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Goose with Flowers -- Recycled Single Light Switch Plate, Upcycled, Photo, Snow Goose, Bird, Collage, Yellow, White, OOAK

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"Goose with Flowers" is a single toggle collage switch plate made with an original photo of a Snow Goose taken in La Conner,WA. Every winter the Snow Geese gather by the thousands in the fallow fields of the Skagit Valley, about an hour and a half north of Seattle. It's a spectacular sight and sound, if you can get close enough to one of the flocks! I used a piece of recycled wallpaper for the background of this elegant collage, giving the goose a lovely scene to look at.

All of my light switch covers are made using secondhand/recycled switch plates which are created into either a Photo or Collage Series of decorative pieces to liven up any room in the house. Also great for offices, dorms, or wherever light switches may be found.

In the Photo Series I use professional prints of my original digital photography that have been sized, cut, and specially formatted to fit each switch plate.
In the Collage Series I use decorative papers from a variety of recycled sources (maps, magazines, art books, calendars, etc.) along with cutouts of my original bird & wildlife photos to create unique, fun, or whimsical scenes. No two are alike!

The completed pieces are covered with a homemade, eco-friendly decoupage mix, and coated with a few layers of protective varnish. The varnish allows for easy cleaning-- just wipe with a damp cloth. Because the base switch plate is secondhand, no hardware is included with this item. (ie: screws)
"Goose with Flowers" is a single toggle collage switch plate made with an original photo of a Snow Goose taken in La Conner,WA. Every winter the Snow Geese gather by the thousands in the fallow fields of the Skagit Valley, about an hour and a half north of Seattle. It's a spectacular sight and sound, if you can get close enough to one of the flocks! I used a piece of recycled wallpaper for the background of this elegant collage, giving the goose a lovely scene to look at.

All of my light switch covers are made using secondhand/recycled switch plates which are created into either a Photo or Collage Series of decorative pieces to liven up any room in the house. Also great for offices, dorms, or wherever light switches may be found.

In the Photo Series I use professional prints of my original digital photography that have been sized, cut, and specially formatted to fit each switch plate.
In the Collage Series I use decorative papers from a variety of recycled sources (maps, magazines, art books, calendars, etc.) along with cutouts of my original bird & wildlife photos to create unique, fun, or whimsical scenes. No two are alike!

The completed pieces are covered with a homemade, eco-friendly decoupage mix, and coated with a few layers of protective varnish. The varnish allows for easy cleaning-- just wipe with a damp cloth. Because the base switch plate is secondhand, no hardware is included with this item. (ie: screws)

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5 out of 5 stars
(33)
Reviewed by Meg Shattuck
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 18, 2015
i bought these as a gift for my vegan boyfriends birthday and im so stinkin excited to steal one for myself. they are so cute i could see myself getting one done for real!
Vegan Temporary Tattoos 3 Pack, Flower, Power, Green, Yellow, Cow, Skull & Crossbones, Accessory, Fun, Festive,

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Goose with Flowers -- Recycled Single Light Switch Plate, Upcycled, Photo, Snow Goose, Bird, Collage, Yellow, White, OOAK

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: secondhand light switch plate, original digital photos, recycled wallpaper, homemade decoupage, varnish
  • Feedback: 33 reviews
  • Favorited by: 23 people
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