Old license plates made into art
Proving once again that the one persons trash is anothers treasure, a business in Michigan is making old license plates into all sorts of new objects maps in the shape of the state, purses, magnets and made-to-order signs.
Linda Ringstad started License Plate Heaven with her parents when they retired and found they couldnt stop being entrepreneurs. The three of them spent 15 years collecting license plates from junkyards, garages and rental car lots, according to Edmunds.com. They collected 50,000 plates from the United States, 50,000 from Mexico and others from various parts of the world.
The company calls its work handmade upcycled license plate art. Ringstad told Edmunds: Everyones got an old plate in their garage and many enjoy seeing them take on new life.Download Bulletin PDF