What do you do with your old utensils? Sell them at a garage sale? Or, do you simply toss them in the trash because you have no idea what to do with them? How about turning them into a realistic floral arrangement?
British artist Ann Carrington has transformed ordinary silverware into an abundant floral arrangement.
Modeled after real-life floral arrangements, these unwanted scraps of aged kitchen utensils are turned into thin rose pedals; knives are turned into leaves, and forks into hydrangeas, budding bulbs, and rosettes.
Each display sits in a pot or vase with a “ribbon” creating an authentic antique look. Described on her website as “a witty repurposing of everyday items which are transformed through often surprising and unlikely marriages of materials and method.”
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