Monday, September 5, 2011

reclaimed discardia

those of you who know me, know that i am all about upcycling materials and items. I scour flea markets and junk stores looking for inexpensive items with potential to be something new and cool.

recently i purchased a piece of old leather for $6 and have been excited to sit down and figure out what the heck i want to do with it. it's a material i haven't worked with before. Another potential place to purchase old leather (should you be so inclined, would be thrift stores - check out the clothing for old leather pants, skirts and jackets)

so last night watching, "The King's Speech", i created these. not sure what they are "suppose" to be, but really they could be anything. they would look great hanging from a journal, a book mark, a keychain, something to hang from your rear mirror or even throw on a chain. Regardless, my mission was accomplished, because they are quite cool.

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