Diane Downing's Profile

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On a journey to self sufficiency and picking up scragglers along the way ~ Haute Salvage was started as a way to create something from nothing for a community enhancing non-profit that struck on financial difficulty during a renovation...lucky how old buildings have old electrical- producing miles of gleaming copper ready for the Salvaging.
I could not send it to the yard knowing I could do better and let it light up the world again!
VOILA! Haute Salvage~
I now try to look at Anything beautiful and disregarded as salvage and "haute-able" !

I am married to my BFF Jon and we have 3 children together (Jameson 5, Trinity 3 and Emilly who was just born in Aug) of who I cherish deeply.
And I fancy myself to be a Artist, Photographer (Jon and I are on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Photography-By-Downing/155507274500403) and a closet composer ... i will…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 12
  • Joined September 3, 2010

Favorite materials

copper wire, lost treasures, stones, sweaters, natural fibers, feathers, fur, paper, paint, love

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About

On a journey to self sufficiency and picking up scragglers along the way ~ Haute Salvage was started as a way to create something from nothing for a community enhancing non-profit that struck on financial difficulty during a renovation...lucky how old buildings have old electrical- producing miles of gleaming copper ready for the Salvaging.
I could not send it to the yard knowing I could do better and let it light up the world again!
VOILA! Haute Salvage~
I now try to look at Anything beautiful and disregarded as salvage and "haute-able" !

I am married to my BFF Jon and we have 3 children together (Jameson 5, Trinity 3 and Emilly who was just born in Aug) of who I cherish deeply.
And I fancy myself to be a Artist, Photographer (Jon and I are on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Photography-By-Downing/155507274500403) and a closet composer ... i will probable come "out" when to kids are a little older, and I can work in longer than 5 minute increments! xo
"There is nothing new under the sun"~ Ecclesiastes (Yay for recycle,upcycle and salvage!)

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