DIY Foam Core Framed Canvas & Sharpie Art

DIY Foam Core Framed Canvas & Sharpie Art

I think it is save to say I love hand script sharpie art.  There is something about it, I just love.  And in this case, I also love that I came with up with an idea for a DIY Framed Canvas.

They say that necessity is the mother of all invention – well I think the need for instant gratification is the mother of all craft and DIY ideas.

I recently had this idea to create a framed canvas – but there was one problem, I only had a small canvas in my stash and there was so much snow outside, heading to the craft store was a challenge.

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What a Wonderful World

What a Wonderful World

Do you have certain memories that no matter how old they are – they are still vividly clear?

I remember being on an Amtrak train, heading south towards a Connecticut train station.  We were going through the naval yard.

I was returning home from visiting my boyfriend for the weekend in New Hampshire.  My mom wouldn’t let me drive the trip from New Jersey to New Hampshire, so train travel it was.

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Ten Minute Decorating ideas – Interchangeable Art

Ten Minute Decorating ideas – Interchangeable Art

Hello sweet friends – today I am sharing a super fun and crazy easy 10 Minute Decorating Idea.  This time we are talking about interchangeable art.

I have been wanting to rework my bookcase shelves forever – they have just not been working for me.  So, instead of being overwhelmed by the whole project, I just did one shelf – actually two.

But this doesn’t need to be a bookcase – it can be on a tabletop, a shelf – or the old fashioned way of on a wall.  The secret is to pick or make a frame that you love – and then change the art out as your mood changes.  It is a perfect way to quickly perk up a room.

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Ten Minute Decorating ideas – Interchangeable Art

Ten Minute Decorating ideas – Interchangeable Art

Hello sweet friends – today I am sharing a super fun and crazy easy 10 Minute Decorating Idea.  This time we are talking about interchangeable art.

I have been wanting to rework my bookcase shelves forever – they have just not been working for me.  So, instead of being overwhelmed by the whole project, I just did one shelf – actually two.

But this doesn’t need to be a bookcase – it can be on a tabletop, a shelf – or the old fashioned way of on a wall.  The secret is to pick or make a frame that you love – and then change the art out as your mood changes.  It is a perfect way to quickly perk up a room.

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DIY Wall Art

DIY Wall Art - Yardstick Star

I created this project for Christmas originally, but I think it is perfect for year round.  Of course, you will have to excuse that all of the pictures are from Christmas time - but you get the idea!

A DIY star made from yardsticks - an easy and quick DIY wall art project.

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DIY Tutorial: Vintage Yardstick Arrow

DIY Tutorial: Vintage Yardstick Arrow

  

Some of my favorite projects never end up how they start – and my vintage yardstick arrow is one of those projects.

You see, I was working on my new gallery wall for our office.  I already shared the printer’s box word art I created.

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Printer's Box Word Art

Printer's Box Word Art

 Sometimes projects are really hard and time consuming.

But this project – Printer’s Box Word Art – was as easy as it gets.

The only time consuming part was figuring out the easiest way to do it.

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