As I continue to explore this Blogger-world, I am amazed at how people keep up with functions- like book signings and gallery events. Truth be told, much of the reason is probably because I am not "in the know" in the world of interior design but rather simply an outside admirer. In any event, I just signed up for Atlanta Daybook to help keep myself informed of the goings-on in Atlanta.
One of today's features was regarding Kathleen Plate's launch of her new fashion, art, and home decor collection. Seeing the image above, I just had to learn more.
Kathleen is based in Atlanta (though she's a native of Washington state, doesn't Kathleen look like the quintessential Atlanta gal?)
The new collection features recycled beer, wine, soda, and salad dressing bottles "upcycled" into dresses, sculpture, wall art, chandeliers, lamps and hanging curtains. I'm currently on a quest for a chandelier for our dining room, so I am anxious to see those offerings.
The line is currently on exhibit at the Emily Amy Gallery in Atlanta, which is just perfect as I've been intending to check it out after reading so much about it on StyleCourt (Courtney, I promise I'm not trying to copy your posts- it was a happy coincidence!) Her art is also available online at Smart Glass.
Here are a few of my faves.
Collection of drawer pulls, $9 each
Large charm necklace, $248 (your choice of the colors used)
Coca-Cola Glass, large circle on chain, $94
Cocktail Ring, $95
Gold Tassel Earrings, $166
Totally unrelated, I also learned that W Atlanta Residences has cut prices 30%- so now you snap up a luxury condo for just $200k to $3 million. Just trying to help keep you in the know. ;-)
Admittedly, I've always wanted to live in a hotel so this would be perfect for me.