Published on December 15th, 2008 | by Kelly Rand0
Discarded Dreams: Mattress Upcycle Contest!
With over 40 million mattresses discarded every year in the U.S., this challenge asks that over 80% of the mattress be reused. Careful consideration should be made to the mattress’ deconstruction, as the Open Architecture Network is looking for a way to divert these mattresses away from the landfill and into new life.
This challenge might be out of the range of some crafters, but nonetheless, it got me to thinking about this very cool vest that I saw a while back. Craftster user ashabelle, took the top of a mattress and made a vest out of the padding.
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