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ANNOUNCING: Our Spring Greening Contest Winners!
Posted By Mike Chino On April 15, 2009 @ 5:12 pm In Announcements,DIY,Green Design Competitions,Innovation,Recycled Materials | 2 Comments
Spring has sprung, the votes have been cast, and we’re excited to announce the winners of our Spring Greening DIY Design Contest ! We feel fortunate to have such an incredibly talented reader base – you guys wowed us with some truly impressive examples of DIY design . Thanks to everyone for submitting their incredible Spring Greening projects , and to all our readers for supporting them throughout the voting process… read on for our winners…
Rodrigo Jaroseski is taking home our grand prize gift certificate of $200 to the Inhabitat shop  for his incredible Phone Book Coffee Table ! In the age of the Internet, heavy paper phone books are an environmental catastrophe , so this inspired reuse of an ubiquitous material struck us (and many readers) as a stroke of genius.
Kumvana Gomani ‘s gorgeous snowflake jewelry  was a big hit for its elegant reuse of plastic bottles. Perfect for spring, these fresh pieces are a beautiful reworking of an oft-overlooked material.
Not tom. ‘s beautiful Book Book Shelf  is another stunning project that racked up the votes. Constructed from a set of books abandoned in the street, it’s a lovely literal example of found design, and we imagine that an eggling  will look perfect perched upon it.
Amid an incredible crop of Spring Greening finalists  we wanted to showcase one of our favorite entries that we feel perfectly answered of our contest call: Alison Cromie’s Recycled Mackbook Box Briefcase . This beautiful refinished craft case is an simple and elegant example of reusing an item that most people toss in the trash or relegate to cluttered closets. Well done Alison!
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 Spring Greening DIY Design Contest: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/04/09/spring-greening-contest-vote-now/
 DIY design: http://www.inhabitat.com/category/diy/
 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/04/06/spring-greening-phone-book-coffee-table/
 Inhabitat shop: http://inhabitatshop.com/
 environmental catastrophe: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/11/19/yellow-treehouse-restaurant-by-pacific-environments-architects/
 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/04/11/recycled-plastic-jewelry-by-kumvana-gomani/
 Kumvana Gomani: http://www.kumvanagomani.com/index.html
 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/04/07/book-shelf-made-from-books/
 eggling: http://www.inhabitatshop.com/egg-plant.html
 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/04/14/briefcase-made-from-a-recycled-macbook-box/
 Spring Greening finalists: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/04/14/last-chance-to-vote-in-our-spring-greening-contest/
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