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Junk Genius: Stylish Ways to Reinvent Everyday Objects
     

Junk Genius: Stylish Ways to Reinvent Everyday Objects

by Juliette Goggin, Stacy Sirk
 

Juliette Goggin and Stacy Sirk have created over 40 projects using items you can easily find or might already have. Discover creative ways to use glass with the compact kilner jar sewing kit and the pretty message-in-a-bottle pendant. Myriad uses for old crates include planting them with herbs and vegetables and transforming one into a bedside table. Add something

Overview

Juliette Goggin and Stacy Sirk have created over 40 projects using items you can easily find or might already have. Discover creative ways to use glass with the compact kilner jar sewing kit and the pretty message-in-a-bottle pendant. Myriad uses for old crates include planting them with herbs and vegetables and transforming one into a bedside table. Add something different to your household with a range of light fittings made from colanders, a birdcage, and even jelly molds! Discover no end of uses for paper, including making bunting, labels, tags, and table settings, and inventive ideas for crafting with wallpaper, stamps, and old photos. Clear out those old keys and transform them into a range of items, from jewelry to door handles and coat hooks. Finally, try making unwanted jumpers into cozy pillow covers. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced crafter, you'll learn to hunt out and see the potential in a whole range of items and be inspired to transform your treasure trove of useable raw materials into stunning new accessories for a beautiful home.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781908170835
Publisher:
Ryland Peters & Small
Publication date:
09/01/2012
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Juliette Goggin has designed products for many well-known names, such as Julien Macdonald, Cath Kidston, Molton Brown, and French Connection. She created a gift range called “Juliette at Home”, reflecting her love of all things recycled and vintage. She recently took part in Channel 4’s (UK) Super Scrimpers about upcycling on a minimal budget. Juliette Goggin is based in Sussex, UK.

Stacy Sirk has 25 years’ international experience in buying, product development, and visual merchandising, with a particular expertise in sourcing unusual and vintage products and display items. Stores she has worked for include Urban Outfitters, Nike, Restoration Hardware, Smith and Hawken, and Macy’s. Stacy Sirk, originally from San Fransisco, is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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