Copyright (c) 2018 CraftStylish.com en-us JUNKMARKET Style - DesignTurnpike's posts JUNKMARKET Style - DesignTurnpike's posts http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/profile/DesignTurnpike Fri, 25 May 2018 22:55:05 -0700 JUNKMARKET Style - DesignTurnpike's posts JUNKMARKET Style - DesignTurnpike's posts http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/assets/images/rss_logo.gif http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/profile/DesignTurnpike <![CDATA[10 Amazing Things Made Using License Plates]]> Fri, 04 May 2018 11:16:48 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/53724/10-amazing-things-made-using-license-plates http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/53724/10-amazing-things-made-using-license-plates 10 Amazing Things Made Using License Plates Posted by DesignTurnpike
Here's what I've been up to lately. See more at the link! Enjoy.   http://designturnpike.com/10_things_you_wont_believe_are_made_from_license_plates.html ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/53724/10-amazing-things-made-using-license-plates
<![CDATA[Google Office Projects]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:20:00 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/51836/google-office-projects http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/51836/google-office-projects Google Office Projects Posted by DesignTurnpike
I was so excited to get to create custom art for two Google regional offices so far this year! Both offices are located in Michigan, and they wanted the pieces to represent the Great Lake State as... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/51836/google-office-projects
<![CDATA[Wisconsin Map - License Plate Art]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:01:38 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/51441/wisconsin-map-license-plate-art http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/51441/wisconsin-map-license-plate-art Wisconsin Map - License Plate Art Posted by DesignTurnpike
It's been awhile but I just finished a very fun and challenging project I'd like to show off. This map of Wisconsin measures 3 feet square, and uses parts of 72 license plates from as early as the... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/51441/wisconsin-map-license-plate-art
<![CDATA[2014 License Plate Art Project Update]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 07:25:00 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/49335/2014-license-plate-art-project-update http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/49335/2014-license-plate-art-project-update 2014 License Plate Art Project Update Posted by DesignTurnpike
It's been awhile since I posted! Here is a smattering of what I've been doing this year with recycled vintage license plates. Many of these designs are available as metal and canvas prints on my... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/49335/2014-license-plate-art-project-update
<![CDATA[Biggest. Map. Ever.]]> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 03:40:00 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/47672/biggest-map-ever http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/47672/biggest-map-ever Biggest. Map. Ever. Posted by DesignTurnpike
Hey, it's Sue here! On our way to Nashville so we thought we'd spend the week doing a throwback to previous posts! To start it off, we thought we'd share this little ditty from Design Turnpike with his map of the good old USA in honor of the Winter Olympics! Love it! ~Sue _______________________________________________________________ So, a previous client called and asked, "Just how big of a map COULD you make?" And so, this project began. Months later, I am ready to ship out a map made of license plates that is 10 feet wide by 6... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/47672/biggest-map-ever
<![CDATA[License Plate Art: International Edition!]]> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:53:14 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/48096/license-plate-art-international-edition http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/48096/license-plate-art-international-edition License Plate Art: International Edition! Posted by DesignTurnpike
Some photos of recent projects I've worked on that differ from my typical American patriotic perspective. Japan, Canada, Australia, and a Canadian maple leaf flag. Lots of fun finding these license... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/48096/license-plate-art-international-edition
<![CDATA[You Guessed It - More License Plate Art!]]> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:20:49 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/46926/you-guessed-it-more-license-plate-art http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/46926/you-guessed-it-more-license-plate-art You Guessed It - More License Plate Art! Posted by DesignTurnpike
It's been a busy 2013! Here are a smattering of projects I've worked on so far this year using vintage license plates. Many more pieces over on my website. Hope you swing on by for a visit! ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/46926/you-guessed-it-more-license-plate-art
<![CDATA[Route 66 License Plate Art]]> Sun, 27 Jan 2013 04:55:00 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/45391/route-66-license-plate-art http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/45391/route-66-license-plate-art Route 66 License Plate Art Posted by DesignTurnpike
This may well be the only one of these I ever make! The black outside border of the state route emblem is made using 1969 Kansas plates. The inside silver is a sheet of old steel, and each letter and... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/45391/route-66-license-plate-art
<![CDATA[More License Plate Animals!]]> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 03:15:00 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/44859/more-license-plate-animals http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/44859/more-license-plate-animals More License Plate Animals! Posted by DesignTurnpike
Part 2 of my series of animals made out of recycled vintage license plates! Enjoy :) ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/44859/more-license-plate-animals
<![CDATA[More License Plate Art City Skylines!]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 11:24:18 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/44868/more-license-plate-art-city-skylines http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/44868/more-license-plate-art-city-skylines More License Plate Art City Skylines! Posted by DesignTurnpike
I've been doing lots of American cities using recylced vintage license plates! ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/44868/more-license-plate-art-city-skylines
<![CDATA[More License Plate State Maps!]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 11:20:30 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/44863/more-license-plate-state-maps http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/44863/more-license-plate-state-maps More License Plate State Maps! Posted by DesignTurnpike
Continuing in my quest to do maps of all 50 states using recycled vintage license plates. Enjoy! ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/44863/more-license-plate-state-maps
<![CDATA[License Plate Art Animals]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 11:22:13 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/42037/license-plate-art-animals http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/42037/license-plate-art-animals License Plate Art Animals Posted by DesignTurnpike
Started this series of animals this summer. Lots more coming: Lion, Hippo, Shark, Giraffe, Dog and Peacock. All pieces are made from vintage license plates on wood. Hope you enjoy! ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/42037/license-plate-art-animals
<![CDATA[License Plate Skyscrapers & Skylines]]> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 08:00:16 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/41190/license-plate-skyscrapers-skylines http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/41190/license-plate-skyscrapers-skylines License Plate Skyscrapers & Skylines Posted by DesignTurnpike
Been working on a series of skyscrapers and skylines using old license plates, mounted on blue wood boards. Here are a few. These all measure 22 x 12. Kind of a cool way to reuse all my scraps from... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/41190/license-plate-skyscrapers-skylines
<![CDATA[A Little Bird Told Me...]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 11:26:43 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/40978/a-little-bird-told-me http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/40978/a-little-bird-told-me A Little Bird Told Me... Posted by DesignTurnpike
... that a certain well known nature foundation might like to commision a series of state birds made out recycled license plates. So, here we go! First two here. Enjoy :) ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/40978/a-little-bird-told-me
<![CDATA[License Plate Letter Signs]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 07:22:16 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/39762/license-plate-letter-signs http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/39762/license-plate-letter-signs License Plate Letter Signs Posted by DesignTurnpike
Lately, in addition to the large license plate maps I make, I've been receiving orders for a lot of signs made with assorted vintage license plate letters. I created a tool on my website where... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/39762/license-plate-letter-signs
<![CDATA[Pile of Michigan License Plates = Flag of USA]]> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 10:00:00 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/35891/pile-of-michigan-license-plates-flag-of-usa http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/35891/pile-of-michigan-license-plates-flag-of-usa Pile of Michigan License Plates =  Flag of USA Posted by DesignTurnpike
Ouch, my hands hurt! Why or why did white 1962 Michigan plates have to made from thick steel... 40+ plates, 63 pieces and over 300 nails mounted on a stained red wood board comprise this 5-foot wide... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/35891/pile-of-michigan-license-plates-flag-of-usa
<![CDATA[Recent License Plate Art and Map Projects]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2011 11:37:49 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/35224/recent-license-plate-art-and-map-projects http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/35224/recent-license-plate-art-and-map-projects Recent License Plate Art and Map Projects Posted by DesignTurnpike
It's been a busy 2011! Here are a few projects I've been doing. Enjoy! ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/35224/recent-license-plate-art-and-map-projects
<![CDATA[License Plate Map Process]]> Mon, 02 May 2011 10:16:56 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/33130/license-plate-map-process http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/33130/license-plate-map-process License Plate Map Process Posted by DesignTurnpike
Another pile of plates turned into a piece of art! Created for display at the historic Model T Automotive Heritage Complex in... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/33130/license-plate-map-process
<![CDATA[Michigan License Plate Flag]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2011 02:40:00 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/33045/michigan-license-plate-flag http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/33045/michigan-license-plate-flag Michigan License Plate Flag Posted by DesignTurnpike
Holy license plate flag! 156 Michigan license plates transformed into a gigantic 12 ft wide flag of the United States. ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/33045/michigan-license-plate-flag
<![CDATA[Mizzou vs Michigan!]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 11:33:51 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/33042/mizzou-vs-michigan http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/33042/mizzou-vs-michigan Mizzou vs Michigan! Posted by DesignTurnpike
Client has mixed allegiances to both Missouri and Michigan (works in the treasurers office at University of Missouri Springfield!) so he wanted one of each for his office. These matching license... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/33042/mizzou-vs-michigan
<![CDATA[4 Old Plates = 10,000 Lakes]]> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 09:50:00 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/30771/4-old-plates-10000-lakes http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/30771/4-old-plates-10000-lakes 4 Old Plates = 10,000 Lakes Posted by DesignTurnpike
Finally had a chance to do a map of Minnesota out of vintage plates. This one needed a green-ish base to match with a great room wall. I love the fact that I was able to find plates from the 50s for... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/30771/4-old-plates-10000-lakes
<![CDATA[Georgia on my mind...]]> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 12:49:54 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/30421/georgia-on-my-mind http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/30421/georgia-on-my-mind Georgia on my mind... Posted by DesignTurnpike
A 3 foot by 3 foot map of the Peach State for a new client in tony Buckhead outside of Atlanta! Used mainly old discarded 70s plates for this one. I really like the wood boards used for this piece... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/30421/georgia-on-my-mind
<![CDATA[United States License Plate Map of the Fifty States]]> Tue, 23 Nov 2010 08:26:23 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/29862/united-states-license-plate-map-of-the-fifty-states http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/29862/united-states-license-plate-map-of-the-fifty-states United States License Plate Map of the Fifty States Posted by DesignTurnpike
Each state in the union is painstakingly represented in this huge map with its own license plate. The map measures about 60 x 42 and weighs about 35 pounds. Every license plate is genuine and the... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/29862/united-states-license-plate-map-of-the-fifty-states
<![CDATA[Arkansas License Plate Map]]> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 11:04:08 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/29478/arkansas-license-plate-map http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/29478/arkansas-license-plate-map Arkansas License Plate Map Posted by DesignTurnpike
The Natural State, in fall colors. Some old trucking license plates live on in these fun pieces, both a big and small version. These currently are on display in a cool new boutique in Little Rock... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/29478/arkansas-license-plate-map
<![CDATA[Ohio State Buckeyes License Plate Art]]> Thu, 21 Oct 2010 09:32:17 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/29193/ohio-state-buckeyes-license-plate-art http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/29193/ohio-state-buckeyes-license-plate-art Ohio State Buckeyes License Plate Art Posted by DesignTurnpike
A pile of 1970 Ohio license plates, some other plate scraps and some bright red stained boards transformed into the logo of the Ohio State Buckeyes! ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/29193/ohio-state-buckeyes-license-plate-art
<![CDATA[Don't Mess With The Golden State!]]> Fri, 13 Aug 2010 11:04:56 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/27823/dont-mess-with-the-golden-state http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/27823/dont-mess-with-the-golden-state Don't Mess With The Golden State! Posted by DesignTurnpike
Two piles of expired license plates, some wood, nails and glue have become a matching set of license plate maps for a nice lady in Washington State. They will soon adorn a stunningly red wall in her... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/27823/dont-mess-with-the-golden-state
<![CDATA[Microscope Lamp]]> Wed, 21 Jul 2010 13:41:52 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/26965/microscope-lamp http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/26965/microscope-lamp Microscope Lamp Posted by DesignTurnpike
How about break from license plate art and maps? This cool lamp was created by my very handy father-in-law using an old large microscope. Had to share it! ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/26965/microscope-lamp
<![CDATA[Green Mountain State License Plate Map]]> Tue, 20 Jul 2010 10:25:47 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/26862/green-mountain-state-license-plate-map http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/26862/green-mountain-state-license-plate-map Green Mountain State License Plate Map Posted by DesignTurnpike
A client in Vermont wanted a map for his studio lobby. So, a pile of discarded plates from decades past will live on for years to come! ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/26862/green-mountain-state-license-plate-map
<![CDATA[Cross State Rivalry]]> Tue, 25 May 2010 10:22:05 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/25510/cross-state-rivalry http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/25510/cross-state-rivalry Cross State Rivalry Posted by DesignTurnpike
The Spartans and the Wolverines, immortalized using genuine vintage Michigan license plates! These two pieces repelled each other like magnets, so I had to snap the photos quickly. :) This fall... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/25510/cross-state-rivalry
<![CDATA[Been Busy Lately...]]> Thu, 08 Apr 2010 15:24:15 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/23820/been-busy-lately http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/23820/been-busy-lately Been Busy Lately... Posted by DesignTurnpike
Some of the projects that are keeping me busy these days and ensuring my tin-snip-induced callouses never soften! Hope you enjoy. ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/23820/been-busy-lately
<![CDATA[Noel License Plate Art]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2010 14:31:09 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/20994/noel-license-plate-art http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/20994/noel-license-plate-art Noel License Plate Art Posted by DesignTurnpike
Yes, I know it is January and these pics are about a month late... But better late than never! Some old license plates transformed into a holiday decoration you might not expect. Colorado, Wisconsin... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/20994/noel-license-plate-art
<![CDATA[Go Blue - Michigan Football License Plate Art]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2010 11:20:12 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/20776/go-blue-michigan-football-license-plate-art http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/20776/go-blue-michigan-football-license-plate-art Go Blue - Michigan Football License Plate Art Posted by DesignTurnpike
College football fans know that U-M Football is down right now, but they will rise again! At least the M-Den store in Ann Arbor believes that... they are currently showcasing this piece in their... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/20776/go-blue-michigan-football-license-plate-art
<![CDATA[Roll Tide!]]> Mon, 07 Dec 2009 11:24:57 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/19149/roll-tide http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/19149/roll-tide Roll Tide! Posted by DesignTurnpike
This past Saturday, on the day Alabama clinched a spot in the BCS title game, I finished an Alabama license plate map for a big-time fan. Good timing, I'd say! ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/19149/roll-tide
<![CDATA[Thirteen Colonies License Plate Map]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2009 11:04:20 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/18507/thirteen-colonies-license-plate-map http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/18507/thirteen-colonies-license-plate-map Thirteen Colonies License Plate Map Posted by DesignTurnpike
If you can't tell, I love maps. So I thought a map of the original thirteen colonies as they existed in 1776 would be a fun miniature to try. This piece would be a cool one hanging in a junior high... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/18507/thirteen-colonies-license-plate-map
<![CDATA[Birds and Flowers License Plate Art]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2009 11:14:56 -0800 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/18222/birds-and-flowers-license-plate-art http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/18222/birds-and-flowers-license-plate-art Birds and Flowers License Plate Art Posted by DesignTurnpike
Another fun project with license plates! My client (who doubles as my sister!) wanted to have a piece of license plate art made for her new baby's nursery, that both matched her bedding style and was... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/18222/birds-and-flowers-license-plate-art
<![CDATA[Patriotic Miniature License Plate Map]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2009 14:35:29 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16527/patriotic-miniature-license-plate-map http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16527/patriotic-miniature-license-plate-map Patriotic Miniature License Plate Map Posted by DesignTurnpike
What happens when you take leftover license plates from the 60s and 70s (they are generally the only ones painted solid colors on the back) and cut them into strips, which, put together, create a... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16527/patriotic-miniature-license-plate-map
<![CDATA[Motor City Mini License Plate Art]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2009 12:43:21 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16488/motor-city-mini-license-plate-art http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16488/motor-city-mini-license-plate-art Motor City Mini License Plate Art Posted by DesignTurnpike
Skyline of Detroit, from a new perspective! Created using license plates from various states mounted on a red-stained board. ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16488/motor-city-mini-license-plate-art
<![CDATA[Miniature US License Plate Map by Design Turnpike]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2009 13:26:37 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16380/miniature-us-license-plate-map-by-design-turnpike http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16380/miniature-us-license-plate-map-by-design-turnpike Miniature US License Plate Map by Design Turnpike Posted by DesignTurnpike
A miniature version of the larger Fifty States piece. Painstakingly created using pieces of a license plate from all 50 states. Mounted on a single stained board, measuring 14 x 9 inches. ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16380/miniature-us-license-plate-map-by-design-turnpike
<![CDATA[Ford Logo License Plate Art by Design Turnpike]]> Thu, 24 Sep 2009 09:30:38 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16301/ford-logo-license-plate-art-by-design-turnpike http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16301/ford-logo-license-plate-art-by-design-turnpike Ford Logo License Plate Art by Design Turnpike Posted by DesignTurnpike
A miniature homage to my hometown's Ford Motor Company, created entirely from license plates from various US states. Mounted on a single stained board, measuring 14 x 9 inches. Apologies to those who... ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16301/ford-logo-license-plate-art-by-design-turnpike
<![CDATA[Old Glory Miniature License Plate Art by Design Turnpike]]> Wed, 23 Sep 2009 14:19:14 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16270/old-glory-miniature-license-plate-art-by-design-turnpike http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16270/old-glory-miniature-license-plate-art-by-design-turnpike Old Glory Miniature License Plate Art by Design Turnpike Posted by DesignTurnpike
A miniature version of the larger Old Glory piece, assembled from plates from various US states. Mounted on a single stained board, measuring 14 x 9 inches. ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16270/old-glory-miniature-license-plate-art-by-design-turnpike
<![CDATA[Michigan License Plate Map by Design Turnpike]]> Tue, 22 Sep 2009 13:32:25 -0700 http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16164/michigan-license-plate-map-by-design-turnpike http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16164/michigan-license-plate-map-by-design-turnpike Michigan License Plate Map by Design Turnpike Posted by DesignTurnpike
A unique piece of Michigan history, containing Michigan license plates from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Mounted on stained board. Measures 36 x 36 inches. ]]>
http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/item/16164/michigan-license-plate-map-by-design-turnpike