Music From Nothing

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.

Lego Earrings

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!

Silverware Wind Chime

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.

Coffee Maker Aquarium

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!

Pallet Wine Rack

Very rustic, very classy, and as always, oh so trashy! This would be a wonderful complement to any home, and it doesn’t look like it would be too hard to make.

Trashy Chic Clocks

Would you believe these clocks were made out of old CDs? Artfully produced by Creative Wishes, these are a very cool way to use old CDs that you inevitably have on hand.

Plastic Animal Toothbrush Holder

Ever wonder what you are going to do with all the plastic animals you’ve collected from Level B? Here is one answer!

Ever wonder what you are going to do with all your plastic animals from Level B? Here is your answer!

DIY Shelf Made With Wine Bottles

Cute and Easy Easter Decor

Make a stiffener mixture: 1 cup of liquid starch mixed with a half cup of flour, and blended it in a blender. Use embroidery floss or use pearl cotton thread or crochet thread.

Reusing a VW Van

What a neat idea for anyone with a VW van lying around! Not many people I presume… Originally seen at Recycleart!