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As a lifelong collector, I enjoy the process of restoring a discarded, unloved item and to infuse it with new life and a different identity. For me, many of these materials have special stories attached to them. I can recall the shopping trips that yielded the plastic bags I use in my work. And I have fond memories of fabric scraps that have been with me for years to finally find a reincarnation in a lining. I hope that these accessories will inspire you to see the potential for beauty in abandoned objects.

For more about myself and my projects, check out my blog craftevolution.com and my Flickr site http://www.flickr.com/photos/groundsel/.

groundsel (ground`səl), any of certain plants of the genus Senecio, esp S. vulgaris, a Eurasian weed with heads of small yellow flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)…

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About

As a lifelong collector, I enjoy the process of restoring a discarded, unloved item and to infuse it with new life and a different identity. For me, many of these materials have special stories attached to them. I can recall the shopping trips that yielded the plastic bags I use in my work. And I have fond memories of fabric scraps that have been with me for years to finally find a reincarnation in a lining. I hope that these accessories will inspire you to see the potential for beauty in abandoned objects.

For more about myself and my projects, check out my blog craftevolution.com and my Flickr site http://www.flickr.com/photos/groundsel/.

groundsel (ground`səl), any of certain plants of the genus Senecio, esp S. vulgaris, a Eurasian weed with heads of small yellow flowers: family Asteraceae (composites).
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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