|Jehane Lyle, Watercolor on paper, "Cuppa" - detail|
This week has been a complete blast. Getting my hands back into creativity has been wonderful. I had actually forgotten how much I really enjoyed up-cycling furniture. I've been elbow deep in tiles, thin set, cutting wood, fixing drawers with glue and clamps, painting, cutting, pasting, staining, sanding and creating instant patinas. I'm constantly searching online, on the side of the road and the occasional stop at a thrift store for little treasures in need of a redesign.
|Eric's shelves (detail)|
I am working on a complete re-design of a desk, rescuing a small stand with paint and tile and designing a new tile top table out of natural stone, granite and marble. Each project has challenges and I am enjoying the twist and turn that come as the process is revealed.
I would normally ask myself, "Why did I ever stop creating for The Homeless Finch?" But I already know the answer. Where I used to live didn't have a market and no one was interested up-cycled creations. In so many ways, I was a
|Desk Re design in progress (detail)|