10 Feb '12, 2pm

Need some arty inspiration? Here's how to turn your junk into seriously cool homeware:

Need some arty inspiration? Here's how to turn your junk into seriously cool homeware:

We’d all like to decorate our walls with Picassos and Warhols but great art comes with even greater price tags. But that doesn’t mean having to settle for trappings from TK Maxx either. Your next work of art might be sitting right in front of you. Whether it’s an old dresser gathering dust in the garage, or a mess of bottle caps collecting at the bottom of your bin, materials that can be turned into something fabulously decorative are everywhere. With each person in the UK generating 264 kg of waste per year that isn’t recycled, according to DEFRA , there should be plenty of ‘junk’ to choose from. And if you don’t feel you’re the artistic type, there’s no need to panic. These simple and sustainable projects don’t require an art degree, but are sure to impress. From magazines to catalogues, we all battle to get the mail out of our post boxes at times. Once you’ve read your ...

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