Hey Friends! I have some exciting news to share with you. I’ve been keeping this under wraps for months now, and am so thrilled to be able to finally reveal that I was filmed for a DIY segment with ABC.
If you are visiting from Live Well Network/ ABC, WELCOME!
ABC came to my house this past Spring, set up their cameras, wired me with a mic ( I felt so official) , tested the lighting (I wish my home could always look the way it did under their lights), and rolled the cameras. The segment aired online at Live Well Network on August 31st (what a great birthday present) and on ABC network this past Saturday.
I don’t know about you, but more times than not, when it comes to wall art I can’t find what I’m looking for. So, why not create it?
Project 1: Grand Central Plaque
While in the subway system of New York City, I snapped a photo of the words “Grand Central” painted on the subway walls. I thought this would make the perfect sign for my command center at home.
I didn’t just want to frame it…I wanted something a little different. So, I decided to transfer the photo onto a wooden plaque.
If you already have a decoupage medium and photo transfer medium like Mod Podge carries, then this project will just cost you the few cents it takes to make a laser copy of your photo and the purchase of a wooden plaque.
You can find wooden plaques at any craft store. I bought mine at Hobby Lobby.
Project 2: $2 Ticket Box
If you have been following Mrs. Hines’ Class, I’ve been on a mission to make my house beautiful, one room at a time. For me, that means giving each room that wow factor, and having it really reflect who the Hineses are as a family.
Some of our favorite pastimes are watching movies, going to plays and listening to music. So, for my daughter’s teen lounge, I thought it would be really cute to have a “ticket box” displaying tickets, playbills, photos and other keepsakes from concerts, plays and movies that we have attended.
Project 3: Free Designer Bag Art
Save those department store and boutique bags! Have you noticed how beautiful the prints are?
The walls in my daughter’s room were looking a little bare. All I had to do was rummage through the shopping bags scattered across my daughter’s bedroom floor to find the perfect art for her walls. Better on the walls than on her floor.
I already had the frames on hand, so this project was free.
Needless to say, this was such an exciting opportunity for Mrs. Hines’ Class!
To watch the full segment and get complete tutorials on each of the projects, visit Live Well Network and type “Creative Wall Art” in the search box. Or use this link: Creative DIY Wall Art to go directly to the page on their website.
I’m sharing my art at Throwback Thursday.
See you in class,
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