One person’s trash…

Is QUITE another person’s treasure. If you’re feeling depressed about the economy, a company called Character can definitely help you see the silver lighting.

They take discarded signs from closed businesses, dismantle them into individual letters, clean them up, retrofit them with LED lights, and produce pop-inspired lights that would last for 10 years even if you had them on for eight hours a day.

Check out these recycled gems at And if they don’t the perfect sign or letter for you, just let them know what you’re looking for and they’ll keep an eye out.

Inspiration for my somewhat green and very hip gift idea for tonight is on behalf of my very green and hip friend, Isadora Chesler. She spoke tonight on behalf of an amazing organization called GLASS. Here’s to being green!!

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~ by amckeel55 on May 22, 2009.

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