Sep 3, 2010

finders keepers

what a wonderfully fun theme this week from inspiration avenue :) i suspect angie must have been spying on me picking up stuff from the streets ... yea, the habit just kicked in like a couple of months ago and i've found stuff like rusty screws, a rusty buckle and a rusty hinge. but i ain't gonna use these today. instead i'm gonna be featuring my latest find ... something that i found outside of llara's kindie ...

i was contemplating whether to give it back, but i guess not ;) the kids would just chew on it further ...

so ... it ended up here :) 'course i had to embellish it a little, just to make it look more presentable ...



hope you've enjoyed that :) now just before i leave you ... let me just shamelessly show you another piece of mixed media jewelry i made ... eventho it has got nothing to do with this week's theme.


both of these are in my new shop altered alchemy

12 comments:

  1. You keep it amazing,dear Luthien:-)*

    LOVE you work,

    Wish you a very enjoable first september weekend,

    Hugs,
    ***Violetta***

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  2. That pencil now has a fab new life, much better than leaving it in the gutter! I LOVE what you did with it. Thanks for the intro to the challenge site too.

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  3. I bet your house is like Aladdin's cave - full of wonderful treasures with the scent of magic wafting about! If I were a rich girl I would be buying everything!!

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  4. You are so clever! A tiny found pencil to go with the tiny journal! And the pencil has been transformed into something very elegant. I love the whole piece!

    The second one is beautiful too!

    For some reason I am struggling with the whole finders keepers thing...not that I don't constantly pick up items from the street lol. I just don't know what to do with them. Well, we will see...

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  5. Wow, these are just stunning. Love the way you gave the pencil a new life. A good post for this weeks theme.

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  6. Oh I love what you made with that little pencil - what a great find and what an amazing piece - it looks like it was always meant to be there! Your Poison necklace is stunning too! xox

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  7. the magic you conjured up on an already endearing thing-a pencil (I am a sucker for them!) Luthien, just lovely lovely and always a pleasure to see what you are doing.

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  8. thank you ladies :) for such wonderful comments! i love the little pencil ... it's got a happy energy to it :)
    HUGS!!
    luthien :)

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  9. WOW!! This is my first time to your blog and I fell in LOVE with that necklace. What you did to that found pencil is amazing. I'm totally impressed!

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  10. Wow just Wow really, both pieces are gorgeous, I love what you did with the pencil in the finders keepers challenge. I just couldnt come up with anything this time I am not much of a pick up stuff person really!! Only shells off the beach thats about my lot!!! You are so clever and congrats on the baby on the way btw!! 80))

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  11. You are a creative genius my sweet friend! Always an inspiration!!
    Wishing you well♥

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xoxoxo
Luthien :)