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These Switch Plate Planters Have a Greener Second Life

— February 21, 2011 — Art & Design
Plenty of garbage comes out of home renovations, but these Switch Plate Planters prove that interiors can be overhauled using existing materials in creative ways.

Submitted by Kelly D. Lawrence on ReadyMade.com, these wall socket and light switch covers have been assembled into adorable boxes, repainted and filled with plant life in exchange for live wires. Switch Plate Planters like these turn trash into trendy home accessories, and make quite the simple DIY project for a rainy day.
Trend Themes
1. Upcycled Home Decor - Transforming garbage from home renovations into stylish and trendy interior accessories creates opportunities for upcycled home decor businesses.
2. Creative Reuse - Finding innovative ways to repurpose existing materials like wall socket and light switch covers inspires creative reuse trends.
3. DIY Sustainability - The growing interest in DIY projects that promote sustainability presents opportunities for DIY sustainability businesses.
Industry Implications
1. Interior Design - Incorporating upcycled home decor into interior design projects can create disruptive innovation opportunities in the industry.
2. Sustainable Living - Industries focused on promoting sustainable living can explore creative reuse techniques as a way to offer innovative solutions.
3. Craft and Hobby - The DIY sustainability trend opens up new possibilities for craft and hobby industries looking to cater to eco-conscious consumers.
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