Here are five example of awesome upcycling or repurposing materials into colorful art:
Gorgeous hanging lamp made from plastic bottles by THISgallery on Etsy.
Repurposed clothespins made into cool wall art found one the best blogs for upcycling: The Blue Velvet Chair
Repurposed shoe sculptures by Gwen Murphy found on Artstormer
Upcycled unique necklaces made from bobby pins by BluKatDesign on Etsy.
Upcycled plastic bottle cap wall art. How to make your own here: DIY Plastic Bottle Cap Mossaic