Blank space is more than a Taylor Swift song… it is something that inspires me to decorate!
For those of you who don’t know me very well yet, my DIY decorating usually also includes leveraging an upcycle idea or two. After staring at the blank wall for a few weeks now, I looked up and had enough. It was time to make use of a few picture frames I bought on clearance last fall and make my own artwork.
Supplies I collected at home:
- Empty Picture Frames
- Wrapping paper
- Patterned and plan cardstock paper
I had decided to go with a simple tribute to LOVE and envisioned 1 letter per frame. To start, I simply took apart the frames, as each store bought frame comes with backing and lovely candid photo. (No need to put those actors on display any longer!) I wrapped the cardboard backing with wrapping paper creating a common element across all 4 frames. I cropped some coordinating patterned paper to set the stage for each individual letter.
I then used my Cricut cutting machine to make 5′ letters from white cardstock. After some careful chalking along the edges, I tacked these letters to the patterned paper, and glued the patterned paper to the wrapping paper…. and TA-DA!
Listening to: 5th Harmony, “sledgehammer”
Drinking: Dunkin Donuts coffee to keep the momentum going on this long overdue project!