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Meet Heather Mullins of Après Ski Jewelry in City Park

Meet Heather Mullins of Après Ski Jewelry in City Park

June 16th, 2020 Today we’d like to introduce you to Heather Mullins. Thanks for sharing your story with us Heather. So, let’s start at the begi...
Après Ski Jewelry: Skis transformed into jewelry

Après Ski Jewelry: Skis transformed into jewelry

Heather Mullins at Après Ski Jewelry transforms old skis into fun, colorful earrings, necklaces and coasters. When we found out about Heather, we knew we had to transform an old pair of Wagner Skis into custom accessories. Check out this video footage of the transformation process and read our interview with Heather at wagnerskis.com.
2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $50

2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $50

Gift Guide 2019: How to Use Colors to Impress Your Loved Ones This Year

Gift Guide 2019: How to Use Colors to Impress Your Loved Ones This Year

Let color show you the way this holiday season.

The right color can sway your mood, change a room, and even transform a gift from “Thanks” to “Wow, I love it!” So as we put together our annual lineup of Colorado-made presents...

Made in Colorado: Dolls, Decadent Desserts & More

Made in Colorado: Dolls, Decadent Desserts & More

While studying at the Art Institute of Chicago, Heather Mullins started repurposing materials into furniture about five years ago. She came across a pair of skis and made a table, but realized they were an even better material for earrings. “The scraps from the skis were the prettiest scraps I’d seen,” Mullins says. “The insides were really interesting.”
Apres Ski Jewelry: A Second Life for Used Skis

Apres Ski Jewelry: A Second Life for Used Skis

When you truly love your gear, there’s no easy way to say goodbye.

I loved my Salomon Rockettes until the topsheets were splintered, the bases were gouged, and the edges were duller than a spoon. 

Woman In The Wild: Heather Mullins

Woman In The Wild: Heather Mullins

 

As part of Outdoor Project's Women In the Wild series this summer, I have had the honor of working with outdoor women from all over the industry to dig a bit deeper into who they are, how they got to where they are now, how they approach the outdoors, and more. These women are all rad in their own right, regardless of where they come from, what they look like, or how "badass" they might be.
Jewelry Company Gives a New Meaning to the Phrase Après-Ski While providing Skis With a New Life

Jewelry Company Gives a New Meaning to the Phrase Après-Ski While providing Skis With a New Life

Social media fascinates me. You post something, people like it, and next thing you know, you are insta-friends.  Read more on All About Apres Blog 
The life-changing magic of re-purposing gear: The Alaskan art of frugality

The life-changing magic of re-purposing gear: The Alaskan art of frugality

Luc Mehl looks at a map of Alaska the way a carpenter looks at a stack of 2x4s, or the way Heather Mullins sees a pair of old skis. To Luc, the topo lines of his home state are filled with possibilities to see things in a new light. He looks at his gear in the same way.
The Perfect Gift For Ladies Who Rip -- Jewelry Made From Skis

The Perfect Gift For Ladies Who Rip -- Jewelry Made From Skis

This Christmas don’t settle for a pair of ski socks and a bottle of wine for that special lady in your life. Show her you care by giving her a piece of jewelry that is true to the ski bum way.
Reuse is a radical act: Protect our winters by giving old skis a shiny second life

Reuse is a radical act: Protect our winters by giving old skis a shiny second life

Big names like Patagonia, REI, and Outside Magazine are giving us more options to find reused and recycled gear this year. We can make a big impact by reducing our consumption and re-using existing products and materials. For the past few years, Heather Mullins has been re-imagining the beauty of retired skis. Tinkering in her studio a few seasons ago, she discovered a way to give skis a second life by transforming them into wearable works of art.