Author(s): Ellie Laycock
Photography | No Category
All of us have photos at home that we like and want to keep, but all too often they lay hidden away in packetsor on a digital hard drive where we don't get to see or enjoy them. Ellie Laycock's aim with this book is tobring those images out of the dark and teach you how to use them to create wonderful new things for thehome or personalized gifts for loved ones, so that these special images get a chance to shine. Discover howto use old negatives to make a window decoration, as well as how to print onto fabric to create a unique bagor purse. Find out ways of using paper prints, from transferring images onto ceramics to decorating tabletops. Unusual methods of framing photos are also included - why not try using old vintage watch housings asbracelet picture frames? Any techniques you'll need to know are clearly explained, making this an idealsource of inspiration for crafters both new and experienced.
Ellie Laycock trained as an artist and works as a London-based professional photographer for clients such asGiorgio Armani, Sony Ericsson, and 'Casa Vogue Brasil'. A love of innovative design, stylish interiors, andrummaging for vintage treasures led to the founding of her company, Hunted and Stuffed(www.huntedandstuffed.com), which specializes in luxury homeware made from upcycled vintage materials.She won the Platinum Brand Amplifier award for female entrepreneurs and the Startup Britain 'PitchUp!'Competition in 2012. She is the author of 'Creating the Vintage Look' (ISBN 978-1-78249-042-5), alsopublished by CICO Books.