Recycled Flip-Flops Door Mat

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Everyone knows how we love creative re-use. So when we found this cool door mat, we flipped for it. Made from blown-out flip-flops, these colorful rubber mats will reportedly last a decade—and can probably stand up much better to the four seasons than your flimsy little beach shoes. Does that make this an example of up-cycling? We think so—after all they do for us, everyone hopes their fave pair of thongs will be reincarnated as something superior. $20-40 [by MO]