Diana Salyers' Profile

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This all began about 5 years ago when a friend gave me a gift bag which was a copy of a painting of a cowgirl by Dorman Burns. I cut it to size and framed it. It turned out beautifully. That got me looking for other things I could cut and frame.
One day at work (I work retail for a large home improvement warehouse) I discovered that we throw away the wallpaper sample books. Looking through one that was destined to be discarded, I found some pictures I liked. I made some plaques out of that. And then, man, did I start getting ideas. I began carting the books home and the rest, as they say, is history! I've made clocks, plaques, picture frames, gift bags and boxes and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.
During the last year I discovered sewing again when some curtain displays were headed for the trash. I made purses out of these.
Please feel free to browse through the shop and, of…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 1
  • Joined September 22, 2008

Favorite materials

Wooden items that I decorate, paint or use to create a clock and wallpaper samples, repurposed fabric for purses

About

This all began about 5 years ago when a friend gave me a gift bag which was a copy of a painting of a cowgirl by Dorman Burns. I cut it to size and framed it. It turned out beautifully. That got me looking for other things I could cut and frame.
One day at work (I work retail for a large home improvement warehouse) I discovered that we throw away the wallpaper sample books. Looking through one that was destined to be discarded, I found some pictures I liked. I made some plaques out of that. And then, man, did I start getting ideas. I began carting the books home and the rest, as they say, is history! I've made clocks, plaques, picture frames, gift bags and boxes and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.
During the last year I discovered sewing again when some curtain displays were headed for the trash. I made purses out of these.
Please feel free to browse through the shop and, of course, any feedback is appreciated.

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