Thursday, July 23, 2009

Reuse & Repurpose: My Cup of Tea

Today's unexpected use for everyday objects comesfrom Swiss designer Laura Pregger, via Design*Sponge. According to Design*Sponge, Laura is known for taking manufacturers' seconds and re-crafting them into new forms and purposes If you love the fanciful teacup chandelier like I do, click on Laura's link above to witness the chic lighting she makes out of bowls as well.

For more ideas on how to repurpose common household discoveries, pick up The Find: The Housing Works Book of Decorating with Thrift Shop Treasures, Flea Market Objects, and Vintage Details atBorders,Barnes & Noble, Amazon or Powell's.

Always Frugal, Always Fabulous!

The Elegant Thrifter


  1. hi, thank you for being one of my "peeps" seems like we have alot in common :)i have your book, haven't read it yet, haven't had time to settle down from all the madness LOL

  2. what a fabulous blog! thank you for finding me so that I could in turn find you~
    Barn House flea next year? you really must!

  3. Love that tea cup lighting!

  4. Love that lighting... are they... cable ties?!? Brilliant :)

  5. I have no idea, but they are lovely, aren't they?



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