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Elspeth Slayter Recevik is an Associate Professor of Social Work teaching courses on statistics, research methods and policy analysis - but at night she transforms into a passionate crafter!

An avid valentine-maker since childhood, she opened Valentique (valentine + antique) in response to the lack of non-red, non-pink and non-lacey valentines on the market. Providing non-traditional and quirky up-cycled valentines, Valentique draws inspiration from castaway and/or unexpected objects to create unusual valentine object d'art with good design.

After meeting her husband, Murat Recevik, a painter, printer and assemblage artist (as well as Valentique consultant), she became fascinated by the possibilities of re-purposing vintage and forgotten items into unique, 3D, up-cycled valentine assemblage shadow boxes…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 21
  • Joined August 10, 2008

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Vintage fabric, vintage housewares, quirky modern fabric, detritus for assemblage shadow boxes, cheese boxes, glitter, glass beads, smooth stones, used kimono screens, scrap wood, scrap metal

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About

Elspeth Slayter Recevik is an Associate Professor of Social Work teaching courses on statistics, research methods and policy analysis - but at night she transforms into a passionate crafter!

An avid valentine-maker since childhood, she opened Valentique (valentine + antique) in response to the lack of non-red, non-pink and non-lacey valentines on the market. Providing non-traditional and quirky up-cycled valentines, Valentique draws inspiration from castaway and/or unexpected objects to create unusual valentine object d'art with good design.

After meeting her husband, Murat Recevik, a painter, printer and assemblage artist (as well as Valentique consultant), she became fascinated by the possibilities of re-purposing vintage and forgotten items into unique, 3D, up-cycled valentine assemblage shadow boxes.

Half of all Valentique proceeds will be donated to The Arc of Massachusetts to support citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

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