A Rockin’ Find

Local creative, Kelly O’Brien creates lilies out of guitar picks. I introduce you all to the Rockin’ Lily. He gives each guitar pic a second life by arranging them as flower blooms. The blossoms feature guitar strings in the center. They look beautiful on a lamp shade, as a hair accessory or on your guitar. As designers, we love to look at pretty things and this was a pretty I just couldn’t pass up without sharing. O’Brien also creates roses, hibiscus and cherry blossoms in a wide variety of colors. The very strong magnet works as a sandwich so it is easy to apply them just about anywhere!

New to the arena of art and craft, O’Brien considers himself an inventor. “I’m pretty new to the art thing,” O’Brien says, “I just make stuff I think is cool”. Certainly, I had to introduce this creative thinker to the crew. He has other interesting, upcoming projects that he is working on in his studio, so keep your eye on Kelly O’Brien and show some love for your local artists by visiting his site in progress.

By Jessica Rios-Almanza
Published February 10, 2011
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