Classy Trash: Recycled Paper Bale Colorado Home

That old analogy about little pigs and houses of straw is timeworn and weary. So a Colorado couple broke it wide open by building their house of ... well, trash. Recycled paper bales, to be exact.

Rich and Ann created a backsplash for the bathroom vanity from a piece of scrap left at the gate at Vermont Verde Antique in Rochester, Vermont.
Photography by Povy Kendal Atchison