Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Magical Handmade Christmas Ornaments

Robin Kranitsky and Kim Overstreet are the artists and designers of these magical handmade Christmas ornaments. Their designs of intricate, stylized pins and precious metal pieces have gained a national reputation and their work has been chosen for museums, private collectors (such as Robin Williams), and galleries across the country.
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The creations you see here are smaller versions of their intricate pieces. The result are these amazing ornaments of all kinds of material and personalities. Antique dominoes are magically transformed into beautiful figures. They use light weight materials such as balsa wood and foam as well as items from nature such as pine cones and thorns from plants. Old tins and assorted objects are recycled into an amazing works of art.
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Each and every piece is decorated by hand, with added costumes and accessories. Some are innocent and some are slightly mischievous.
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Their work can be seen at Quirk Gallery in Richmond as well as the
Va. Museum of Fine Arts during the Picasso exhibition in the Spring 2011.
You can contact them here ~ info@lostandfoundstudio.com.

More holiday inspiration and don't miss the SALE
going on now in my shop ~ Enter this week's giveaway too!

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