Archive for the ‘UpCycled Art Projects’ Category

“All I want for Christmas is you…”
November 30, 2021

3D oil portrait on salvaged barnwood with bottle cap eyes. 20-1/2” x 12”

Rocket Man
November 9, 2021

Elton John

25-1/2” x 11-1/2” oil on salvaged barnwood mixed media 3-D portrait with found objects. Click here to purchase and to see more images

Mr. Rogers
November 9, 2021

The king of kindness. Mixed media folkart.

“I like you just the way you are” – Fred Rogers

12” x 26” oil paint stick on salvaged barnwood. To see more photos and to purchase click here.

August 26, 2021

Mixed media upcycled 3-d portrait.
“Let your ideas bloom.”

Art girl.

Oil stick on salvaged barnwood with bottle cap eyes. 8” x 16”

Shake it off…
August 18, 2021

3d portrait Taylor Swift

3-D oil portrait on salvaged barnwood with bottle cap eyes. 18-1/2” x 11”

Shake it off- Taylor Swift

August 1, 2021

Minnie Pearl.

Purchase here.

Follow me here for updates:

New Work
July 20, 2021

Working on new things! I’ll be at Porter Flea in Nashville TN August 7.

(3D oil portraits are all on recycled wood with bottle cap eyes.)

Follow me on Instagram –

“You belong among the wildflowers” -Tom Petty
“She thinks my tractor’s sexy” – Kenny Chesney
“Rock me mama like a wagon wheel” -Darius Rucker

New Display
June 23, 2021

Working on a display idea that doesn’t take up much room and is easily torn down for transport.

New display for small booth
BoardTalkers on display.

4-sided, hinged for easy take-down. Top shelf has holders for more BoardTalkers and a hole in the middle for a big umbrella.

Willie Nelson
June 13, 2021

All four Willies have new homes now. (I’ll be making more)

Market Days at The Gables
June 12, 2021

Cousin Joanne and friend with The Beatles
at Market Days at The Gables
A couple characters

There’s no place like home…
May 23, 2021

Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz

3D portrait | Found objects on salvaged barnwood | oil paint sticks
28” x 9”.

My quirky 3-D portraits are crafted using salvaged barn wood, recycled materials, and oil paint sticks. With expressive eyes and a quote or lyric imprinted in their mouths (using a leather stamping tool) each one has a message to deliver.

A few of my 3-D Portraits…
March 13, 2021

Available at

Be Bold or Italic…
January 12, 2021

never regular. This. Now in my Etsy shop Boardtalkstudio. Click on the link to go there.

Head up Wings out
January 12, 2021

Butterfly girl is ready to go. See more pics in my Etsy shop here at Boardtalkstudio.

With Mirth and Laughter…
January 12, 2021

let old wrinkles come. -Shakespeare To get details on this happy senior citizen click on the link to my shop Boardtalkstudio

It’s all in the way You Look at it
January 12, 2021

Click on the link for details on paintbrush guy, now in my Etsy shop Boardtalkstudio.

March 17, 2020

for a pop of color…
March 4, 2020

Boho headbands are now in my Etsy shop.

Starting 2020 off with New Handmade Bags
February 2, 2020

New Mixed Media Characters on Wood
January 3, 2020


by rita summers

Jessica Louise Lynn

Organizer. Mother. Artist-ish.


Fashion is cool, Re-fashion is cooler!


Party, wedding and home decor

Blooming Garden Designs

Specializing in Natural and Sustainable Landscapes News

The latest news on and the WordPress community.

%d bloggers like this: