For the love of rusty old things…
There’s no way to really describe it. You either love it or you don’t. But if you have a love for rusty old things, then this post will make sense to you…
In one word, art.
I love the colour of the turquoise as it bubbles and cracks against the rust.
Vintage links of hardworking chain…
Source: Small Studio Blog
So dramatic in a pile like this.
An old bolt… jewellery against this course grain of wood.
And a truly repurposed piece, this clock is made of ‘found’ objects!
Source: Etsy (Paula Art)
What’s your guess? Do you know what the first life of each object might have been?
And for all my buddy DIY-ers out there,
This paintbrush is for you!
Love these vintage square-cut nails.
Source: Etsy (Gazaboo)
Which have been classified as ‘Steam Punk’ art!
I have a thing for doors and their great hardware.
And I bet this latch looks better now than when it was new!
Weathered wood and a rusty hay fork.
Source: Etsy (Find 4 You)
Somehow farm tools get me every time.
Could this be the last spike in these railway ties?
How about that for a supersized nut and bolt?
This vignette is a collection of vintage whimsy.
Source: Etsy (Junque Gypsy)
And what’s not to love about the all American Family scale?
I love, love, LOVE the colours in this photo.
Source: Cul de Sac via Pinterest
So deep and rich, especially with the tangerine tango of the leaves! The weather today feels like it could be autumn all over again…
Would you put these on top of your wrought iron fence?
Source: French Laundry Blog
Would you give them a makeover or leave them just the way they are?
I bet you’ll never guess what this rusty piece is…
Source: Tripwire Magazine
Would you believe it’s actually created in Photoshop? This is not a real object, it is layers of colour, texture and special effects! And no, I didn’t create this. I only wish I did!
What’s your style? Do you like rusty old stuff, or do you prefer some glam and shine?
I’m glad you stopped by! My last few days have been busy, and I’ve been suffering from inspiration withdrawal. Does that ever happen to you? Apparently the saying goes, real artists never look for inspiration, they just go out and create it. I’m not sure I actually agree with that, but I get it. And so… the projects will get fired up again!
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