Karen Boatwright's Profile
Tin tabernacles are a strange mix.... made of humble corrugated iron (they came in a very large flat pack!) but often grandly adorned with carved wood barge boards and Gothic arch windows. I like their incongruity. Beyond their original religious purpose they have become homes, cafes and some host jumble sales, craft fairs and auctions... where you never know what you might find! In this spirit I chose 'tin tabernacle' as the name to represent my eclectic little shop.
It's true to say that have my fingers in lots of pies....I love being creative in all aspects of life and feel bereft if I can't be. I have been selling paintings since I was 11. I love old things and sometimes making them into new things. And I like to think and play with words. I find inspiration in small, sometimes overlooked, items, and making connections and bridges between them....
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- Born on August 28
- Joined October 25, 2010