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NC artist dumpster dives for inspiration

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A North Carolina artist goes dumpster diving to find inspiration for her art pieces.

Katlyn Wyllie likes to turn trash in treasure.

The Charlotte native goes looking for brightly colored bottles people have discarded.

"I really am inspired by taking materials that people just throw away and making it awesome," said Wyllie.

After she collects materials, she goes out in the woods to do her work.

She says creating art is relaxing, meditative and fun.

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