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Old Posted: 10-06-2014 , 05:00 PM #1
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Default Irish Times article features JumbleTowner Melissabell plus more...(10/06/14)

Hi Everyone,

There's a great article by Jill Nesbitt in the Irish Times today (p.11) that highlights the fantastic work of re-users and upcyclers around the country. The piece includes a chat with JumbleTowner Melissabell and another unnamed Member whose handiwork is included in the "Before & After" forum. Jill also talks to folks involved in the Repair Cafe, Tog, the Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun, the Community Reuse Network, and a host of others.

If you can't get your hands on a hard-copy of the Irish Times, please click on the link below for the digital version:

"No Wasters: How to Repair a Throwaway Culture" by Jill Nesbitt:
http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-s...ture-1.1826001

Well done to all concerned, and keep up the good work!

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Old Posted: 10-06-2014 , 05:25 PM #2
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Default Take a bow, Melissabell!

A sample of Melissabell's work can be found at the links below:

Cantilever Table:
http://www.jumbletown.ie/forums/showthread.php?t=145628

Locker:
http://www.jumbletown.ie/forums/showthread.php?t=145304

Fancy Drawer Knobs:
http://www.jumbletown.ie/forums/showthread.php?t=140018

Upcycled Chair (featured pics below):
http://www.jumbletown.ie/forums/showthread.php?t=140904
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Old Posted: 10-06-2014 , 09:05 PM #3
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Default Well done Jill Nesbitt

A well written article: and very well researched. Well done to Jill in opening the nations eyes to reusing and up-cycling. There is a wealth of information in the article - some of which is new to me. Thanks Jill ;-)
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Old Posted: 14-06-2014 , 07:16 PM #4
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Well done Melissabell---you go girl. I have had the privilege of being in Melissa's home--a treasure trove/aladdins cave of beauty. So tasteful, you would never guess re-used or re-cycled. A true artist!
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Old Posted: 19-06-2014 , 09:33 PM #5
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I don't know about that but Thanks a mil lol
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Old Posted: 11-08-2014 , 10:16 AM #6
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Melissa, can't believe I never noticed this before, well done you.... I have seen this chair and it is fantastic, Melissa is always doing something and I love seeing her finished projects, really great job as always.. Rubyruby
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