

50 All-Time Favorite New Uses for Old Things

Use removable window decals to mark drink glasses at your next get together.

oh, I think this is magical. by Rune Guneriussen

Let There Be Light

Rural Light Installation by Rune Guneriussen Norwegian conceptual artist Rune Guneriussen explores a fascinating balance of human culture and nature with his outdoor installations of electric lamps,.

Animalarium: Miquel Aparici

For all of us Dog Lovers! From Trash To Treasure - repurposed items can make trash into interesting art, furniture, great ideas for old things that would otherwise would end up in the dump.

These sculptures are made with recycled and discarded plastic items.

Sayaka Kajita Ganz is an artist that creates amazing unique sculptures made from a different plastic pieces like spoons, forks, toys and similar. She creates sculptures of different animals from a thousands of plastic pieces.

Lane Patterson recycled lamps

Discover the greatest upcycled products and post what inspires you. Great car parts idea.

Jangling Jack, Recycled Australian Metal Art

ELEPHANT~Small silver elephant crafted from vintage silver plates, teapots, and sugar bowls by Jangling Jack.

recycled metal bottlecap art - El  Anatsui

Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui @ Brooklyn Museum February -August 2013 “ The first solo exhibition in a New York museum by the globally renowned contemporary artist El.

I just love Rupert Blanchard's salvaged drawer creations!  #upcycle #recycle

Rupert Blanchard Upcycled sideboard composed of salvaged drawers. Bringing together different periods and styles from Victorian to mid-century

Elizabeth Frank uses fallen aspen trees and found objects for her art.

[I like the hinge] Elizabeth Frank uses fallen aspen trees and found objects for her art.

Giant Skull Made of Pots and Pans

Behold the giant skull sculpture titled Very Hungry God by Sudobh Gupta. It's made out of hundreds of kitchen utensils, pots and pans. The kg (about one short ton) sculpture is now on display at the Frieze Art Fair in Regent's Park, London

Olga Oreshyna - reclaimed wood art


wood panel 7 How to Transform Your Strongest Passion Into a Way of Living with Olga Oreshyna

these topsy turvy teacups are made from recycled tin cans!

Harriete Estel Berman appropriates printed tin cans to create beautifully crafted and detailed sculptures that comment slyly on traditional (and contemporary) women’s roles in society and on the domestic front.

gorgeous sea glass art!

Jonathan Fuller’s Beautiful Sea Glass Mosaics Pay Tribute to the Power of the Ocean Jonathan Fuller Sea Glass Mosaics – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building