Art From Everyday Objects: Paperclips + String | So today I thought it would be a fun challenge to work with paperclips.
You can’t get much more mundane than a paperclip! After much thought, I came up with paperclip earrings. If you have paperclips and some pretty cotton string, you can create these beauties. They’d probably look pretty cool as a necklace too. 10 Scrap Refabs: Vintage Reupholstery with Colorful Fabric. Forget fabric stores – some antiques are just too boring to bother re-covering with traditional patterns.
These hodgepodge pieces use patchwork scraps to create fresh new themes within stodgy old frameworks. (Re)fabric(ation) can be fun. Design by Leftovers takes old and often overly-ornate furnishings that would hardly fit in a modern home, and remakes them to look creative, contemporary and strangely more timeless. Crafty and DIY.