Plastic consumer cards, steel wire, metal wreath form. Measures approx. 16” dia.
This wreath was created for a commission by the Hayes Valley Merchants Association for their “Circle of Joy” Holiday Wreath Auction and Benefit. It was made entirely from cut-up consumer cards such as credit cards, membership/discount cards, and gift cards, attached to a 14” wire wreath form with steel wire. I have long been averse to the over-commercialization and waste that surround the holidays, so I wanted to take some of that waste and turn it into something beautiful that was more in … Read more »
The blog “Junk Mail Gems.” Written by a fellow product designer, I found this blog via one of my other favorites, Girl on the Rocks. Both of these talented ladies are extremely resourceful when it comes to “junk,” recycling everything from post-Halloween jack-o-lanterns to net produce bags, turning them into truly useful items like baked goods and dish scrubbers. Both women also have a thing for the patterns inside security envelopes, which they’ve turned into gorgeous nameplates, collages, price tags and yes, other envelopes.
With the holidays coming up and … Read more »