Instant Art

If you have a little corner that is dull and needs a lift, try out these creative and cost-effective decor ideas:

  • Create your own art in no time by surrounding scraps of wrapping paper, wallcovering or even fabric remnants with a mix of different frames in various sizes but matching colours for a harmonious assemblage. 
  • Blow up photographs of favourite flowers, outdoor scenes or weather events to hang on a family-room wall.  To add even more interest, cut the enlargement in sections and hang them separately as a triptych.
  • Use a flower press to dry leaves and ferns.  Attach them to card stock and frame.  A multiple display adds a surprisingly graphic punch to a simple shelf arrangement.
  • Copy landscape plans from garden books and use them to paper a wall.
  • Accessorize with garden-inspired items.  Frame vintage seed packets or pages from an old book of botanical drawings.

Turn your trash to treasure, and don't let your leftovers waste away in the landfill.  :)

Julie D. Martin

Julie D. Martin

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CENTURY 21 Home Realty Inc., Brokerage*
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