Random inspiration is all around you– reduce, reuse and recycle– a rice bag is suddenly a beautiful tote, old crates transform into an end table and orphaned teacups and cutlery make a stylishly mismatched place setting.
Photography: US Mail Bag $36 U.S. via Three Potato Four; Oh Joy! for Chronicle Books $10.95 U.S. via Oh Joy!
Tapestry Scarf $90, Wilfred; aritzia.com
Blue Floral Recipe Cards $8 U.S., Rifle Paper Co.; riflepaperco.com
Pepsi Co. Surplus Soda Crates $25-$30 U.S. each; threepotatofour.com
Vintage teacups and cutlery via Country Living; visit thrift stores for similar finds
Guatemalan Recycled Shopping Tote $24.95 U.S., handmade and fairly traded in Guatemala; thehungersite.com