Artist Turns Trash Into Animals To Remind Us About Pollution
Sep30

Artist Turns Trash Into Animals To Remind Us About Pollution

To spread his message about endless waste production, Portuguese street artist Bordalo II (Artur Bordalo) creates stunning animal sculptures. However, unlike most artists, Bordalo doesn’t buy his material – he scavenges it. He seeks to portray nature (animals) with the materials that threaten it. Bored Panda has already written about Bordalo here and here but it’s clear that the artist isn’t going to stop his...

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I Turn Scrap Metal Into Animals
Dec24

I Turn Scrap Metal Into Animals

My name is JK Brown. I live in rural West Wales. This peaceful part of the country is known for being a precious habitat for its native wildlife, which is of constant inspiration to me. For as long as I can remember I have loved to watch animals (especially in the wild) and for as long as I can remember I have been drawing, making and creating as a way of celebrating the beauty of nature. Often when I’m out walking I pick up fragments...

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13 Giant Sculptures Made Entirely Of Beach Waste To Make You Reconsider Plastic Use
Oct23

13 Giant Sculptures Made Entirely Of Beach Waste To Make You Reconsider Plastic Use

Let these amazing yet disturbing sculptures serve us as a reminder of society’s overuse of plastics. All of them were created using plastic materials found in sea or on shore, discarded plastics which we call beach waste. Big bravo to Washed Ashore, an Oregon-based organization, which created most of the listed sculptures and to Xandi Kreuzeder for making “Tiger Shark” and “Roxy Mermaid”. However, this is not a thank-you post, it is...

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Unique Recycled Art From Discarded Keys And Coins
Oct09

Unique Recycled Art From Discarded Keys And Coins

Recycled Art is not a new concept in 2015 but its becoming a real trend these days. Everyone would like to make something different or unique. Michael is an amazing artist who is popular by name of Moerkey. He Love turning discarded coins and key into an absolute unique models. He created lamps, bowls, Balls,bottles, glasses and many more. Each of the item is made personally from the recycled keys or coins. Michael said “When I was...

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Old Watch Parts Recycled Into Steampunk Sculptures By Susan Beatrice
Sep15

Old Watch Parts Recycled Into Steampunk Sculptures By Susan Beatrice

Susan Beatrice is an artist who recycles old vintage watch parts and turns them into beautifully intricate sculptures. This true jack-of-all-trades (whom we previously wrote abouthere) is also a talented sand sculptor and painter, and uses her many talents to perfect her watch sculptures. Beatrice writes that her recycled sculptures are “Earth-friendly and artistic items sensitive to the limits of our natural resources.” If you agree,...

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Discarded Tree Trunks Turned Into Stunning Wood Sculptures By Jae-Hyo Lee
Aug16

Discarded Tree Trunks Turned Into Stunning Wood Sculptures By Jae-Hyo Lee

South Korean artist Jae-Hyo Lee is a master of manipulation. He turns discarded pieces of wood into attention-grabbing pieces of art that are both elegant and functional. These incredibly sleek sculptures are the result of Jae-Hyo Lee’s meticulous work: having assembled various chunks of wood, he burns and then carefully polishes them to create visual contrast and a smooth surface. “I want to express the wood’s natural characteristics...

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25+ Ways To Turn Your Old Furniture Into A Fairytale Garden
May30

25+ Ways To Turn Your Old Furniture Into A Fairytale Garden

Just because a piece of furniture has outlived its use in your home doesn’t mean it’s no longer useful! With the right attitude and a mind for DIY projects and recycling, old pieces of furniture can find a second life as beautiful garden decorations! Garden design is tons of fun because it lets you get very creative with materials that you might not be able to use at home, like live plants or rocks. Check out these cool...

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Winged Insects Made From Old Computer Circuit Boards And Electronics
Apr21

Winged Insects Made From Old Computer Circuit Boards And Electronics

Our society discards a lot of electronics, as they are rendered obsolete almost every day, but artists like Julie Alice Chappell, based in the UK, are there to pick up the pieces and turn them into beautiful recycled art. In her case, she turns old computer circuit boards and electronics into beautiful winged insects in a series called “Computer Component Bugs.” “With all their tiny components, complex circuitry and bright metallic...

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Creative Dad Makes Beautiful Jewelry From Scrap Metal
Feb17

Creative Dad Makes Beautiful Jewelry From Scrap Metal

My name is Carolina Breeze and I’m a 23-year-old filmmaking student from a little country somewhere in the world. About a year ago, my father (45) came to me and showed me a piece of jewelry he made out of scrap metal. The jewelry junkie inside me felt like my world had just turned upside down. I was full of surprise, admiration and love for my father who just lost his job but still remained a creative person that never stopped using...

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This Artist Turns Trash Into Homes For The Homeless
Jan25

This Artist Turns Trash Into Homes For The Homeless

Gregory Kloehn is a kind-hearted and crafty artist in Oakland, California who had the brilliant idea of creating small mobile homes for homeless people out of recycled and reclaimed materials found on the street. He began his Homeless Homes Project when he realized that he could apply his artistic and construction skills to help people in need. The first step is when Kloehn goes dumpster-diving in an industrial Oakland neighborhood...

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