Thursday, May 19, 2011

Sandhi Schimmel Gold


These mosaic portraits are created by Arizona-based artist Sandhi Schimmel Gold from the everyday waste delivered to her mailbox. Everything is hand-cut, hand-applied, hand-embellished and hand-finished.

Marilyn Monroe

Jackie O

Frank Sinatra

John Lennon



Grace Kelly, Princess Grace

Mc Cartney


Steph said...

wow, now that is recycling at its best! why didn't i think of that? oh right... i am not creative or talented like that! (sigh) my mosaics would probably look like blobs! haha! yay for friday!!!! have a great weekend, v!

J.Gaver said...

That is quite impressive. Thanks for the share! said...

These are amazing!

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parentwin said...

Following from a separate blog hop! Those mosaics are beautiful!

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Debbie said...

I have always loved mosaics. These are incredible and what a great use of junk mail!

whitey said...

Love this art work! You all ways find the best as usual.

Keats The Sunshine Girl said...

Wonderful art _ I love them all! Fora Beatles favourite, wouldn't mind having Lennon and Paul up on our wall.

Serendipity is Sweet said...

Now that's impressive. What a wonderful way to recycle. Trash to art. Love it.

Hope you have a beautiful weekend :)

Annette Piper said...

Waste to art. Brilliant!

Alicia said...

You always find the coolest things!!!
I hope you are having a wonderful weekend!!

Monika said...

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pegasus_aprilof84 said...

Hi, I am visiting from the Weekend bloghop 8 and I am following you.I would love for you to check out my blog.
I loved all those mosaics, they are awesome.

Michelle said...

Those are cool! Thanks for stopping by the Sit and Relax weekend hop again! Have a great Sunday and see you next week!

Anonymous said...

Wow, those are amazing! Im your newest follower (Family Approve)

Thanks for stopping by Weekend Hoppers this past weekend!