|I dressed up a worn blackboard by|
trimming it down to fit in an old frame
|It was fun to rip the fabric off a discarded lampshade|
to create a postcard carousel for my studio
Take a tour through the gallery below, and leave inspired to reclaim your trash for a higher purpose.
*(junks-ta-po-zish’ –un); noun, the art and placement of junk for design purposes; a great little art house out of Pennsylvania with an online shop full of recycled jewelry and art.
|The size is perfect for trips to market.|
You can buy them at shows from Texas to Georgia to Colorado and California, but don't look for a storefront - there isn't one. However, Austin Woodhenge does have a website http://www.austinwoodhenge.com/bags.html.
Artisans Don and Kathy Gross sell the bags washed, dyed, ironed and screenprinted. Or, you may find inspiration to recycle some of those fabrics collecting dust in your closet. I am thinking of some richly-aged, long-forgotten hemp material that is calling out from a stack of sewing fabrics.
Oh yeah, moma's gonna have a brand new bag!