A few years ago, we attended a wonderful fun workshop during Boston Art Week. Restoration Resources hosted a D.I.Y. Salvage workshop (and they’re one of our favorite places to “hunt”). Our lovely hosts were Amy Chenette of Vintage Vagabond and Bill Raymer and his staff from Restoration Resources. (Read more about Restoration Resources here!) They offered great direction and knowledge and Oh! So much enthusiasm.
We had so many awesome salvage items to create our own masterpiece. What salvage art pieces did people create? Many made beautiful candlesticks, cheese boards, and clocks out of the reclaimed wood, iron and lighting parts for us to use.
It was so much fun. Can’t wait for another event to create another salvage art piece for our home. Maybe we will take a client with us next time.
What is necessary to create your salvage art piece?
Brushes…of different sizes and shapes. And GLUE! We like E6000, or Loctite has a great adhesive too.
2. Paint. If you’re like us, there are tons of sample pots hanging around, or hit up the paint store and grab samples of colors you love.
3. Select your favorite pieces!
Basically, you can grab all of your favorite items and create your personalized salvage art piece in an evening. Maybe grab some friends and check out Restoration Resources in Boston.
It's Artweek Boston! Impeccable Nest will be speaking at Restoration Resources. Saturday May 6th. 4-6pm. Tickets are on sale for $15 but if you come as our guest it is FREE! Just enter the Promo code INEST. RSVP at ArtweekBoston.org Let's have a drink together on Saturday and do it "Salvage Style" That's impeccable.
Killer Heels: The Art of the High Heel What a fun evening of shoes and art. Killer Heels party at the Currier Museum of Art. Our local furniture designer, Vivian Beer even was in attendance (did you see her on Ellen's Design Challenge? Her furniture is beautiful!). That's impeccable.