The days when I went shopping for a piece or art are long, long gone! Not that I did it frequently, but yeah, I did it. Like the expensive couple of golden frames I bought for my living room, or this picture that I proudly kept above the mantel on my family room for more than five years.
Really, it stayed there all that time until I got the "decorating/diy bug" ;) The fireplace got a makeover and the infamous art was finally taken down.
I tried to sell it on Craiglist but it looks like nobody had that "great taste" :) Well, it got a new life and a welcome back into another room in the house. I like its size. It stayed on that wall in my living room for another year until I sent it to the basement last Christmas.
A couple of weeks ago it was transformed once again to decorate the dining room. It was one of those days when you feel like an artist ;) Three projects, the angels and two wall paintings!
For my new painting, I call it "the beans" art, I was inspired by a picture in a magazine, I don't recall the name of the magazine, I remember looking at that wall art in this picture and thinking..."hey, that's so easy, I can make it!"
The "beans" were drawn on paper and cut out -random sizes, big and skinny.
Four lines were drawn across the canvas, the beans were then traced and painted.
Finally, the lines were traced once again with a Sharpie.
High technique, right! :D -Sharpie, wall paint, kids Tempera paint... But hey, it works, I like its modern vibe!
It was done and it was easy! Time to pay attention to that table. The tablecloth is next ;)
I'm busy this week. Grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning and I have to set another table, I have some extra guests I need to see how to accommodate.
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