Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Reclaimed Shadow Boxes

8" x 12"
an original painting background done by a friend, 2 Russian Spoons from a thrift store in Boise.
A doll found in a  thrift store while traveling. and a little matchbox drawer with buttons and flowers made by me. 

5 1/2" x 7"
Puppy Love
box is lined with vintage hand painted dictionary pages,
original painting by a friend, an encaustic collage by me a glass heart, a 60's dog pin with rhinestones.

5 1/2" x 7"
Penguins Play 
a map of Bogus Basin ski hill lines the back wall, a child's vocabulary card, game pieces, a penguin made of soapstone and an encaustic collage that says play

5 1/2" x 7"
Strength for When the Wolves Come
The complete blog post on this one can be found here.

5 1/2" x 7"
Me and My Bike
The complete blog post for this one can be found here

5 1/2" x 7"
Grown in Idaho
The complete blog post can be seen here

5 1/2" x 7"
Pray for Me
Glass bottle that I bought at a museum gift shop, silk flowers, candle, icon painting, small wooden saint that I have had since I was a little child, (I think it was my grandma's) prayer cards.

12" x 8"
M.O.M (Milk of Magnesia).
This piece started with the broken glass bottle that my daughters boyfriend collected from an old trash pit in the hills of Colorado. The dress is made from a Christmas Ornament that broke and the black bow is a hair clip I used to wear back in the 80's. 

51/2" x 7"
This box is lined with hand painted vintage dictionary pages.
An original encaustic collage made by me with a postage stamp of Princess Diana.
A box that opens with a tea set on top, porcelain cat on a lace rug, glass jar with pieces of glass from HI. 
51/2" x 7"
Noah's Ark
complete blog post can be seen here