A few days ago, I got a comment on a new post asking how I made some plastic bag flowers back in 2010. I didn’t even remember making plastic bag flowers, but a quick blog search showed this post where I linked to a fabulous blog with instructions.
It turns out that the original blog is down, but thanks to the amazing Wayback Machine, you can still read the post and get the directions here. I also found the original author’s current blog, which has some neat community art projects to check out. For instance, this is an art installation called “the tent” that community members created out of scrap fabric from a nearby factory.
And this amazing community art installation is created out of recycled plastic bags, just like those flowers. Isn’t it amazing?
Now I’m wishing we had plastic bags in colors other than boring white, and looking at all of our recycling with new eyes again.