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Interesting use of plastic bubble wrap. Spotted on Kevin Kelly’s Street Use.

Bubble Wrap Lace Curtains – Link

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


  • cafn8

    Bubble wrap has the added benefit of creating an insulative layer with its air pockets. It’s often used by greenhouse gardeners for a little extra protection.

  • screaminscott

    It will also make things VERY warm if it catches fire. Such plastics are extremely flammable. Just be careful not to place near lights, candles, heating elements, ashtrays, or anything hot that might be placed on a counter or windowsill near these things.