Room divider!


What to do with the empty film canisters? Look what a splendid idea RePlayGround had: a room divider!

They explain at website they spent about 3 months collecting over 1000 plastic canisters in NYC to make this room divider. The empty film canisters was strung together with elastic giving it flexibility to be rolled up when not in use and when shipped. And the nicest thing is you can alternate tops and colors to form patterns!

I’m still new in lomography and couldn’t gather enough empty containers to make me a divider, but I think it’s a valid and useful idea. And it’s a great way to recycle and let indoors more attractive!

Credit: all images are from RePlayGround website.

written by alosaluap on 2011-06-03 #gear #tutorials #film #tipster #decoration #recycle #room-divider #top-tipster-techniques

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  1. ceduxi0n
    ceduxi0n ·

    oh, by the end of the year you'll have enough empty film cannisters, i promise you :P

  2. snow_963
    snow_963 ·

    cool :D

  3. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    WOW that's nuts!!!

  4. anahgem
    anahgem ·

    Just brilliant!

  5. rhemaangel
    rhemaangel ·

    wouldn' that be cool in a photographer's studio or an art gallery? And if you ask nicely, your local photo lab is more than willing to give you all the cannisters you want. They usually just throw them in the trash.

    Ooooohhhhh -- just imagine them with colored lights or something like that in them. Yep, sounds like a neat project. :o)

  6. bemdaponte
    bemdaponte ·

    I'll reallly gonna try this out!!!! aewsome idea!!!!

  7. stickyvinny
    stickyvinny ·

    Love it! :)

  8. gm_mcleod
    gm_mcleod ·

    I love this! I have so many canisters I have been collecting from work!! Thanks for sharing!!

  9. 1minute1second
    1minute1second ·

    That's a way to recycle ;)

  10. jaig
    jaig ·

    Thats a really cool idea...and I love being able to recycle or re-use...genius.

  11. bylcuenca
    bylcuenca ·

    brilliant idea! =)

  12. brittany
    brittany ·

    thats so cool!!

  13. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    wooow!! this is a great piece of modern art!

  14. stouf
    stouf ·

    Hoooo ! Brilliant !

  15. susielomovitz
    susielomovitz ·

    :O. wow! great!

  16. hspada
    hspada ·

    Awesome idea!!; great!

  17. dreamingj
    dreamingj ·

    wow jusus! GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PERFECT IDEA WA..................
    I HAVE TO COLLECTING MA empty film canisters~!

  18. freyfrey
    freyfrey ·

    Has anyone come up for a use for the plastic wrapping off 120 rolls? I dont think they will have the structural integrity to form a room divider. maybe we could stickytape enough together to form a curtain...
    any ideas?

  19. minilidia
    minilidia ·


  20. azurblue
    azurblue ·

    Cool !

  21. michiekoi
    michiekoi ·

    Wow! Cool! Might try this one! :D

  22. traci516
    traci516 ·

    Awesome! And good for the environment!

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