Friday, February 22, 2013

Empty Frame Gallery Wall

I've finally added a bit of decoration to our master bedroom walls:

Most of the frames I already had (isn't amazing how many random frames you collect over the years?). I wound up buying the 3 biggest ones at Goodwill for less than $10 total. I gave each a good priming (especially the wood ones, they were the hardest to cover) then sprayed all but the one with Rustoleum Metallic Champagne Mist spray paint (same stuff I used on my foot-of-the bed bench).


I used Rustoleum Berry Pink Spray Paint on the "accent" frame for some pop and to match the flowers in the canvas photo.

I laid the frames on the floor to get an idea of how I wanted them. Then I cut out paper templates of each frame and hung them with painters tape so I could see exactly what it would look like before I starting putting nails in my wall. I wound up trying a few different options before I found one I was satisfied with.  Then I just nailed right through the paper... no measuring involved!  I wish I had hung them a tad bit lower, but it will have to do as is!
 
 
Next up - some art for the wall behind our couch in the family room!
 
How are you all doing with decorating?  Any fun new ideas?  I love seeing pictures of rooms as they evolve so please share!

 
 

5 comments:

  1. Nice Colette, you have a very good vision. I've thouhgt about doing something similar once our house is finished.

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  2. check you out.......Nice girl......Love it !!

    I love my bathroom decor, it just doesnt take pictures well or i would post them. Other than that, these walls are so damn large, its hard to get a vision!

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    1. Post some bathroom pics!! I know what you mean about the large walls... I thought I had a great idea for behind the couch in our family room, but when I executed it, it looked so small on that giant wall. :/

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  3. Colette, you have great creative skills! Awesome! It is an absolute pleasure to see people's different gifts and talents. YOU ROCK!

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  4. Love it! My daughter has something similar on her walls...I will try and get a picture, but she actually has "frames" painted and then pictures, too. Had no idea when she was trying to explain it to me, but looks great.

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