Repurposed Inspiration: Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

repurposed junk jewelry beautiful fish

I collect phrases and this sentiment is a good one!  This 10 x 10 gallery wrapped canvas features a glitzy fish and FREE magazine font letters to spell out “Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful.”


repurposed junk jewelry beautiful fish closeup

I like to purchase jewelry junk jars at Goodwill, it is so fun to dump the contents of the jar on the dining room table and sort out the goodies.  Two bracelets became the inspiration for the fish design.  A colorful braided one for the center and a turquoise and black to define the head of the fish.

I just play with the pieces to see where the junk jewelry will fit and use E6000 to glue the pieces in place.

It’s fun to get double duty from a collage, so I made a free printable card.


your own kind of beautiful for pdf


Author: Patty Thurlby

I am a full time artist with a whimsical point of view!

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