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Upcycled Art Mobiles With Anna Thurston

  • Jul 19, 2014 · 12:30 PM
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Bring your collection of found items* along with the things** that will help you connect them with or to one another. We’ll be playing in the garden at my home under shade of 2, 10’x10’ tents. Stools and tables will be provided, along with apple mint lemonade and any summer snacks you bring to share. I will be sharing examples of mobiles and wall hangings that I have made in the past, and providing guidance to anyone with questions.
 
LIST OF SUPPLIES…
*”Found Items” can include (but use your imagination):
- twigs, shells, leaves, feathers, bones… – ephemera from Nature
- pins, barrettes, rings, ear-rings… –  ephemera from your jewelry box
- nuts, bolts, washers, light / flash bulbs, ropes, chains, wire, computer tape… ephemera from ??!!??
- beads (big is better), marbles, glass floats, little windows… – ephemera from the antique store
- spray paints can add color
 
** Tools and Materials to hold it all together:
- light to heavy gauge wires; coated and un-coated (colored copper is especially fun!)
- shoe-laces, ropes and twines (plastic or cotton; colored and maybe even frayed…)
- needle-nose and standard pliers, wire cutters, hammers (all available, but bring yours too)
 
 

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  • Laurie S.

    Looks like you had a lovely time. Thanks for being such a wonderful hostess, Anna! Thanks for the photos too!

    July 21, 2014

  • Elisa P.

    We had a great time in Anna's fabulous garden. It was a beautiful day....not too hot, and Anna had nice work areas, under cover, so we could spread out.

    July 20, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wow, Anna! I haven't heard the word gee-gaw for years! Are you originally from somewhere back East?

    July 18, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Okay, Anna, tried to add Shannon Shultz as a guest; still wouldn't let me, altho it seemed like I should've been able to...FYI, Shannon will be coming; her $10 is covered. THanks!

    July 14, 2014

    • Laurie S.

      I added Shannon as a guest :)

      July 15, 2014

  • kathy B.

    I'm sad I have to miss this event. A very important island meeting will be on Saturday.

    July 14, 2014

  • Laurie S.

    I'm so sorry I can't make it. Can't wait to see pictures!

    July 10, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    ASAP, Please! Please add Shannon Schultz to the list of attendees, Anna. She wasn't able to get on with her computer, even tho she logged onto the site.

    July 9, 2014

  • Elisa P.

    Sounds so fun, Anna!

    January 31, 2014

    • kathy B.

      Looking forward to meeting you. I started gathering stuff already.

      July 4, 2014

  • Jill S.

    It sounds like fun. But I won't be able to make it. Husband's birthday.

    May 5, 2014

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    Empress of the Books, Co-Organizer
  • Elisa P.
    Queen of Everything and Star Photographer, Organizer
  • A former member
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  • A former member

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