Gallery: Lauren Karnitz Creates Beautiful Eco Flowers from Recycled Mat...

Lauren Karnitz is actually a painter, but one Christmas she decided to make her sister, who is an avid recycler, a bunch of flowers made from recycled plastic. Her sister loved them so much, she asked for more, and so began Karnitiz's love affair with eco flowers made from recycled materials. Milk jugs, plastic bottles, sucker wrappers, buttons, electrical conduit, and recycled copper are all fair game for the Tennessee-based artist. She creates the flowers one petal at a time, and then puts them in arrangements in vases or uses them in corsages for special events like weddings. Check out the pictures to see if you can pick out what each of her flowers are made from.

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  1. keengard November 22, 2011 at 5:32 am

    This is just fantastic!You may also visit:

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