Though I'm a writer, I've never considered myself a creative person. I can't look at an every day item and envision it as anything other than what it is. And then there are the people who make art out of those items.
I came across a great example of this at an indoor street fair. A gentleman had taken empty beer bottles and changed them into fun and interesting pieces of art. A friend and I stood and watched him work and asked questions. In the end, I couldn't resist buying one of them for my brother who likes beer and what the artist had made one of the bottles into...
Here's what he did with an ordinary beer bottle:
And a fun way to recycle too.