Lucky me–I live in creative cul-de-sac. One one side–a genius web designer. On the other– a genius painter who introduced me to the organization B.E.S.T.
The letters stand for Beautify Emerging Spaces Together. And I think their work–turning old buildings and store fronts into works of art– is the ultimate in upcycling.
An upcycler myself, I want to support them.
Here’s one of the pieces I donated to the cause. This Mid-Century Coffee Pot Apron is built around great 50s kitchen fabric that came to me as unstitched curtains. (I love it when I can finish a project someone started more than half a century ago.)
The BEST kick off event is tomorrow night (July 27th). Check it out. http://spyraleigh.com/july-27th-b-e-s-t-dillon-launch-party/
And keep looking for ways to support organizations and people who are using existing materials and spaces to make the world a more beautiful place. That’s what upcycling is all about!
PS. Find more of my vintage fabric creations at www.kikisrewinddesigns.com