I like it when everyday, traditionally disposable objects are turned into something else.
[Astier de Villatte silver vases via Elle Decor]
Sometimes just for fun:
[Copco coffee cup // This is my favorite coffee cup. I use it every morning and it always makes me happy. I gave one to my sister, and the housekeeper at her office almost threw it away because it looks so much like a paper one! Just FYI, I bought ours at Bed, Bath and Beyond.]
And sometimes both:
[Lorena Barrezueta ceramics]
But always charming and always eco-fantastic!