20+ Common Things That Were Turned Into Singular Works of Art

Where everyone else sees trash, creative people see an opportunity to create something wonderful. From an unfunctional fan turned into a lamp to a microwave transformed into a postbox, creative minds are untameable. And they don’t stop there, they can even make an ordinary wall look like a real person.

We at Bright Side admire creative people, and that’s why we collected a bunch of pics of their creations, proving that a person’s creativity can go far and beyond.

1. “I made a dress out of the leaves in my garden. It was either this or rake them all up.”

2. “I don’t see a difference.”

3. “I made a duck out of discarded plastic knives.”

4. “Upcycled some thrifted Versace jeans to a crossbody bag.”

5. “Made an old shoe rack and a picture shelf into a mini-desk!”

6. “I made a denim jacket using thrifted denim! I’m so proud of it!”

7. “Found an old piano with severe water damage. Would’ve been a pity to throw it away.”

8. “Bought a men’s shirt for $3 and turned it into a twin set!”

9. “Turned an old fan with a bad motor into a lamp.”

10. “A sweater that hasn’t been worn since 1996 + a zipper from an old bag = wool overalls for my kid”

11. “A waterproof postbox made from an old microwave — the delivery guys love it.”

12. “I upcycled this 1970s Osterizer blender I picked up at a local thrift store into a funky lamp.”

13. “My retro TV project”

14. “My mom made this pig planter.”

15. “I made a teddy bear for my little sibling from an old blanket.”

16. “Upcycled an old sweatshirt that didn’t fit me properly.”

17. “A corset top from an old torn hand-me-down”

18. “I upcycled an old corduroy jacket into adorable dungarees for a 1-year-old.”

19. “Got this pillowcase at a local thrift store for 50 cents! Flipped it into a cute purse!”

20. “My daughter has a new dress. I made it from an old one I found for 50 cents in a yard sale.”

21. “I take plastic shipping/bale straps from hardware store waste and make sturdy, functional, and fashionable baskets!”

Which of these creations did you like the most? Have you ever turned something useless into a work of art?

Preview photo credit lycorisette / Reddit
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