Something old is made into something new: Vintage art accessories from Girl Creations

Something old is made into something new: Vintage art accessories from Girl Creations
Acessories from Girl Creations

Shopping for something new? Correction: Shopping for something old made into something hip? Designer Michelle Knotz applied her artistic talents to creating cool, retro accessories for Girl Creations. Knotz took a few minutes away from her work to answer a few questions about her one-of-a-kind creations.

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Michelle Knotz
Michelle Knotz
Something old is made into something new: Vintage art accessories from Girl Creations

What is your design process? what inspires you?

I look for the ads that are most interesting to me, then I laminate them, following with my own paper-fold design. With some of them I add a button or embellishment with a magnetic closer. I found my art to be very therapeutic. This was especially true when I was severely injured in a car accident and was able to use my art as not only therapy but part of my recovery.

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Something old is made into something new: Vintage art accessories from Girl Creations

Where do you find your material for your accessories?

Antique shops.

What advice would you give to people who would like to venture into the fashion/accessory business?

I would advise them to venture into something unique and different.

Something old is made into something new: Vintage art accessories from Girl Creations

If you could pick one famous person to wear one of your accessories, who would that be?

Jessica Alba.

To purchase a Girl Creations design, contact Michelle Knotz at GirlCreations@hotmamail.com or call 651-253-2009.



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