Wednesday, 27 June 2007
Saturday, 23 June 2007
Saturday, 16 June 2007
Get it? Keep looking, then...Four CDs have been given new life as a wall hanging! Each is covered with pretty papers and a layer of embossing enamel. They're strung together with beads and cord and the back is neatly finished with coordinating cardstock.
Boating on the DanubeOffering is created by orangecrushed a one of a kind assemblage using layered remnants of vintage music folio, old dictionary pages, theatre ticket, calendar fish and a small verdigris bug. She is inspired by objects that litter our lives, ephemera, broken jewellery and old collectibles.
Saturday, 26 May 2007
Designed by savagechenille Utilizing reclaimed fabrics, these scarvlette's are designed and created using a faux chenille technique. The layering of different color fabrics with different threadcounts many times creates a soft watercolor like effect. The end result is a very soft, chenille like texture.
Friday, 18 May 2007
These little guys are expertly hand-folded by origami artist Ken Murakami. Ken is meticulous (almost psycho) about getting precise, clean lines in his origami. These tiny cranes, made from part of a tea bag wrapper, are proof of his tenacious "artsiness."One part recycle art and one part traditional Japanese origami, these unique little birds are perfect for collectors, crafters, and jewelers.
Thursday, 17 May 2007
Emilin's uncle works for a local coffee roaster. Knowing of Lola and Emilin's love of recycling/repurposing interesting fabric, he started collecting the large burlap sacks used to ship green coffee beans. Lola and Emilin are in the process of turning these sacks into interesting and useful objects.The body of this bag is recycled burlap from the coffee sacks. You can still see parts of the original printed labels.
This is a handmade, handbound book, recycled and reconstructed from a novel called "The 13th is Magic!" . The inside pages have been replaced with blank pages to become a journal. The binding is a coptic stitch made with waxed black thread. http://lostmitten.etsy.com
These pretty butterfly plant picks are made from maple seed “helicopters”. kraftymomma gathers the seeds in early summer to save them from being chopped up by the lawn mower and uses them in herb crafts.Each butterfly consists of two pairs of maple tree helicopters. Since these helicopters are as unique as fingerprints they are meticulously matched in order to make the butterfly wings even!! http://kraftymomma.etsy.com
Tansy is a not-so-golden retriever. Oh, she's got the fluffy ears and fluffy tail, but there's something a little "off" about her. Let's just say she'll never be a show dog. (It's not her fault, of course; she had no choice but to begin life as a pair of tan socks!
Littlethings1 has created this altered art piece using a vintage wooden pear dish layered with old papers. A vintage photo of a couple couple on their wedding day, vintage lace, french wired ribbon on the bottom and a paper flower . Embelished with a silver heart that states ..forever together ! http://littlethings1.etsy.com
Wednesday, 16 May 2007
An original design hand-painted with acrylics on a recycled 12" vinyl record. The painted record is heated and sculpted into a uniquely organic flower shape. The spindle hole is sealed and the entire bowl, as well as the record label on the reverse side, has been sealed with a glossy finish. This record is a 1975 release: "Original cast - New York Shakespeare Festival - Joseph Papp presents A Chorus Line. www.EyePopArt.etsy.com