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« on: March 21, 2014 12:32:50 PM »



I belong to THIS art abandonment group on facebook. If you're unfamiliar the gist is: make something, leave it in a public place for a stranger to find. It's a lot of fun and a very freeing thing to do. This month the challenge was to thrift a piece of art from a second hand shop and repurpose that to make something to abandon. I bought this bunch of old frames...



and filled them with little collages...







I'll be leaving them around town this weekend! I hope nice people find them Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2014 12:45:10 PM »

Oh, I would love to find one of these!! Love the collage and the colors - always beautiful work!

I'm a part of the Art Abandonment group as well - haven't done anything since Christmas, but it's so much fun!
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« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2014 01:43:50 PM »

You ever start thinking about something, and then hop onto Craftster and find the answer you were looking for? This is one of those times. My MIL gave us a storage box FULL of frames that I have been mulling over. Abandoning art in them sounds like a fun idea! Grin Thank you for the inspiration!

All of your frames are lovely Knickertwist, but I really love the Old Friend. She's just extra sweet for some reason. Grin

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« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2014 02:17:59 PM »

Wow - how fun would it be to find something like this? Good luck and lovely collages.
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« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2014 02:39:09 PM »

I am in the group as well.  Smiley I still have to do it yet though, i have been to busy with swaps on here. But i can't wait until i do.  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2014 08:56:49 AM »

Beautiful art and great initiative!
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« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2014 08:45:11 AM »

I found a piece of abandoned art in my Doctor's waiting room. It was just a tiny picture of a coffee cup, but it made me ridiculously happy Cheesy Your art work is lovely and some people are going to be so happy to receive such a gift!

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« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2014 08:27:04 AM »

There are going to be some lucky finders with these. I wish the largest one was hidden in my house!
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« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2014 10:47:08 AM »

Lucky finders!
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« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2014 05:45:04 PM »

How fun would it be to find one of those! What a great thing to do.
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