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   Junque... it's Frenchlish fer junk

by Renee Holwegner         

        My interest in art for expression and therapy grew after the death of our oldest daughter, Shayla, from a rare bone cancer. It became important to have something that gave me such joy. I have donated many of my pieces to non-profit organizations, none more worthy than our very own Shayla Fund. The Fund gives scholarships to kids in health crisis.
    100% of Junque...it's Frenchlish fer junk profits this year go back to the Shayla Fund to help kids like my daughter during their journey with a life-threatening illness.
    I have always loved to recycle and metal has always appealed to me. I started with recycling old copper plumbing pieces because I love how it ages in my garden. My husband bought me the best anniversary present a few years ago... no diamonds for this girl.  No, I prefer power tools-a welder fit for a queen. Junque was born.

 

Hearts to You! by Renee Holwegner

More Hearts by Renee Holwegner for the Shayla Fund
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Hearts to You - Made of the punched out holes from structural metal, I recycle and weld them together into a heart shape. These two are about 10" inches at the widest point.

Prices range from $35-$75
(Materials & design vary)

 

These pictures represent just a few of the functional yard art pieces I create.  Because I use and re-use what's available at the time, the actual finished pieces will be different than pictured.
That also means they are each unique... one of a kind... and yours to enjoy.

 

Reflection Circle by Renee Holwegner
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Reflection Circles - Light seems to shimmer and reflect all around you. Approximately 3' tall but custom height is available.

Prices range from $50-$100
(Materials & design vary)

  

Evening Glow by Renee Holwegner
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Evening Glow - Upcycled lamp glass and rusty coil create this patio focus. Approximately 4' tall but custom height is available.

Prices range from $50-$100
(Materials & design vary)

 

Hangin' Heart by Renee Holwegner
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Hangin' Heart - Hang this recycled material hear to frame your garden treasures.  Heart approximately 2' tall plus hanger -- custom size is available.

Prices range from $30-$50
(Materials & design vary)

 

Busting Out All Over - by Renee Holwegner
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Busting Out All Over - A feminine form made of chicken wire. caressing dried flowers, and hung on an Axel stand.  Vintage light stands in as her shoulders. Approximately 4' tall.

Prices range from $75-$100
(Materials & design vary)

Junque Bird Bath
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Rakin' in the Birds - Gears, rake heads, & a beautiful ceramic platter turn these metal discards into a exquisite bird bath. Approximately 3' tall but custom height is available.

Prices range from $50-$100
(Materials & design vary)

Junque Barbed Wire Heart Trellis
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Lovin' Heart Trellis - Barbed wire is just the thing for a climbing vine to hold on to.  Hearts remind us how much we love our gardens.  Approximately 4' by 4'.

Prices range from $60 - $100, depending on size.

Junque Swirly S Trellis
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Swirly S Trellis - More Barbed wire with swirly S's to support even the smallest of plants.  Great for climbing roses. Approximately 2.5' by 3.5'.

Prices range from $60 - $100, depending on the size

Junque Chicken Wire Dress Bust Topiary
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Dress Bust Topiary - Chicken Wire fashion is inspired by the feminine form in this wild and wonderful topiary support structure. Standing about 3' tall, the color decor is your choice.

Price:$40

Junque Diamond Trellis
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Simplicity - Approximately 5' tall x 16" wide, Simplicity is a combination of rusted recycled metals with a splash of galvanized detail. Use as wall or garden art.

Price: $80
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Rustic Bells
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Rustic Bells - These bells are made of retired oxygen/acetelyn tank caps and have the best sound!

Price: $35 each

Roller Wind Chimes
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Large Wind Chimes - Made of old conveyer belt rollers, gears, miscellaneous recycled wire, chain sockets, etc. They weigh about 70 lbs and are approx 6 feet tall from top to bottom. (They really are large!)

Price: $200 each

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To find out more information or place an order with Junque...it's Frenchlish fer junk, please contact Renee at:

509.952.8505

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