Re:Wrap - Artist Interview: Carrie Leahy

Re:Wrap - Artist Interview: Carrie Leahy

During December, we are focusing on the artists behind the work in SCRAP’s Re:Boutique. With over two dozen Portland artists, the Re:Boutique creates a place where reuse artisans have a place to sell their work. The community also then has access to amazing pieces all year round.

Our interview with creative reuse book artist Carrie Leahy is our second interview of this year’s series. If you’d like to read our artist interview with embroidery creative reuse artist Alex Zielinski, check… read more »

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Re-Wrap: Week Four

Re-Wrap: Week Four

Jessica Guernsey-Manos, Penquenos

1. How long have you been creating this product?
I have been making found object jewelry since 1996.

2. What inspired you to take your hobby/craft to the next level (selling them at the boutique, online, etc.)?
I have always sold my necklaces but was inspired to sell at a few shops in Portland after getting so many requests from friends for custom-made pieces.  And of course after discovering SCRAP!

3. What do you like most about your creating… read more »

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Re-Wrap: Week Three

Re-Wrap: Week Three

It’s the second week of our Re:Wrap Holiday Artisan Showcase, where we feature a few of our Re:Boutique vendors each week until the end of the year. Check out this week’s vendors!

 

 

 

Naomi Berg, Transformations Glassworks—Fused glassware made from reclaimed glass

1. How long have you been creating this product?
I have been fusing reclaimed glass for five plus years.

2. What inspired you to take your hobby/craft to the next level (selling them at the boutique, online, etc.)?read more »

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Re:Wrap—Week Two

Re:Wrap—Week Two

It’s the second week of our Re:Wrap Holiday Artisan Showcase, where we feature a few of our Re:Boutique vendors each week until the end of the year. Check out this week’s vendors!







Mikey Anderson, Yarnies—“Silly, colorful, and googly-eyed creatures that wear plaid shirts and bow ties that are reminiscent of the 90s cartoons I grew up watching.”

1. How long have you been creating this product? 
I have been creating Yarnies since 2010 when I was taking screen printing and fiber… read more »

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