Archive for the ‘Recycled’ Category

Metal Art You Won’t Easily Forget

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

What makes something art? Is it beauty? Is it in the eye of the beholder? Is it because it is original and creative? It’s an old question that has as many answers as there are people asking it. A common definition is “The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a […]

Cloches (aka Bell Jars)

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Cloches, which are also known as bell jars or bell glasses (“cloche” is French for “bell”), were originally invented to help hold in moisture and protect tender plants from harsh weather, insects and other potential hazards. In gardening literature, they were first mentioned around 1630, and they are listed among mandatory garden tools and equipment […]

Nails Art

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Art can be created from any medium really, and as we all become more aware of our wasteful ways and the impact is has on the environment, more and more artists of all disciplines are re-using and recycling a variety of materials. In today’s post, we are focusing on art made from something so seemingly […]

Awesome Metal Art For The Walls

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Metal wall art can be so many things – purely ornamental wall decor, illuminating, informative, reflective, warming, functional, etc. Today’s post has a little bit of everything and incorporates vintage, functional and solely decorative pieces, and without further ado, here they are: Raindrops First out are these great vintage mid-century modern pieces by Curtis Jere. […]

Interesting Wall Lamp Designs

Friday, November 26th, 2010

Wall lamps definitely fall under the category “functional wall decor”, but that doesn’t mean they have to be plain and boring (as we saw in my wall sconces post). Thanks to creative designers all over the world, there are tons of fun, unique, innovative and gorgeous lamps to choose from. Here are some of my […]

Mosaic Tiles

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

Mosaic – images or patterns created with small shards of stone, glass and other materials – has been popular “forever”. Remnants have been found that date back to the Third Millennium BC (you can see a brilliant example of this at the British Museum in London – the Standard of Ur, a mosaic of shell, […]

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