About Juliet Ames

Juliet Ames Juliet Ames breaks plates for a living. A metals and craft major at Towson University, Ames went on to work for the Howard County Arts Council organizing gallery exhibits. Meanwhile, she kept up her own craftwork. The plate-breaking started with a mosaic mailbox. “There were leftover pieces, so I soldered them and wrapped them around my neck and got a lot of compliments,” says Ames, 28, who just had her first child, a boy.

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Join the Drink Pouch Brigade!

April 28th, 2008 | by Juliet Ames

I couldn’t believe my eyes! Did I just see this recycled Capri Sun bag at Target? In amongst the pretty floral and [&hellip

Reiter8, Upcycled Sail Art

April 14th, 2008 | by Juliet Ames

Everyday I come across something on Etsy that surprises and gets me excited about the endless recycled craft possibilities. This [&hellip

Recycled Newspaper Crafts

March 10th, 2008 | by Juliet Ames

Here at Crafting in a Green World, we clearly like crafting with recycling paper! Emma’s post on maps and Autumn’s [&hellip

Recycled Glass Art

March 3rd, 2008 | by Juliet Ames

I am having such a great time discovering artists using recycled materials in their crafts. I was so excited about [&hellip

Recycled Photo Collage

February 25th, 2008 | by Juliet Ames

I forgot how much fun it is to make a collage but after seeing this collage by Justyn Hegreberg, I [&hellip


February 18th, 2008 | by Juliet Ames

My new favorite word is “upcycle. “A German chemist Michael Braungart and architect William McDonough coined the term in their [&hellip

Junk Mail Love – Part I

January 14th, 2008 | by Juliet Ames

The book “50 Simple Things You Can Do To Save The Earth” listed stopping unwanted junk mail as its #2 [&hellip

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