Sweet Ideas: Turning Candy Wrappers to High Fashion

candy wrappers

Ever looked at the litter left behind after you've finished eating a candy bar - all those amazing colours and textures - and wished it had a better fate than a recycling bin or a landfill site? The creators of these six masterpieces certainly have - and here's what they came up with instead.



1. Starburst Bracelets.

recycled candy wrapper clutches

2. ReRetail's Recycled Candy Wrapper Clutches.

candy wrapper rose

3.Make A Rose! (And here's an even more intricate method).


candy wrapper bags

4. Shoulder Bags from Ethical Treasures.

candy wrapper coin purse

5. Candy Wrapper Coin Purse - Artisans Bio Imaginarte, via Your Style Handbag.


6. A Gum Wrapper Prom Dress! (Um...)

Any others you've seen - or maybe even made yourself? Let us know!

Images: ecoandunique and Hometown Beauty.


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  1. Where nettles grow, so do dock leaves (and vice versa). Isn't nature wise?!

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  2. I like! I thickened my nettle soup with a tablespoon of raw rolled oats, and did not blend the soup (check out Real Food Lover blog 'Nettle soup is the one to make'....).

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  3. This is a great idea. We were recently talking about growing runner beans from hanging baskets!

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