Thursday, March 21st, 2013

 

Viewing art in a different light

It’s called “upcycling” but don’t be fooled by its name; it’s certainly not recycling but just as eco-friendly.

The concept of “upcycling” boils down to the creative preservation of waste products. The Upcycle Magazine website deems it “taking an item that is no longer needed or wanted and giving it new life as something that is either useful or creative.

No matter how it is defined, “upcycling” is a trendy and relatively new means of creating resourceful art and home décor.