Old Windows into ‘Novel Creations’

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I love to use old and reclaimed items in home decor projects. Here is another fun and easy wall art idea for you to try this holiday season.

I had some old windows lying around and decided to make some wall decor for my craft room/library using them.

I LOVE Pride and Prejudice, always have and always will. So it was fitting that I used quotes from the book to add to my windows. These were really simple to make and I will walk you through the entire process in this tutorial post.

To start we’re going to need some windows. The older the better. Don’t worry if the wood is a little split. Just give them a good cleaning and we’re ready to get started.

Next up I used the Tim Holtz Distress Inks to give some character and depth to the windows. Just rub the colors you like on the sides, both inside and out and some on the front of the Continue reading

A Canvas of Book Covers – Easy Wall Art in an Evening

book covers

The holiday season is fast approaching and we are all looking for easy gift ideas and ways to liven up our decor for the holiday parties and entertaining coming up. I love seeing my walls full and happy. I have never believed in leaving them empty anyway. I got this fun idea when I started re-modelling my craft room/library.

I wanted the walls to reflect both my crafty pursuits and the fact that I love to read.

Here is what I did with a simple canvas and postcards that can be found on Amazon. You can browse different postcard selections, I chose the Postcards by Penguin to make my Continue reading