Sunday, April 24, 2016

Art for Earth Day

I'm a little late getting my post up but had to share a few colorful and creative examples of recycling.

While in Isla Holbox I spotted several items that had been repurposed. One photo I can't find was a wall of canning jars so if I find it I will add that photo this post. The jars were painted and mounted on wood frames and had a single seashell mounted on the front of each jar. It was a beautiful wall that made a striking impact as you entered the hotel reception area.

I hope you enjoy these examples. Let's keep reusing and repurposing!






8 comments:

  1. Cheryl, fun examples of how something can be recycled or repurposed to give beauty and joy.

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  2. I loved seeing these repurposing ideas . . .
    I am ready to climb in to that boat bed right now!

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  3. some people are so darn creative, wonderful photos and great ideas. I've been trying to be more aware of upcycling around here, it's a good thing.

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  4. What fun! There are some very imaginative people around!

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  5. JoJo, those are just fantastic! Now if only I were creative like that! Great post~
    Happy day~
    Nancy

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  6. It just goes to show that a little imagination can make a big difference. I'd love to see the wall of jars - sounds intriguing!

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  7. These plastic bottles are really colorful and look great with plants. I don’t buy plastic bottles though – now, tell me what could I do with empty wine bottles (apart from placing them in the recycle bin?)

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  8. How creative and functional. I love your ideas!

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