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I am on a rescue mission every week. I search for the sweet little items that no one cares for anymore, clean them up and offer them to you who can appreciate them once again. I rescue all sorts of items regardless of era or style – they just have to speak to me. You may think that’s a little crazy but that’s how it truly works! I’ve been to flea markets and find myself going 3 aisles back because I can’t get an item out of my head.

I also love to find a new purpose, a new life, for a broken treasure such as making a charm bracelet out of old buttons, recovering a lampshade with an old favorite floral shirt or hanky, making wreaths of vintage Christmas ornaments or making a decorative necklace purse from old ribbon and beads. It’s not just a rescue mission, it’s my way of being ‘green’ at the same time, recycle, reuse and re-purpose – a fun and challenging alternative to just tossing…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 27
  • Joined May 1, 2010

Favorite materials

flowers, fabric, vintage ornaments, buttons, hankies, lampshades

About

I am on a rescue mission every week. I search for the sweet little items that no one cares for anymore, clean them up and offer them to you who can appreciate them once again. I rescue all sorts of items regardless of era or style – they just have to speak to me. You may think that’s a little crazy but that’s how it truly works! I’ve been to flea markets and find myself going 3 aisles back because I can’t get an item out of my head.

I also love to find a new purpose, a new life, for a broken treasure such as making a charm bracelet out of old buttons, recovering a lampshade with an old favorite floral shirt or hanky, making wreaths of vintage Christmas ornaments or making a decorative necklace purse from old ribbon and beads. It’s not just a rescue mission, it’s my way of being ‘green’ at the same time, recycle, reuse and re-purpose – a fun and challenging alternative to just tossing something out because it’s now less than perfect.

I love crafting and am always looking for fun new projects to make for myself, family & friends, or to sell. I’m also a floral designer with over 20 years of experience in the industry and love designing works of art in flowers.

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