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Saturday, January 05, 2008

UNIQUE FUNCTIONAL ART FURNITURE

As much as I enjoy the Christmas Holidays and the festivities I must admit I am always anxious to get the decorations put away and get back to normal. Normal for me being back to working on my artwork and crafts and letting my creative ideas take full reign. I am always full of ideas coming out of the holidays and anxious to get working on them. I recently finished a big winter folk art painting in my 'Life in Northern Canada' series and I am halfway through the next one which is a summer scene. However, I tend to take breaks from my painting to pursue ideas that pop into my head on recycling. I recently 'scored' a really unique floor lamp someone was tossing out and I am so anxious to transform it into something funky and new. It is approximately 5 1/2 feet tall with three small chandelier type lights running up it. It was covered with a paper type shade that reached from almost the base to the top but it was in bad shape and I removed it. Right now the ideas are flying through my head on how I will create a new unique functional piece of art from it. I will post pictures shortly in an upcoming blog.
In the meantime, I am once again back to surfing the internet looking at unique recycled furniture, my passion. I came across this site, RESTORE and fell in love with the unique furniture they have made using discarded items such as this wheelbarrow they converted into a chair. Now this designer has a great imagination and vision. Also on this site is a grocery cart converted into a chair. Hmmm....I think Walmart had better start locking up their grocery carts.
Okay, back to my cup of tea and my break searching the web in pursuit of more original functional art creators. Stay tuned and Happy New Year to you all!

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Happy New Year to you also!!!

I like that wheel barrel chair.

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Happy New Year to you too Ophelia. I love the grocery cart chair and have a hard time walking by them at the mall without wanting to 'kidnap' one!!!

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