Minimizing Waste by Maximizing Creativity

What do Tampons and Aspirin blister packs have in common?

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Joana Vasconcelos, that’s what.

Joana, an award-winning Portugal-based artist, creates site-specific “interventions” in the public art domain.

Basically, she takes every day items and makes extraordinarily HUGE art for the world to see!

A chandelier made from 14,000 tampons.

tampons chandelier 011 Chandelier Made of 14,000 Tampons : Crazy or Not ?


…to see more of Joana’s work, including a chair made from Aspirin blister packs and another chandelier made of lots of cable and plastic earrings


Author: Tumaini @ Curbside Connections

Welcome to my blog, CURBSIDE CONNECTIONS - a Los Angeles-based, mom-owned blog. I specifically feature DIY furniture projects from around the globe! Follow me on Pinterest @CurbsideConnect, Tweet me @CurbsideConnect, or email me directly at

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