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I have always liked Trashing. We used to call it trashing before recycle and reuse was the phrase that describes
"to take something discarded and transform it into a new and useful item, things that can be used and enjoyed in a new way".
My husband and I are working to create a place in Cochise County Arizona where we can retire and enjoy our hobbies. On this property we have the barn wood from an old dairy farm. We have found things in our clean up effort that appear to be over 100 years old. I could not bare to see the wood tossed to the fire. That was about the same time i discovered Etsy so I thought wow a place to sell art and interesting vintage or handmade Items perfect! I consider myself a recycle artist. The ranch has been uninhabited for some time and the treasures of the past give ample creation opportunity. I have created a line of jewelry from broken glass shards tumbled, copper wire, and polymer…

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  • Joined January 7, 2010

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wood, copper wire, water colors, polymer clay, glass

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About

I have always liked Trashing. We used to call it trashing before recycle and reuse was the phrase that describes
"to take something discarded and transform it into a new and useful item, things that can be used and enjoyed in a new way".
My husband and I are working to create a place in Cochise County Arizona where we can retire and enjoy our hobbies. On this property we have the barn wood from an old dairy farm. We have found things in our clean up effort that appear to be over 100 years old. I could not bare to see the wood tossed to the fire. That was about the same time i discovered Etsy so I thought wow a place to sell art and interesting vintage or handmade Items perfect! I consider myself a recycle artist. The ranch has been uninhabited for some time and the treasures of the past give ample creation opportunity. I have created a line of jewelry from broken glass shards tumbled, copper wire, and polymer clay. I hope to keep finding new and fun designs for old treasures.
My sister Mary has joined the Etsy Flw4uaz shop and we will be adding her fabric creations. She has been sewing quilts, clothes and accessories for over 40 years. I am so happy to have her join me with Flovvers 4 U Arizona.

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