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Thursday, 27 August 2009

String Art

I love string art! My home seems to be filled with found vintage treasures and I am especially partial to crafts from the 70's.



I found this wonderful framed string art a few years ago in "The Elegant Garage Sale", a lovely consignment store in Toronto, Canada. The wooden boat with its golden thread sails is backed onto black velvet; very much in vogue at the time.



I was delighted to find these lovely earrings; miniature works of string-art from NOOK a couple of weeks ago. I love purple and silver so of course I had to buy them. They are from American designer Three5Eighty5 and are available in other colour combinations too.

Do you like string art? If you want to try your hand at creating your own, visit String Art Fun for free patterns.

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5 comments:

Sandra @ Pepperberry & Co. said...

Wow! Isn't it gorgeous? I saw a lot of this when I was in Mexico, and would so love to take a class in it!

Thea said...

That would be great. And whatever happened to macrame? That would be a great skill to bring back.

Dragonfly said...

That picture brings back memories from childhood! Growing up in the 70's - (I was very, very young then)!!! I was always fascinated by the lovely coloured strings!

Chichi and Luxe said...

i also love vintage! great boat!yes ill be at your new fabrics launch - thank you for inviting me :)

Trish Goodfield said...

I just couldn't do that I always got in a tangle. Nice to see someone is doing it again with a fresh twist.

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