My Autobiographical Pattern – All Together, It Could Be A Cozy Sitting Space

The Value of Art can be in the Love of Making “If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.” Marc Chagall Current pandemic restrictions have highlighted the extent of consumerism experience in modern society and allowed us a moment of pause to consider how we value of our material possessions. … Continue reading My Autobiographical Pattern – All Together, It Could Be A Cozy Sitting Space

My Autobiographical Pattern – Minimalist Ottoman Redesign

The Value of Art can be in the Love of Making Only one sample printing was used for this… the bamboo print from the original pattern concept. It’s added here to tie in to the bedroom bench pattern. The other sides were original pattern choices to play with Pop-art ideas and leave in the innate … Continue reading My Autobiographical Pattern – Minimalist Ottoman Redesign

My Autobiographical Pattern – Shaker-Style Lamp Redesign

The Value of Art can be in the Love of Making The floor lamp was painted in chalk paint and antiques in finishing wax to match the bedroom-bench.  The old shade was discarded and replaced with a minimalist modern shade to accentuate the pop-art feel. The scarf was added as part of the installation, and … Continue reading My Autobiographical Pattern – Shaker-Style Lamp Redesign

My Autobiographical Pattern – Colonial Bedroom-Bench Redesign

The Value of Art can be in the Love of Making The bench is repainted in chalk paint and antiqued with finishing wax… this retains the colonial details on the piece. The seat was reupholstered in a piece of hand-printed, raw canvas.

The Little Piano Table

Originally posted on Found - The Repurposed Design Company Have ever told you before how much I enjoy salvaging furniture? This little fellow was lost under a pile of broken Ikea shelves when I found him. I thought art was just some small bench or couch-side table. Imagine my surprise when I could open it … Continue reading The Little Piano Table

A Very Successful Salvaging – The Wardrobe

Take a little time hunting through my "Repurposed" posts on The New Renaissance Mindset and you'll find an ambitious project I started last summer. I salvaged this old rundown cabinet that was tossed in the garbage. It was in a pitiful state and I di in fact take pity on it. I dragged it home in … Continue reading A Very Successful Salvaging – The Wardrobe

A Very Cute Cabinet (Sold)

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Curio Cabinet Of Sorts

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Art Nouveau Meets Shabby Chic

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The Funky Sock Set Of Drawers

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