Tutorial for Printing on Tea Bags by Judy Coates Perez at the wonderfully named Creative Alchemist Blog.
Hi Tec Aztec Necklace custom made by Corliss & John Rose, from repurposed circuit boards.
“The Studio’s most recent work focuses on blending traditional methods of adornment with computers and electronics as objects of art. The use of “found” objects worn as adornment is as old as the history of mankind. These objects were often attributed with talismanic and magical properties. Originally, found objects were interestingly formed natural materials such as stone, bone, wood and shell. Around the turn of the 19th Century artists began incorporating manmade “found” objects, byproducts of industrial manufacture, into their art and adornment. String, glass, keys, bottle caps, photographs and buttons all became fair game for the jeweler’s art. In the highest expression of art, these found object pieces conveyed both narrative and talismanic power.” — excerpt from Custom Made
This necklace inspires me to think outside of the normal usage for objects and try something creative and unusual.
Sharpie Scripted Pillow Case by A Subtle Revelry
“To make the scripted pillows use simple white cotton or jersey pillowcases and a sharpie marker made for fabric. The fabric sharpies have a great look and sustain the washing machine with no smudges. Use a favorite poem, or quote in consecutive lines alone the entire width of the pillow.” — A Subtle Revelry