Bird for Today
January 22, 2023

Hug a tree. Oil on salvaged wood, found objects.
12” x 8-1/2”

New Work
August 8, 2022

“Cover me in sunshine” -Pink.
Available for purchase here.

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

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.)

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

Pretty Woman
August 2, 2013

Katelyn visited my studio last night. She made a PERFECT model for my upcycled accessories so I snapped a few ;) pictures…









Boho Accessorizing
June 13, 2013

I will be showing my boho upcycled accessories at “The Gables” in Springfield this weekend…weather permitting, Friday and Saturday. Here are a couple of boho headbands–these two have been sold, but I will have more at the show. (One of a kind, of course :)  AND I will have upcycled bags, cuffs and choker/necklaces.



Bridesmaid Accessories
June 5, 2013

I like the trend in bridesmaid attire, where each attendant wears the style of dress that is flattering to her, colors are the same, but style is different. One-of-kind accessorizing is a perfect fit for this popular trend.



More Quirkiness
June 1, 2013

I’m making progress . Here are a couple of necklaces pictured with bags made in the same style of colorful quirkiness.





Colorful Quirkiness
May 31, 2013

Mulling around a new idea–thinking about adding quirky necklace creations to my collection of bags, headbands and cuffs. Upcycled, that is and created with fabric snippets,vintage buttons and coated striped colored wire. I think I like the light summery fun look of this one.


May 22, 2013

Just added a “new” upcycled headband to my collection. Click on this link to get to my etsy shop-




for strollin’
May 20, 2013

Whether it be for walking the dog or pushing a stroller, a crossbody style bag comes in handy for carrying your keys and phone/camera…who knows when you might see a photo worthy sight while out for a stroll? It’s not only functional, but cute….we think Max and Molly are too!


Let’s go for a walk, Molly
May 19, 2013

A crossbody bag perfect for holding your keys and phone while walking the dog…it’s upcycled, of course…and one of a kind. It’s listed in my etsy shop, itzachicthing, here:


New Inspiration
May 19, 2013

Here’s the end result of my first attempt at an idea triggered by a sample from an obsolete wallpaper book. You can find it in my etsy shop, itzaChicthing, here:


a clutch bag
January 24, 2013



My upcycled wearable art pieces can be purchased through my Etsy store, itzachicthing.  If you are not familiar with how Etsy works and want to purchase directly from me, we can do it through paypal invoicing.  Just send me a note and let me know.

Boho Beachy Headband
January 17, 2013


Flower Power
January 10, 2013

An upCycled, whimsical one-of-a-kind headband

Find these in my Etsy store by clicking on the pictures below…


Off to Denmark…
January 3, 2013

One of my favorite cuff creations will be shipped to Denmark today!Tribal Cuff Bracelet

New Quirky Littles
December 28, 2012

New upcycled custom coin purses in blues and greens


Revamping My Studio Space
September 11, 2012

Been spending a bit of time nesting in my studio…giving it a new look.  It’s feeling really good in there — now I’m almost ready to get busy creating my upcycled bags for fall but have another project in the works to finish first.  Stay tuned…

New Spring Look
April 22, 2012

This handpainted bag is an example of the new spring look that I will be adding to my etsy shop: itzaChicThing.


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