Beth Phillips' Profile

About

Old Fort Studios was started 10 years ago as a way to combine the two things that are my greatest passions- creating beautiful things from salvaged objects and saving dogs by running an animal rescue.

This shop is a great place to do your gift buying, because in fact you are giving two gifts. One to your loved one and the gift of life to some deserving canine. The North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue is a non-profit, all-breed rescue that helps dogs get healthy and then places them into permanent, loving homes. Please visit www.northmeckanimalrescue.org to read more.

Searching for the treasures that I use in my work is great fun for me. I spend hours digging through barns, basements and yes, the occasional dumpster. I love the dented, rusted, banged, beaten and distressed finds. Sometimes I know exactly what I will do the moment I find…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 9
  • Joined July 26, 2008

Favorite materials

Reclaimed Wood, Old Building Materials, Bead Board, Paint, Rusty Metal, Glass, Mirrors, Found Treasures

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About

Old Fort Studios was started 10 years ago as a way to combine the two things that are my greatest passions- creating beautiful things from salvaged objects and saving dogs by running an animal rescue.

This shop is a great place to do your gift buying, because in fact you are giving two gifts. One to your loved one and the gift of life to some deserving canine. The North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue is a non-profit, all-breed rescue that helps dogs get healthy and then places them into permanent, loving homes. Please visit www.northmeckanimalrescue.org to read more.

Searching for the treasures that I use in my work is great fun for me. I spend hours digging through barns, basements and yes, the occasional dumpster. I love the dented, rusted, banged, beaten and distressed finds. Sometimes I know exactly what I will do the moment I find something. Other times it will stay with me for years before I decide the perfect thing to create with it. With the help of some very talented people we design, paint and build a wide range of items; from the functional- such as picture frames and mirrors, to the whimsical- such as quote signs and flower art.

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