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Metal Art: This lady turns old snow shovels into beautiful winter scenes Art / Offbeat

You may have seen many beautiful winter landscapes pictures, but have you ever seen a piece of metal turned into an elegant scenery? Nebraska-based fine artist Cindy Chinn gives a wonderful makeover to scrap metal. She turns old snow shovels into stunning winter scenes. You’ll be amazed to see how a tool that’s used to clear up snow can be transformed into such incredible metal...

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Self-taught artist turns scrap metal into blooming plant sculptures Art / Design / Offbeat

Gloucestershire-based self-taught artist Dan Rawlings gives a second life to rusty scrap metal by turning it into delicate plant and tree sculptures. Using a medium that contrasts to the natural environment, he creates delicate yet strong sculptures that whimsically merges with nature. These captivating artworks force passersby to stop and look at the twisting and curling tree branches or plant leaves, which people often neglect...

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You won’t believe these sprawling mountains are made from old books Art / Artists

With increasing number of e-book readers, the hard-bound books have become a little antiquated in the digital era. But artists have found a brilliant way to transform old books into incredible works of art. French Canadian artist Guy Laramée is one brilliant sculptor who carves sprawling mountains, beautiful landscapes, and other intricate 3D sculptures out of vintage books.


Japanese artist recycles old Amazon boxes into detailed 3D sculptures Art / Design / Offbeat

While most people throw away cardboard packaging boxes after receiving their products, Japanese artist Monomi Ohno recycles old Amazon boxes into incredibly detailed 3D sculptures. Instead of conventional materials like clay, wood, etc., she uses unusual medium – cardboard to create jaw-dropping figures including footwear, spaceships, vehicles, monsters, musical instruments, animal figures and more.


Hyderabad-based couple recycles old tyres into chic office furniture Design

Instead of adding up old tyres into landfills, Hyderabad-based couple transforms these waste materials into colourful office furniture. The husband-wife duo, Aruna Kappagantula and Prashant Lingam, collects discarded car wheels from dump yards to give them a vibrant makeover in form of tables, chairs, ottomans, sofas, benches, as well as, planters. Not only practical, but these furniture pieces are also aesthetic to add a sophisticated...

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Bottle Art: Husband-wife duo recycles old bottles into decor pieces Art

What do you do with empty liquor bottles after the party is over? Probably, you toss them in a garbage bin like everyone else. But the Mumbai-based husband-wife duo, Rishabh Kush and Manisha Maurya, recycles old bottles into artistic home decor pieces. Taking creative bottle art to another level, the duo has started MariCreations, online home decor shop, which sells ornamental wall hangings, lamps, flower...

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Recycled Art: Shimla-based artist creates animal figurines out of trash Art

We all know how important it is to reduce, reuse and recycle. Sadly, there are people who still don’t hesitate a bit to throw garbage on roads, corners or any empty space they find. But Shimla-based green artist Om Prakash Sharma is someone who creatively makes use of waste material by turning it into decorative animal figurines.


The Spirit of Vadodara: Artists unite to make sculptures from scrap Art / Artists

In view of Swachh Bharat Mission promoted by Honourable Prime Minister, Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has taken an initiative to turn scrap material into artistically beautiful sculptures. The Spirit of Vadodara: Sculpture Camp 2017 is an effort to bring city artists together on one platform to create artworks out of waste, keeping art and cultural heritage of the Vadodara city in mind.