1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse: Remake, Restyle, Recycle, Renew (1000 Series)

1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse: Remake, Restyle, Recycle, Renew (1000 Series)

Garth Johnson

Language: English

Pages: 320

ISBN: 1592535402

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Artists and crafters have always been recyclers, but for many, it has not only become a thrifty choice, it has become a moral imperative. 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse contains a cutting edge collection of the most inventive work being made with re-used, upcycled, and already existing materials. The work in this book ranges from clever and humble personal accessories to unique and important large-scale works of art, including paper art, fashion, jewelry, housewares, interiors, and installations.

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glitter, teeth, stones, binding varnish 0102 Smashing; corduroy, sheer, silk, satin 0103 Storm; cotton 0104 Puppetress; corduroy, silk 0105 Octopus Buttondown; recycled denim, buttons, machine-stitched appliqué on vintage men’s shirt 0106 Broken Record; sheer, silk 0107 Backgammon Set; board made from 2X men’s shirts, game pieces made from recycled paper pulp and acrylic paint 0108 Garbage Bag Bag; black and white garbage bags, orange flagger’s tape, trash-rescued linen place mat, recycled zipper

(color disk), sterling silver 0396 Zipper Daisy; recycled zippers and buttons 0397 Stitch/type (necklace); computer keys (recycled), nylon, sterling silver, stainless steel 0398 Bedroom Eyes; vintage sheet music and vintage mattress 0399 Upcycled Gift Card Ring 0400 Lone Star Beer Ring; upcycled steel, Formica 0401 Baseball Stitches Cuff Links 0402 Sushi Earrings; tin can, drinking straws, and resin 0403 Conditions Apply (earrings); computer keys (recycled), nylon, sterling silver 0404 Star

resin, recycled computer circuit, bail, bezel 0533 Digi; resin, recycled computer circuit, bail, bezel 0534 Circuit Ray; resin, recycled computer circuit, bail, bezel 0535 Manorah; repurposed plumbing pipe 0536 Brass and Marble LCD Mod 0537 Striped Ceramic Insulator Necklace; oxidized sterling silver and recycled ceramic insulators 0538 Malt Machine; old stove legs, dentist’s drill, sewing machine parts 0539 TV Table; wood, old baseball cards, glue, acrylic gloss, resin 0540 Red Stripe Drinking

0117  HELEN CARTER, SECRET LENTIL, USA 0118  SHANNON MULKEY, PATINA, USA 0119  SHANNON MULKEY, PATINA, USA 0120  EMU IZAKI, NEW ZEALAND PHOTO BY SUSAN BYRNE PHOTOGRAPHY 0121  MERILL COMEAU, USA PHOTO BY SUSAN BYRNE PHOTOGRAPHY 0122  MERILL COMEAU, USA PHOTO BY SUSAN BYRNE PHOTOGRAPHY 0123  MERILL COMEAU, USA PHOTO BY SUSAN BYRNE PHOTOGRAPHY 0124  MERILL COMEAU, USA 0125  WINDY WISE STINER, THE PETTICOAT PIRATE, USA 0126  ODELIA MAKES DOLLS, ISRAEL 0127  COLLEEN MARIA CASEY, USA

tortoise, plaster, ceramic 0854 Speed Demon; tach/dwell meter, glass beads, thread 0855 Border Town Girl #2; laminated paperback novel cover, glass beads, thread, natural-material beads 0856 Blast Off the Friendly Tea Pot; found toy part, sterling silver, Plexiglas 0857 Fisher Price Activity Center; toy parts, sterling silver 0858 The City Storyteller’s Backpack; doll cabinet/wardrobe, supporting aluminum frame of old hiking bags, rope, various objects 0859 Ever So Much More So (Koons); Oil Paint

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