Table Leg Butterflies Recycled art butterflies

table leg butterfly lucy designs
Update as of Spring 2016, I'm no longer making the dragonflies or butterflies.
I sincerely appreciate all the past orders, thank you!
Please visit my new online shop featuring my coastal and 
nature themed mosaics.
"Zebra" Butterfly
I decided to make butterflies in addition to the dragonflies!

metal eyes on butterfly art
Metal bits for eyes...


recycled butterfly art
I cut the wings out of wood and hand painted with a zebra-ish design

green butterfly art
This one has a little different shaped wing and paint design

butterfly wings
Blues and greens that I sanded and distressed...

metal hinge for butterfly eyes
Hinge piece for eyes...

chair spindle butterfly body
Distressed off white spindle body
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I still have items and reduced original paintings in my Etsy shop as well.

Hand Made Dog Bed from an End Table Glam dog bed

glamorous dog bed design
Update 2014 I'm no longer creating the dog beds and 
they are completely sold out. Thank you for your past
support and purchases.
Visit my new online shop featuring my mosaic art.
Thank you!
Gray and White dog bed with reversible hand painted cushion

make dog bed from end table
It started as one of those tables with the gold strip on it. 
Let's just say I was determined to make
 it NOT look like that anymore haha

making a dog bed from end table
Even after priming and base coat, I could still "see" that plastic gold strip...bleh...

dog bed creation
So I removed the frame section...

So I could remove that hideous, no offense if you have this kind of table,  gold section...

how to make dog bed from end table
Then I glued and screwed the frame piece back in place...
much better!

stained glass dog bone
Recently when I was working on a mosaic surfboard,
I made a few of these mosaic dog bones while I had all my materials out.
I cut them out of plywood then added the stained glass...these in the 
pic haven't been grouted yet. 

gold bone for dog bed
I decided to use the gold one on this bed

glamorous dog bed
Cute little gold feet...
Strange that I worked hard to get rid of that gold strip
and here I am adding gold back into the bed...but I think it looks
great with the gray and white.

grey dog bed
I also added these gold painted wood buttons that are glued AND nailed into place.
Yes, I pre-drilled a tiny hole in each one so I could tap a nail in.
I didn't want any babies or doggies thinking those are for snacking

grey and white striped dog bed
The back...

lucy designs dog bed
Without the cushion

dog bed cushion with dog bone hand painted
I made a cushion to fit then painted with white bones on one side and...


hand painted paw print
A big gold paw print and white dots on the other side...

hand painted dog bed
Thanks for taking a look at my latest dog bed.
Visit my online store featuring my mosaic art.
You can also find some of my pieces in my Etsy store
as well as InstagramFacebookPinterest and my Youtube channel.

Dragonflies table leg dragonfly with scrolled wings and Dremel carved wings

dragonfly art swirled wing design
Update as of Spring 2016, I'm no longer making the dragonflies.
I sincerely appreciate all the past orders, thank you!
Please visit my new online shop featuring my coastal and 
nature themed mosaics.
My latest dragonflies

metal keys in art
keys for eyes and copper plumbing strap antenna...

recycled metal flower
Fun flower piece that I put on the tail...

I cut a scroll design in the wings and painted with greens...

dremel design on wood
Large white one...

recycled dragonfly art
Hinge eyes, brick tie antenna...

metal knob dragonfly
Metal knob on the tail...

dremel carved spiral design
I got the Dremel out and carved spirals and dots in the wings and 
painted in white with a gray wash.

scroll dragonfly wing
Another green with scrolled wings...

dragonfly antenna, please don't email me about antenna
Metal piece for the eyes and copper plumbing strap antenna...

recycled fork on dragonfly art
I squiggled and bent the tines on a fork and put it at the end of the tail
Thanks for stopping by!
Visit my online store featuring my mosaic art.
You can also find some of my pieces in my Etsy store
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Dog Bed from an End Table Hand Painted Leopard Animal Print

animal print dog bed
Update 2014 I'm no longer creating the dog beds and 
they are completely sold out. Thank you for your past
support and purchases.
Visit my new online shop featuring my mosaic art.
Thank you!
My latest Dog Bed
This one is an order for a sweet little dog named Bruce
You can see the other dog beds by clicking the Dog Beds Category
on the blog

dog bed from an end table
How it started...

primed dog bed
Here it is all primed with a base coat, 
I ended up using a different headboard though

hand painted animal print design
One of my fave things to paint...animal print

hand painted dog bed
Here is it mostly done ....

hand painted dog bed
It has fun gold dots and stripes as well as lots of leopard


paw print dog bed
Headboard with paw print...

painted dog bed back view
Back....

animal print dog cushion
I made a reversible cushion with animal print on one side...

metallic dots dog cushion
and painted gold dots on black on the other side.
Check out my painting on fabric post for more info.

hand made dog bed
Sweet little Bruce!
Visit my online store featuring my mosaic art.
You can also find some of my pieces in my Etsy store
as well as InstagramFacebookPinterest and my Youtube channel.

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