Meet Ann Lesch. She recycles just about anything she gets her hands on. And what she creates out of what most of us would consider junk is fabulous.
Ann collects used plastic bags friends bring home from stores. She washes them, sorts them by color, and cuts them into strips. Then she crochets them into these beautiful purses, book bags, beach bags, and mats for lying out at the beach. She also passes the mats out to homeless people to give them something to help keep them dry.
WOW! What a woman 😀
Those Tricks says
The plastic weaving and handing out to homeless and all. Dang, Ann – you are amazing!
I wanna be just like Ann when I grow up!♥
Ann your an inspiration!
What incredibly resourceful ideas!
Wow! I love the mats, I would certainly buy one to do my stretching exercises at the office. And the ceraminc/tile table is absolutely gorgeous. Everything is so beautifully made and tasteful. Way to go Ann ! And thanks, Angela for posting this, it's so insperational.
I absolutely love this story!!! Thanks for sharing the pictures with us! Ann is my new hero!
My husband and I dabble at repurposing old furniture but she puts us to shame!
Betsy Talbot says
I love that she not only recycles, she makes items that are useful for other people. Mats for homeless people that are waterproof? Genius.
Beautiful. We really do have a spark of the Divine Creator God in our souls, don't we? Making something for almost nothing. Bernadette
I'm in awe! What an inspiration.
Forest Parks says
That is awesome, there is a place here in Cairo called Garbage City and they pretty much do the same thing but on a huge scale…. They make some amazing things and now slowly they are getting their goods out to the fair trade shops world wide…
I wrote a post on the place: http://frugalzeitgeist.com/garbage-city-now-thats-entreprenurialism/