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

An artist that recycles - Bryant Holsenbeck

Artist, Bryant Holsenbeck, makes these beautiful animal sculptures with recycled objects and fabrics.

oh, I think this is magical. by Rune Guneriussen

Let There Be Light

A grid of physical entities, 2012 New Rural Light and Book Installations by Rune Guneriussen

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 Grace,' Monumental Sculpture (made up of thousands of discarded bottle caps) by Ghanaian Sculptor El Anatsui via My Modern Metropolis

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