2 Creative Recycling Ideas Turn Kids Toys into Stuffed Animal Pelts and Day Beds
Hand sewn Skin Rug collection features uniquely designed floor rugs made from recycled stuffed animals skins. Stuffed Animal day beds recycle stuffed toys for creating amazing playful and colorful day beds in various bright colors. These two creative design ideas present unusual ways to recycle kids toys while preserving good memories.
The process of creating handmade rugs starts with the departure of the loving life objects from the hands of their owners. These colorful floor rugs by Argentinian artist Agustina Woodgate, agustinawoodgate.com/ not only reference the personal histories of the toys owners, but investigate the rug as a decor accessory which is organizing and displaying memories and lineages.
In Eastern cultures, the oriental rug centralizes the living space in pattern, operating beyond utility to depict the spiritual and mental world in woven form. Handmade rugs are particularly drawn to the specific meanings in the arrangement of patterns and colors.
Recycling stuffed animals for pelts
Unique floor rugs tell different stories of the past. Oriental rugs are ways of tracing archetypes in physical and material forms.
Recycling stuffed animals for day bed design
Unusual and colorful day beds are made from sewn stuffed toys and available from etsy.com for $4,500. The unique upholstery fabric is handmade and stretched over a steel frame, creating stunning design in bold colors.
by Ena Russ
last updated: 01.09.2012
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