DIY and Turn Waste Into Useful Items and Art

December 8, 2008 by  
Filed under Reuse

Instead of throwing away old and unwanted materials and items, why not use your creativity to turn these waste into useful items and stylish decorations or art. Start a DIY (do-it-yourself) project to reuse your waste material and items. Here’s some local inspiration:

Singapore DIY

Didier Ng is a local designer who reuses waste material and objects, and turns them into original lifestyle and fashion products like lamps, furniture, bags, wallets and accessories. Each piece of her work is unique and shows that there is no such thing as waste. Some of the waste that she reuses include plastic bottles, rubber tyres, used banners and rice bags.

Maki Squarepatch turns old and used fabric materials into interesting and cute clothing, bags, toys and accessories.

There’s a TV show on Channel U called Go Green that shows you how to reuse waste materials to make useful and stylish items.

Web Resources on DIY and Crafts

More online resources on how to DIY and make crafts:

An example of how to make necklaces from old magazines and newspaper:

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An example of how to make a tote bag from old clothing:

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3 Responses to “DIY and Turn Waste Into Useful Items and Art”
  1. sumera says:

    I want to make aproject from waste materail 2×2 topic for that is best out of waste moderan era.in my mind i have an idea that i ‘ll make village. can u pls help me to designe and tell me about waste materail which i can use for that?
    thanks

  2. Dominic says:

    Hi, I have a few boxes of new unused bar items i would like to give away. These are neon plastic shakers in a few colours, metal bottle openers ( the profesional looking long ones ) in black, beer ice buckets, cups etc that i think can be useful. do let me know asap because i need to get rid of them. There are a few metal shakers too.

  3. Sudhakar Shripad Naik says:

    This is good project. It will be make me active. because I am doing this type of creative work as hobby. Nothing is waste material in this world. If you have creative mind. Your creativity make you satisfy. Now I want to train economically backward people not only for their earning source. but make them creative and active with this type of job. this type of job will make them
    happy because this is creative job or art. when art for pleasure & profit then human will be mover creative.

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