Sunday, April 27, 2008

Some Favorite Recycled Stuff

My favorite cloth artist ' Valerie Weberpal of Harvest Moon' ... She does the most Delightful characters from recycled textiles and old buttons!

A real yummy and labor intensive creation are the recycled tins made into wonderful teacups with magnets inside so you can stack.. these pictures were from a old Mary Engelbreit's HOME COMPANION, Aug/Sept. 2003 The artist is' Harriete Estel Berman'

Well these cute trashy treats were on ETSY by MoJo Trashions.. so fun, bootie and bags..

A collaged flower from fabric and have seen them in papers too..wear them or use to decorate packages curtains..hmmm..whatever..

Finished up my cards for 'Beth and Karla's Birds and Bonnets, Vintage Workshop Swap'..thats a mouthful..

Well, here I am again...late... missed the Earth Day posting... but life is not always on the computer...

Enjoy the pictures ...working here on swaps, orders and inventory for my web sales and well just been too lazy and tired sit at the computer...sorry... will try to post some pictures tomorrow of my recycled stuff around the house... and maybe projects...


vivian said...

hi Debra! I love Valeries work too! I have her on my idol list. shes right up there with YOu! love all the recycled art. have you ever seen this guys art work? I LOVE it!
I found him on flickr and always look forward to his newest creations!
Have a great week!!
ps! hey cant wait to see what your doing for your swap partner for the miniature swap! isnt your partner a sweetie?!

Dolly said...

Hi Debra,
Its so good to see you!
Love the recycled goodies!
That bunny is precious!

Have a fun week,
Hugz, Dolly

Pearl Maple said...

Creative recycling can be good fun, once you get started, nothing is safe from taking on a new life and new form.

Your earth day cards are lovely.

Mary Isabella said...

Some very good ideas...Mary

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Debra I just LOVE your cards for Beth and Karla's swap. I wish I could have joined but had too much on my plate. Those are really cool.

Sabii Wabii said...

I can't belive you done! These are really great. I haven't even downloaded the designs yet! Yikes...

Hillary said...

Have you seen Harriete's jewelry on
It is truly amazing and they have many other incredible artists using recycled materials.
Check it out!

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Self-taught Artist and Collector of Stuff..grew up a city girl now a Happy Country Grandma! Been married 38 years to a loving Husband,we have the best Daughter & 2 sweet grandchildren..We have 2 fat Cats to keep me company, Rufus B. Wolf & Baby Girl! I have a weakness for vintage Rabbits, old holiday decorations, vintage photos and childrens books, old dolls and stuffed critters, primulas and hostas, old roses, transferware,teapots,old tins, barkcloth and toile,watching movies, staying up late, cozy flannel sheets,perfume.. Coffee or Tea with lots of Real Cream..All types of naughty carbs like pies, cakes and fancy pastries, savory breads.. and now digital scrapping and silver jewelry!