Posts Tagged ‘Trash Art’

I am so impressed with Puerto Rico…

And the creativity I found there!

We stopped in for some chilled coffee at a cafe and this is what we found!

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Cool, eh?

Look Closer…

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It is made from old book covers!

How cool is that?

And there is more!

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Don’t be distracted by Jim’s great looks…

That is a piece made from old wooden spoons and a small mirror above his cute head!

Loved this place!

After the trip to the cafe we went to the Museo De Las Americas.

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Where we ran into BASURA by Nick Quijan

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Yes…
Basura means Trash.

And Yes, this Artist made Art from Trash!

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Trash he found on one stretch of beach in Old San Juan right there in Puerto Rico!

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I love these “men”!

And…
So inspired by the art and creativity around me…
I started to see art in everything…

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Here…

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And there…

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And that pile too!

I searched, gathered and took home my own little pile!

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I wish I could have taken more of those little pieces of drift wood home with me…
There were thousands of them!

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And who doesn’t love sea glass?

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Playing with my finds…

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I like it!

I can’t wait to put those pieces to work for me…

Not sure it will be this sunburst or what…

But I am sure I will tell you all about it!

Keep your eyes and mind open…
Beauty is everywhere…
And…
In everything…
And Everybody!

To see my online shop for Things That I Have Made and Vintage Things…

GO TO…Our Own Big World!

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UPDATE!  July 19, 2013:  I just found out this, my fav, is closing!  Sad Day for Me!

I giggle just thinking about it!

Introducing….

RENEW SALVAGE !!!

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Okay, Okay, you really have to BE THERE to really appreciate it!

So here is a quick tour of the last time I was there!

But first, one of the best things about this place is that it is not only a salvage place, it is an organization to help people to gain needed employable skills.  Love it!

Sorry hub, my new love…

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Bunches of wonderfully rusty old window weights!  

Weeee!

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I can see these sassy sharp blades painted vibrant colors adorning walls around the nation!

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Can you come up with something to do with the these BBQ blasts from the past?

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I have a neato idea for this one, but I will not tell you about it as it will most likely be an upcoming blog post!

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I really like these…one day soon a “GRATE” idea will come to mind!

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Love the coloring of the rust on these shovels who are now waiting for a new life!

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Thingies, widgets, pieces and bits are useful…for something!

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I love the needlepoint hoop.  I just may have to switch to these circular sassy’s…for future pieces!

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I will just say, “Galvanized Metal!”

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Does anyone love nails…. Like I do?

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Could make a cool light, eh?

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And this one is just fun…let your imagination go wild!

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I see a bird house, do you?

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And what is not fun about a bunch of Periclean?

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Windows and Doors…Windows and Doors!

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Love the shine!

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And I think these are just tiny piece’s of art!

Not only did I buy pieces for my projects, I even bought a vintage handmade wood tool box for Jim!  He loved it!

And get this…everything is on sale until Spring!

Give me a…Wooo Hoooo!

Find a renew shop, a salvage warehouse or even a Habitat for Humanity Restore (which just happens to be Jim’s favorite place) in your area.

And recycle the old and give it a new life!

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