MeretriciousCreation

Nashville, TN, US
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Gender: Female

Birthday: 03/01/1977

Member Since: 02/02/2009


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Roller Derby inspired skate key necklaces

I recently had an art show based around my almost obessesive love of roller derby.

Upcycled Vintage Jewelry vol. 1

Utilizing salvaged vintage jewelry & chains, as well as found objects, even children's toys & collectibles, I have made my own series of over-the-top statement necklaces.

Upcycled Vintage Jewelry vol. 2

  Utilizing salvaged vintage jewelry & chains, as well as found objects, even children's toys & collectibles, I have made my own series of over-the-top statement necklaces.

Reclaimed box clocks

These lightweight & easy to make clocks are made from heavyweight chipboard boxes that were used by my local school system to transport VHS tapes between the libraries.  When they started...

Vintage Rotary Phone Clock

This project just uses a run of the mill, vintage rotary phone that I got at an estate sale, a clock mechanism purchased from American Science & Surplus for $2.75 (can't beat that with a stick...

Our Lady of Guadalupe Virgin Mary Shrine

I have a thing for Virgin Mary shrines, I'm not really sure why as I had a very non-religious upbringing.  The beauty of Virgin Mary related art just touches me somehow so I have a tendency to...

Rustic Virgin Mary Shrine

I have a thing for Virgin Mary shrines, I'm not really sure why as I had a very non-religious upbringing.  The beauty of Virgin Mary related art just touches me somehow so I have a tendency to...

Vintage Caster Easel with Bon Ami sign

This design is from the Junk Market Style magazine, (which makes me salivate every time I open it) and I just happened to find a place that sold antique casters for $3 per pair right after I saw the...

Crumbling Luck

This is made from an old drawer which, judging by the shape, likely came out of a sewing machine cabinet.  I found this poor little guys behind some bushes in an estate sale (yeah I'm THAT kind...

Religious Shrines

These are made from the top & bottom of a broken vintage jelwery box.  The metal Virgin Mary I bought online, but the cross came from an estate sale.  The arches on top were cross...

All-Seeing

Made from: vintage old-stock ceramic doll head various jewels & broken vintage finery some wicked curved razor blades that were in the bottom of a toolbox that I bought at an estate sale a wooden...

Hammer + Nails = Happiness

I have a serious addiction to scrap lumber and metal.  Any alley or construction dumpster is a treasure trove waiting to be plundered. I am also a sucker for furniture & architectural...

upcycled brass bowl windchimes

I have always loved brass bowls & brass bells, but was at a loss for how to display/use them. Brass decorative items have been out of style for a while so they are fairly easy to find...

Vintage tea tin pendant lights

After finding a ton of EXTREMELY inexpensive prisms at the local hardware store I decided to upcycle some of the many, many (many, many, MANY) tea tins I had stashed all over the house.  The...



Recent comments


Re: Vintage Rotary Phone Clock

Suewannabeinkc: I made a coat rack for a gear-head friend of mine using old window cranks. I just used a distressed plank and screwed the handles on with extra long screws with a couple of nuts as spacers to hold the cranks a little further away from the board. Unfortunately I don't have a picture. I finished it off with an old ford grill emblem centered on the top as he was a big Ford truck guy. He called it "manly crafts"...
;)

Re: Headed to Class

I have this exact plant stand as well (in black), I use it as a display in my craft fairs. It's funny how many of us are drawn to the exact same items!
:)

Re: TOO MANY WINDOWS

This is just gorgeous! I need to get crackin' with the windows I have lying around!

Re: Avocado Green ... NO MORE!

This looks great!

Re: Rusty repurpose!

very nice effect, I love it! (and it'll keep my cat from singeing himself!

Re: Eclectic Brass Label Bracelets

HAWT!
scorching hot!
so awesome, I want to live in your brain.
whoa, that sounded kind of creepy...

Re: Arithmetic, Vintage Flashcards, Resin, Ball Chain = Really Groovy Necklaces

very nice, indeed! Those look very rustic & high class all at the same time, a difficult balance to strike, kudos!