Old Potato Sack Books. Recycled. Eco Friendly.

Old Potato Sack Books. Recycled. Eco Friendly from Atelierinparis

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Vintage Industrial Style Handmade Books

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Old potato sack book,tattered and torn…

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Rustic, vintage industrial style books, created from old Australian potato sacks, with beaut graphics.

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Some have added scraps of text reclaimed from old tablecloths depicting, Australian places and wild flowers

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Each journal is handmade and loaded with vintage papers recycled from an old business ledgers,handmade brown papers & tea stained white paper pages

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All topped off with a tag written, Old potato sack book,tattered and torn…then finished off with a string or leather loop, with vintage upholstery button to close

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Charlotte Eco-Friendly. Handmade. Vintage. Recycled. Textile Assemblage Necklace.

Charlotte

 

 

Eco-Friendly. Handmade. Vintage recycled textile necklace. A vintage textile assemblage necklace collaged from recycled, vintage and antique elements to create layers & textures in French style.

 

Length -19 inches – 49 cm.

ABOUT
I created ” Charlotte”, from vintage cloth, hand – sewn and wrapped with vintage satin ribbons, crochet scraps and metallic silk threads. The necklace is embellished in places with Victorian bone beads, faux pearls and a 1800’s antique buckle up one side. This buckle was dug from the goldmines in Victoria, Australia.

Another buckle, Victorian, lay below, together with, a decorative metal fan shape with leaf embossing, a vintage glass bead in rose, a vintage, “Mother of Pearl” embellishment with an antique French doily attached to a hammered found tin, cap. Finished with a touch here and there of doily scap and antique tulle netting in antique cream.

 Charlotte

 

MATERIALS
Vintage cloth
Victorian bone beads
Antique, handmade lace, French doily attached to a handmade metal cap
An antique 1800’s buckle dug up from goldfields in Victoria Australia
Antique Victorian buckle
Dyed and aged satin ribbon, cream
Antique silk gold- gilded thread
Antique Mother of Pearl hanging embellishment
Vintage scrap doily lengths
Vintage metal fan & leaf embellishment
Faux pale rose pearls
Vintage gass bead with bubbles deep rose
Antique tulle netting cream

You won’t see this anywhere else!

Stylish, old world charm with a contemporary French feel.

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