Tag Archives: repurposed

Rainy Day Tea

Rainy Day Tea

8″  x  11″   Rainy Day Tea is an assemblage piece in my teapot series. I found this teapot in the Goodwill store and snatched it up before anyone else could buy it. I fell in love with it immediately. It is actually a self warming electric brewer. Yep, you plug it in and a heating element heats your water on your desktop on a rainy day. I adore the design, having grown up in the 70s, with its bold colors and iconic style.

The teapot sits on a pedestal, a simple ceramic candleholder, which sits upon a metal trivet. The cup is a plain one, accepting the simple pleasure of warm water merged with the essence of tea.

Rainy Day Tea

By Heather Brush. For sale.

Purple Pleasure

Purple Pleasure

8″ x  8″  Purple Pleasure is an assemblage in my teapot series. I love the romantic feel of this one, from its soft color to the scrollwork base. The silver plate at the bottom is mysterious to me, as it isn’t really a plate, but isn’t a trivet either. The scrolled part was a candleholder. The tiny cup is a sweet espresso cup. Repurposing discarded items is my goal.

Purple Pleasure

By Heather Brush. For sale.

Purple Pleasure

Simple Sweetened Tea

Simple Sweetened Tea

6″  x  13″   Simple Sweetened Tea is an assemblage in my teapot series. I love the simple lines and design of the teapot and cup and mouting them to an old spool that I have had for many years (and never known what to do with) seemed right. The piece gives me a nostalgic feeling.

Simple Sweetened Tea

The pouring tea is made from antique dress makers sequins, wire and beads. This piece came together so easily it was like it created itself.

Simple Sweetened Tea

 

Simple Sweetened Tea

By Heather Brush. For sale.

 

Locomotion Potion

Locomotion Potion

6″  x  15″  Locomotion Potion is an assemblage piece in my teapot series. Created from an antique single serve coffee pot, designed for train passenger use, a metal coil, silver coaster and glass cup, the work is fluid and flowing, hopefully illiciting the thought of motion.

Locomotion Potion

Locomotion Potion

By Heather Brush. For sale.

Tarnished Elegance

Tarnished Elegance

8″  x  12″   Tarnished Elegance  is an assemblage piece in my teapot series. An antique silver plated teapot stands on a pedestal to pour tea into the waiting dainty teacup.

Tarnished Elegance

Served up on a silver trivet, this piece is ready for high tea.  By Heather Brush. For sale.

Tarnished Elegance

 

Dark Brew

Dark Brew

8″  x  8″   Dark Brew is an assemblage in my teapot series of sculptures. Using found objects and combining them into something new, this altered art takes recycling to a new level. Upcycling old pieces found at thrift stores, I create objects that will illicit a smile or thought.

Dark Brew is created from an old candleholder, small teapot and china teacup. The tea is created from beads and wire.

Dark Brew

By Heather Brush. For sale.

 

Dark Brew