Tuesday, April 6, 2010

apartment art: bedroom mini collages

this project started out as something completely different {as most crafty projects do} but i like how it turned out.
detail shots:


they're little wooden tiles {3 3/4'' X 3 3/4''} that were originally covered by bright flowery designs. cute, but not my style.


so i turned them into little mini collages. covered them with a healthy dose of modge podge.


and then added all kinds of other buttons and extras.


much more my style.



after they were done i had to figure out how to mount them. i decided to chop up some wine corks that i had and glued one on top and bottom. weird, but it totally works! the nail sticks into the top cork and they stand 1/2" off the wall.
 


i lined them up vertically and hung them next to the bedroom door frame.
and don't forget to sign up for the may day basket exchange! {one more week to sign up!}

10 comments:

  1. Very creative. I love the old school bike on the first.

    I just signed up for the basket exchange too.

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  2. Those are adorable, my dear! LOVE!

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  3. super cool and totally original! The idea to use corks for hanging--very clever. I like the idea that there is space between the wall and the tile for added depth.

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  4. Saw your comment on pen.ny & wanted to pop over to say hi!

    love your title image! you should come to East Nashville for our annual tomato festival. you would love it!

    I’m hosting a giveaway for a Vintage Ring that I think you might like – would love for you to check it out!
    www.wild-and-precious.com

    xo, blair

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  5. oh great. now matt's going to be like, "you know those tiles in angie's bedroom? well, you should make those AND ones like her bathroom." thanks, friend...

    (ha... i love these so much! i can't figure out if the second one is my favorite, or the 3rd with trees. probably the trees... because, well, you know me!)

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  6. Oh gosh, those are totally darling!

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  7. Angie, you are so wonderfully talented. I just want to visit and take lessons from you -- I'd love to be crafty, but I don't know how.

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  8. I see Anthro catalogs! You're so awesome :)

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  9. I'll be linking this on Saturday! :)

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