Wednesday, 14 September 2011
Using your loaf!

This is my first commissioned piece and to say I was nervous is an understatement!  My friend wanted something for her mums new country kitchen, she provided the book and it was up to me to choose the piece!

I found a plain wooden bread bin and covered it with the brilliant old 1950's cookbook, using other old recipe book pictures for the inside.   I matched the handle and hinge to the colour of the stripes on the pages.



Close up of top


 H 22.5cm, W 44cm, D 24cm


I love the fact that the book was well loved and complete with all the usual cookery stains, it makes a completely personal piece!

SOLD
 

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