All posts tagged repurposed

Scarlet Hope – Bedroom Makeover

I’ve started a philanthropic design project decorating a bedroom in the Scarlet Hope house in Crescent Hill. Scarlet Hope is an organizing working with women in the sex industry. It’s a great program, and the only non-profit of its kind in Louisville.  They recently inherited a large mansion in Crescent Hill to serve as a home for women transitioning out of the sex industry.

 

My project is redecorating one of the bedrooms.  I’m responsible for taking down wallpaper, sanding the walls, painting, furniture, and decorating. Today I took down the old wall paper and spackled the walls to prep for sanding and painting next week. Here are some before shots of the room.

   

Follow Fly Away Fox’s journey as we transform this space into a welcoming bedroom. We’ll be restoring vintage furniture and creating handmade items – all fair trade, all local, and all fabulous.

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Salvo Collective

July 1, marked the opening of a new era in Louisville design. Salvo Collective, located on Shelby Street in the East Market Galley District, combines high end style with Kentucky craft. Focusing on repurposed and recycled materials, the 15+ artists span across a variety of mediums from wood furniture, glass,  bicycle spoke lamps, and leather bags.  As one looks at the merchandise, it’s easy to see that each artist has a unique style but there is a common theme that ties it all together. I wanted to buy one of everything and take it home!  My favorite items were the bicycle spoke lamps, limestone washboard sink, and the leather owl clutch bag.  Prices vary from more expensive (furniture) to more affordable (ceramics, jewelry, stationary). There is something for everyone though, so make sure to check them out at the next gallery hop downtown or during their hours: Wednesday & Thursday 11-3, Friday & Saturday 11-6, Sunday 12-4. Follow their facebook page for updates on new products, events, and more!

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Some photos courtesy of Salvo Collective