Simply amazing. This project gives meaning to the lives of under-privileged children living in Paraguay by giving them access to music. And it is done in such an astonishing way–the instruments are constructed from pieces of trash, yet sound beautiful and stunningly close to their off-the-shelf counterparts. Also, I would never pass up the opportunity to recognize a great pun: they call themselves the “landfillharmonic”, which is simply brilliant.
Who doesn’t have some Legos left over from when they were a kid? All it takes is two little blocks and some earring hardware to create your very own set of playful jewelry. If you don’t want to do the work, buy them already made on Etsy!
Very elegant wind chimes using old silverware from Or So She Says! While you may not just have some laying around, the thrift store would be a good bet to find a funky set of vintage silverware at a good price.
Got an old coffee maker that doesn’t work anymore? There may be hope! Check out this very quirky beta fish coffee maker aquarium. Simple directions can be found here. Just please make sure the heater really doesn’t work!