Monthly Archives: May 2012

Artist of the Day / Ted Freeman / Lawrence, Kansas

I know–birdhouses?!  I somehow happened onto Ted’s work, and was taken by the wonderful wooden and metal sculptures he creates. ‘Arts and Crafts/Craftsman’,  ‘Rustic’, ‘Art Deco’, ‘Japanese’ styles, among others. All the wood and metal is found on farms near … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / John Biagiotti / Ben Lomond, CA

I love the bold, geometric lines of these small sculptures. “John specializes in innovative, contemporary jewelry designs utilizing unusual combinations of gemstones and stone shapes producing bold rings and modern jewelry designs that are nothing short of stunning. All of … Continue reading

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Making It / Toilet Floats Mobile / Mike Smith

A friend of mine, who is a plumber, gave me a bucket full of these floats.  This mobile is my second project using them. http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting https://www.etsy.com/listing/101278426/toilet-floats-mobile-number-two

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Artist of the Day / KKatz / Jackson, Mississippi

Another recycler with a great imagination and sense of design! “I absolutely love what I do, creating new designs and learning new techniques is my pasion in life and I feel lucky to have the opportunity to make it my … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day (Recycled) / Paula Mccullough / Texas

I’m ‘recycling’ Paula because she was one of my first AOD’s, and no one was looking at my blog yet.  Her art comes closest to my own in terms of appreciation of the beauty of ‘junk’, particularly metal. “I am … Continue reading

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Making It / Similar Recycled Junk Lamp / Mike Smith

The person that bought the lamp below https://www.etsy.com/transaction/82078001   sent this request:   “I’d like another one somewhat similar to this one in height and weight. Not the same exact thing, just looking for balance. I do however prefer the the way the … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Mirek Gomolka / Vancouver BC, Canada

Mirek makes some of the most unique, original, interesting, beautiful jewelry I’ve ever seen.  I’m going to see if there is anything (besides money) that I can trade him for a pair of his earrings! “I live and work in … Continue reading

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