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Friday, September 6, 2013

Inexpensive Wall Decor

So you know about the living room. 

Dark and dreary.

And I showed you the new wall.

Now I will show you the tips and tricks and fun ways to do inexpensive wall decor.

Ok lets look a little closer

I showed you how I did the Chandelier.

Other fun things were..... the thrift store picture that I only wanted this frame for. But it was empty!
At Haven, Ballard Designs gave out these awesome butterfly push pins. I just stuck it in the wall.
What better way to display a butterfly?

and then there were the canvas mounted on the old shutter doors
I was in Hobby Lobby and found this awesome fabric. I like mixing vintage and contemporary together. 

I wanted to add some gold to the canvas to compliment the vintage mirrors I bought from a thrift store.

I cut the fabric and upholstered to the canvas with staples.

easy peasy

But the gold to add the gold?

I just wired an old piece of hardware I had to the center of the canvas. I didn't even care that the wire was visible.

I continued to add old pieces of spindles that I had. This became the backdrop for the TV and covered a blank wall with texture.

On the table to the left I already changed things up. I added books to give the meter some lift and color. Books are a great thing to decorate with. I looked for the color I needed and added it to the space.

I put twigs in a wicker vase and some dried coral flowers for color. I added my favorite garage sale find of an old electric meter to the table.
 I found this cool wicker basket a TJ Maxx that has a bee on it that matches the clock I made.  You can see a little of it in the mirror!

All little fixes that give interest to a dark boring space!!

Hope you got you brain working on ideas for you home. Sometimes its the easy things that give the biggest result.

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Cassie Bustamante said...

such a bright and happy space! love it!

Daniela @Frugal Aint Cheap said...

it's the small things that really add interest for sure.

Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

Hi Deneen,
You are such a clever and creative girl. Love all of your ideas and your room looks great. Love the chandelier.


Danni@SiloHillFarm said...

Glad to see this! I had forgotten that I wanted to try one of those fabric covered canvases! It's all so lovely Deneen! Nice job! Come do mine!