Chain link fences have their place in the world. Whether they surround a vacant lot, a junk yard or a private residence, their jobs are to keep people and critters out. Or in. Utilitarian, yes. Pretty, not so much. If you have a useful chain link fence that needs a bit of beautification, check out these six specimens:
The juxtaposition of the industrial and feminine makes this lace installation quite striking. (Via)
Artist Katie Daniels did this installation by ’embroidering’ in NYC last year. She used plastic fence weave, spools, lids and cable ties.
cobalt123 snapped this pic of a chain-link fence tarted up with CDs. Bet it keeps the crows at bay too.
This large installation, called The Flower Garden Fence project, was done by the Ladies Fancywork Society. The crocheted flowers add a bit of life to the Downtown Denver Union Station neighborhood.
Jessica turned her chain link fence into an urban garden using plastic bottles. You can read more about her project here.