Christmas Decorating with Scrap Yard Finds
When I spotted a birdcage at the scrap yard some months ago, I didn’t want to show my excitement but I was surely thrilled. Sometimes the business owners put a firm price on certain items but the birdcage was sold for the scrap value at about 1.50$. It’s perfect for seasonal decorations. For Christmas I just put some baubles and other decorative pieces inside and a silver birdie on top. Now we turn to another of my multiple Christmas personalities, lol. I do love the rather girlie birdcage…
What's Your "Thing"?
Do you have a "thing"? You know...something that you do that brings you joy and peace. Something that really gets the creative juices flowing and gives you that rush of adrenaline that you can't wait to start and don't wan to stop? I've been thinking about that question a lot lately...I've been selling at a couple of shops and shows for over a year now. I think I've tried a little bit of everything...painting furniture, searching high and low for cool "as is" junky treasures...I've even…
40 Utterly Beautiful Rusted Metal Art Works - Bored Art
90.5Kshares Facebook36 Twitter9 Pinterest90.4K StumbleUpon12 TumblrDid you ever think that the words beautiful, rusted and metal art works would be used in the same sentence? The odds that you have never imagined this if you are anything like us. The fact is rusting is a process the occurs when iron is exposed and this is known to be a corrosive process. You cannot imagine this looking pretty but leave it to an artist’s imagination and ingenuity to come up with pretty works of art using…
Recycled metal sculpture at the Mendocino Art Center
Mendocino is a cool artsy town about 10 miles south of Fort Bragg on the Pacific Coast. The town has the feel of gracefully aging hippies. We visited there one Sunday morning in May 2010 on the way back to San Francisco. We walked around town and checked out several galleries - but we spent most of our time at the Mendocino Art Center - really interesting stuff there. Definitely a place to go back again and spend more time!
Bed Spring Ornament Display
I thought an old bedspring would be the perfect primitive ornament display for an antique blown ornament I found at a tag sale. Just twist the top into a hook and add a sprig of greens around the base. So simple!