Who says ingenuity and brilliance are tags for big names alone? You can make your self-made household gadgets become synonymous to them too. Here are a few creations that solve your day-to-day problems with African ingenuity. Recycling things to add new value to the old not only saves money, but also contributes to the environment.
Today I bring to you unusual things straight from African homes that might inspire you to get a little creative. The list includes an amazing radio bought from the street of Johannesburg that is made using wires with a soft drink carton adding color to it. Brilliant use of spoon for a key definitely looks interesting. Then we have an oil filter lampshade with a baboon skull not only illuminates a dwelling, but also brings art in.
It was astonishing to see a part of a Land Rover being used as a doormat to clean your shoes. Another way of keeping the shoes dust-free is simply nail an angle iron onto two posts of wood and place a tile below to collect the mud. Imagine a beer can protecting you from the scorching sun. Well, the recycled beer can hat does just that.