Let’s Do This!… for 100 days

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Come join #the100dayproject with me!

Art does not have to be your thing to participate- what habit do you want to establish for 100 days?

 


Vintage-Twisted update…

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Happy New Year! 2018 is going to be fantastic, isn’t it?

I’ve been having so much fun making wood cards this year. What? Are you already confused? Let me catch you up…

These wood greeting cards are made out of 100% REAL wood- hard maple, cherry and walnut, which I cut to 4×6 and sand. Sometimes I find a special wood species, but these three really take the paint, retain the integrity of the wood and are a solid weight. The back is blank so you can write your message in pencil or ball point pen.

Here are some of my favorites:

To find out what I’m up to on a more regular basis, check out Vintage-Twisted on Instagram

You can purchase cards directly from Etsy, or reach out to me if you see something you like.

Happy 2018! sari


Come on down…

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Vintage-Twisted cards at The Pink Geranium & Co

829 W. Northwest Highway – Artifactural Furniture Building – Barrington, IL.

Go get yourself one.


Stay Gold

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new hand-painted wood cards.

real wood, real paint, write a note with a ball point pen on the back & pop it in the mail with a standard stamp.

available here next week.

 

 

 

 


an AWESOME touchdown

Who has your back?


one amazing Get Dwell table

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Kyle wrote a note to our friend, Darryl Rose, who happens to be president and founder of  Get Dwell. He wanted “big wood” so he could build a table. I was thinking Darryl would drop off some scrap wood from his home remodeling & repair business, like he’s done in the past, and Kyle would get to work with a hammer & nails and bang something together.

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What happened instead? Darryl & Paul Koenig, furniture conservator and creator, drew plans for a mortise & tenon table using handmade pegs instead of screws. Then they invited Kyle to the Winnetka Get Dwell shop to build it himself!

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Kyle’s favorite part- applying the messy, messy wax


vintagetwistedsari shein The big wood turned out to be this beautiful table top, made from reclaimed wood.Get Dwell

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finished table!

Thanks, Get Dwell, Paul & Darryl, for this amazing experience.

If you’d like to contact Paul for furniture conservation and restoration, gold leaf repair or custom furniture, you can reach him at 847-772-2720.

Get Dwell & Darryl Rose can be found here.

What do you think Kyle’s going to be for Halloween this year? I’ll give you a hint… it has to do with a tool belt & a Get Dwell t-shirt.

 


What? Wood Cards? What’s that?

A few years ago I found some wood cards from Cardtorial at the Renegade Art Fair in Chicago. I love this card so much, I have yet to send it. The wood is a great weight and I just can’t get enough of wood.

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How cool is a wood card?

I’ve been checking out wood samples everywhere, trying different mediums with the wood, sizes, shapes and Hurray! The best art medium/wooden card combo is also my favorite thing thing to do- paint.

 

Here’s my favorite so far:

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hand-painted sugar skull on cherry wood 4×6

This one’s off in the mail, with a letter written in ballpoint on the back and a single stamp. I’ll post more when they’re done.

What do you think?