Thursday, March 13, 2014

SFEtsy Trend Report- Week of March 13, 2014


The art of taking one object and creating it into something vibrant and exciting is what the spirit of upcycling is all about. This week's Trend Report features a variety of different SFEtsy artists who have taken an ordinary object and gave it new life. Anything can be created into amazing jewelry, home decor, or accessories. Check out some of the SFEtsy members who are taking upcycling to a whole new level.

Beer bottle caps and wine corks come to life with artist Gretchen from Craftbrewlry
If you are interested in learning how to make your own bottle cap jewelry, come join Gretchen tonight, March 13, 2014 at the SF Museum of Craft and Design!

Artist Ashley Cousin has transformed old LPs and made them into amazing bowls for your home.

Men's oxford shirts have new life as pillow covers from GeoTextiles

Take old comic books or strips and make beads. Special jewelry from Tanith

Old sacks of rice take on new meaning in these awesome bags from Basmati Bags

Bicycle tires can make the neatest designs. Check out offerings from Pearl Reef

Create your own accessories and start a fantastic DIY project with yarns made from recycled saris by Amber Threads

For more upcycled goodies, check out and in the search bar, type in SFETSY UPCYCLE!

If you're an Etsy seller in the San Francisco Bay Area, visit Our Team Page about joining SFEtsy!

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