raining / umbrella - Stitching Photographs: embroidery + photography by Diane Meyer. Link to awesome article on fantastic work by various articles who combined photographs and embroidery.
Artist Sandhi Schimmel Gold makes portrait mosaics from recycled mail (e. greeting cards, advertising pamphlets, and more). She cuts paper bits and glues them on a canvas.
“John Lennon” Junk Mail Portrait by Sandhi Schimmel Gold