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Chesta Vase Made from Egg Cartons
Posted By Ariel Schwartz On April 9, 2009 @ 4:30 pm In DIY,Green Lighting,New York City,Recycled Materials | No Comments
Looking for another inspired reuse for all of those egg-cartons left empty after Easter ? New York designer Fanny Chen ‘s “Chesta Egg Carton Vase” gives them a creative second life. The cartons that make up the vase are broken into sheets of intersecting polygons. Pieces of symmetrically-arranged carton are connected with hand stitches, and a coat of varnish makes the vase extra-tough. Chen says that her project is inspired by the overlooked beauty in everyday objects as well as a desire to highlight our environmental problems. We think that she has succeeded in turning trash into industrial-chic  treasure – if you agree, be sure to vote for her project in our Spring Greening Contest !
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 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/?p=23157
 Easter: http://www.inhabitots.com/2009/04/08/inhabitots-link-roundup-of-the-day-easter-edition/
 Fanny Chen: http://www.coroflot.com/public/individual_details.asp?individual_id=43183
 industrial-chic: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/05/22/nine-stories-reclaimed-car-steel-tables/
 Spring Greening Contest: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/04/06/vote-now-in-the-spring-greening-design-competition/
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