Cindy-Lee Davies' Chrysalis Ornaments

 - Jan 18, 2010   Updated: Mar 23 2011
These beautifully-designed butterfly ornaments, which were created by Cindy-Lee Davies from the LIGHTHY designgroup in Australia, are not just wall decoration.

The decorative saucers are named Chrysalis and are designed to reflect the natural life cycle of a product. The recycling project uses different types of saucers, 12 cm in diameter.

Implications - Upcycling (the process of taking something old and using it to make something better) has not only gained steam, it's something that is now sought after by the mainstream populace. Upcycled objects are usually one-of-a-kind creations and this uniqueness is something that consumers crave. The expression of individuality and concern for the environment now go hand in hand.