June 23, 2015

Rusty Flower Wall Hanging

Once again I had turned to my stash of rusty, round shaped motor parts to create a flower. I had made a wall hanging with some of these pieces before. This time I wanted to achieve a more modern look though.

Rusty Flower Art Quilt by Vintage with Laces

I sewed strips of different gray fabrics together for the background. The stem is made of a piece of thick paper covered wire that I wrapped in two different thin wires for a bit of texture.

Rusty Flower Art Quilt by Vintage with Laces

For the flower head I used two different rusty parts and added a vintage rhinestone button.

Rusty Flower Art Quilt by Vintage with Laces

The leaves are made from rusty mesh and organza that I melted with my heat gun.

I will be back soon with my “Summer of Color” entry for this week. You might need your sunglasses again :).

My rusty flower wall hanging will hop over to these great parties:

Vintage Inspiration Party at My Salvaged Treasures
 Catch as Catch Can at My Repurposed Life
Party Junk at Funky Junk Interiors
Saturday Sparks at Pieced Pastimes
Sundays at Home at Thoughts from Alice

23 comments:

Junkchiccottage said...

So creative and pretty. Love this.
Kris

Lululiz said...

You are so good at combining rusty bits most people would throw away with lovely fabrics, and creating the most stunning pieces. This piece is fabulous!

Rhonda said...

I agree with Liz, it's stunning, love the different textures and of course, rusty tarnished is my favorite.

Escargopotte bordados said...

so cute

LindaSonia Anyname said...

Oh my gosh that is soooo beautiful - I love it!!! Wish you'd sell it to me!! LOL

Createology said...

I adore your colors and gradation of the background fabrics. The elements you have used are quite interesting and the final result is stunning. June JOY...

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

Oh, Julia, it is so very elegant looking. Only you could make rusty bits look so good. :) Best wishes, Tammy

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

I agree with Tammy on this one, my dear Julia:)
Have a lovely day.
Hugs and love,
Marie

Audra @ Renewed Projects said...

Very lovely!

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Another fabulous creation! I love it, what a great way to start my day. Thanks so much, Julia for sharing at Vintage Inspiration Party. I'll be featuring on my Facebook page this morning.

Marie Blackburn said...

Wow, you are very talented! I'm swooning over your gorgeous vintage Rusty Flower Wall Hanging that caught my eye at the Vintage Inspiration Party. Love it!
Marie@The Interior Frugalista

Chus said...

Increíble, te felicito. Besos, Chus

Kelly Deal said...

Julia, this is such a beautiful creation!

Lesley UK said...

Wow! I love it. Blessings

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

Just beautiful! Thanks for sharing. I love your style!

Dorthe said...

Dear Julia, this is a most wonderful creation. The flower is gorgeous, and so are the leaves, WOW ,love the effect with the organza , friend, and so beautiful on the grey background, with the little piece with writings on !
Julia I was so happy to recieve your birthday wish, and hope you recieved my answer also... no problems with the mail, at all, that is great. Can`t wait to see the mail-box !!
Lots of love and kisses
Dorthe

Laurel@ChippingwithCharm said...

WONDERFUL!!

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

I absolutely love this! So creative and unique!

Muchmore Creative said...

What a beautiful project! So creative :)

Anni - My Creative Life and Mixed Media Books said...

A very beautiful flower made of things most people throw out, very creatively made Julia.
Hugs Anni

Gabriela M said...

You creation is so beautiful! I just discovered you and I think I am already in love with what you do! You're definitely an inspiration. I am always happy when I discover interesting blogs. Congratulations!

Gail Wilson said...

Julia

Thanks for sharing your rusty flower wall hanging at catch as catch can! I love how you used the old parts to make such a pretty flower.

catching you!

gail

USS Crafty said...

This is beautiful and so creative! I'm pinning it! I love it!

Navy Wifey Peters @ The Submarine Sunday Link Party