08/16/2013 08:23 am ET

Incredible Street Art Reminds Us To Slow Down And Look Around


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Throughout the day you're bombarded with emails, phone calls and dozens of messages that distract you from being in the present and taking in your surroundings. But if you open your eyes and focus on what's in front of you, you might be inspired by little things that usually go unnoticed. You are surrounded by innovative images on a daily basis; just taking a moment to appreciate a chalk drawing by a five-year-old child, a billboard you never looked up to see or a small garden that you pass on your commute could turn a bleak day into a new adventure. Click through the slideshow below for eight examples of street art that will inspire creativity and spark your imagination.

Street Art: Everyday Inspiration

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