You know that junk drawer in your kitchen that accumulates all the stuff you can’t seem to throw away? The one that inspires a vague feeling of anxiety? Well, lately I’ve been awed by the people for whom the junk drawer – or a forgotten corner of the basement, trunk of the car, etc. — is a source of creative potential and inspiration.
After I watched last week’s premiere episode of Project Accessory, in which contestants were challenged to transform junk into wearable art, I was reminded of an inspiring project with Mark Nelson, where he uses found objects and unconventional techniques to embellish wood bangles. Another thing I love about Mark’s bangles: just like all the terrific pieces our readers have shared in the past few days, any one of these would transform a pair of jeans and a t-shirt!
Take a look: