November 26, 2013

Table Leg Dragonflies and Butterflies Zebra, Pink Fleur De Lis, Chevron, Swirl, Metal Strapping Designs and More

pink spindle recycled butterfly
Update April 2016
I'm no longer creating the butterflies and dragonflies. Thank you!

It's been a few months since I've had a dragonfly post so I thought
I'd share the latest ones 

recycled butterfly art
This chair leg body with the pink fleur de lis wings
had little seashell eyes

pink butterfly wings
This design has been one of my most popular

table leg butterfly
Another pink butterfly version.

pink dragonfly recycled art
Of course, had to make pink fleur de lis dragonflies too...

hand painted pink and white fleur de lis
Greens, pinks and fleur de lis in white with swirls...

pink table leg dragonfly art
These had super long bodies!

recycled table leg peacock feather dragonfly
Another popular design...the peacock feather dragonfly...

hand painted peacock feather and animal print design
Edged in a little leopard print.

peacock dragonfly art
Then I did something a little different and cut an actual
feather shape for the wings on this Peacock Dragonfly

peacock feather shaped wings dragonfly
I liked how the feather shape turned out

peacock and animal print butterfly
I made a peacock feather with leopard trim butterfly too

recycled butterfly body with hand painted wings
vintage porcelain doorknob for the head and an aged
latch on the body.

recycled table leg dragonfly with metal wings
This one was a custom order and it was super big, 
about 3 1/2 feet wide

vintage door knob in art
I added this vintage metal knob at the tail

table leg dragonfly with metal wings
I made a regular size metal strap wing dragonfly for the shop

metal strapping for dragonfly wings
I aged this metal strapping myself using my technique I wrote about

whimsical dragonfly recycled art
I went bright and funky with this colorful dragonfly

He has a porcelain vintage door knob for his head...

And a colorful ceramic knob at the tail

hand painted colorful design
I love all these colors together.

table leg dragonfly recycled art
These next two were also custom orders...

recycled dragonfly art
She had specific colors and patterns for her dragonflies.

Starry eyes...

corrugated metal wings for outdoor art
Bright bodies...

Aged corrugated metal for the wings on one of them.

hand painted zebra butterfly art
I've had three zebra butterflies lately.

recycled keys in art
This one has a latch on the body and metal keys for eyes.

hand painted zebra design
Another version...

A ceramic knob at the tail...

zebra wing dragonfly
I've got zebra dragonflies too

This one has a studded body

twisted spindle dragonfly art
This is such a cool twisted spindle on this dragonfly

I ended up adding little metal beads to it as well.

leaf wing dragonfly
I've made this style before. It is a lady bug wing dragonfly

ladybug detail on dragonfly wing
A cute little ladybug painted on the wing

recycled copper tubing on dragonfly
I used copper pipe for his antenna

recycled purple and green dragonfly

fork antenna on dragonfly
Funky fork antenna

hand painted purple swirl designs
I painted the design then added a brown wash to 
tone it down and give it an aged look.

ikat dragonfly
Last one!

This is actually my very first venture into chevron or ikat print look

hand painted ikat on dragonfly wings
Thank you for sticking through all the pictures and taking a 
look at all my dragonflies!

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I still have some items in my Etsy shop as well.


  1. I love your creations. Very very cool. How can you go wrong w/ragonflies, butterflies and all the other cool stuff!!!! One of my favorite sites. Thanks for sharing.

  2. I LOVE them all - absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!!! Your creativity is just amazing!!!!!


I've moved to to focus on my mosaic art. I'm no longer creating dragonflies or mermaids.

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