The wooden houses in Russian villages, decorated with bottle caps
Decorated with bottle caps
Very often, mostly in Russian villages, people decorate their wooden houses with bottle caps. Meanwhile, the beautiful ornaments show creativity and patience of their owners. For example, creative pensioner Olga Kostina, who lives in the remote Russian village of Kamarchaga, which is in Siberia. According to Olga Kostina, she has used 30,000 plastic bottle caps to adorn her house with bottle caps, colorful patterns and images. Murals across the walls of her home decorate images of traditional macrame motifs and various creatures living in the neighboring woodland. Hammering every cap by hand, Olga Kostina used the conventional macrame technique of weaving and knit knots to fabricate the detailed mosaics.
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