March 12, 2012

Framed Objects Wall

Back in the last craft room I had a wall of frames with a quote in them.  I wanted to reuse the frames in the new area, so I sprayed them all yellow and gray.  I decided to go for a bolder, more interesting layout this time around and I added objects.  Here's how it turned out.


We laid out the frames on the ground first.  I'm way too impatient to do the whole make-frames-out-of-paper-to-test-the-layout-thing.  Once we thought they looked good on the floor they made their way to the wall one by one.


After all the frames were up I started hunting for random objects to put in them.  I actually found everything that's in the frames at Hobby Lobby (over a few different visits though).



If you can wait a little bit, there's nothing that doesn't hit the 50% off sale at some point there.  This pointing hand was in the spring section, but it was attached to a post and meant for outdoors.  I noticed it could be unscrewed, though, so I bought it.  I really like it.  Rather fitting that it's pointing towards the clock.  I have to try not to loose track of time while crafting :)


I tried to keep all the objects black (with exception to the red knob that I'll probably paint), so there would be a bit of continuity to the wall.  I think it's important to have some continuity when you're doing something a little out of the box.

The bird cage came from my nieces wedding.


The box was what the projector (that I turned into a lamp) came in.  The round vase was $5-6 at TJ Max. The doily was my grandma's.


The Ikea shelving was something we already had in the dining room, but now it houses my fabric.


I am really excited about the way the wall turned out.  I'm glad I decided to try something different.


I have had so much fun designing this space and trying to do it inexpensively.  The room is almost complete now.  Just a couple little things to do and then I'll post the whole room.

Thanks for dropping in.

20 comments:

  1. Love your new idea! Great blog!

    Greetings from Hamburg, Germany!
    Heidi from Peanut's peanuts

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  2. I really love the arrangement of the frames. And I have to say, I like the one red doorknob. Just a little bit of the unexpected!

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  3. Gorgeous shade of yellow, gorgeous!

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  4. I love it! I have to agree with Melissa.... the unexpected little pop of red is very nice!
    And I must say, I am a little bit envious you have a craft room -- I do everything on our dining room table! lol

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  5. I love that yellow, what kind of paint/color did you use?

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    1. The yellow frames are sprayed painted with Golden Maize by Valspar, which is carried at Lowes.

      Cheri

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  6. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the frame wall!! The little pop of red is so great too!! I wouldn't change a thing! Can't wait to see the full reveal!! Good job!!

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  7. That's really fun. I was thinking of doing a frame wall with objects sometime, so it's great to see one and how cute it turned out! Love the color scheme too. :)

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  8. Cute! For some reason, this reminds me of the show Friends...the frame around their peephole!

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  9. Cute! Love the color.

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  10. Again LOVE LOVE LOVE! your sooo cool:)

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  11. LOVE this! The yellow is awesome! And I'm gonna have to head on over to Hobby Lobby :)

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  12. I too like the one red knob!

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  13. wow absolutely cool !
    can you come and do this for my wall as well? its perfect, exactly my style!!!
    enjoy your week, svenja

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  14. I love it! I want to try something like that in my living room!

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  15. Very cute, I love the big scissors. I do those walls the same way, can't stand to do all the prep work, just wing it, is what I always say!

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  16. Love this! I love the splash of red too!~ That was one of the first things that I noticed! Sure love your blog!

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  17. It looks awesome! I love the fun items you place in them. I have a frame gallery wall in my living room that I'm kinda sick of. I'm not sure if I'm brave enough to spray paint them yet :/

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  18. This is wonderful! I just love it! So glad to be your newest follower!
    -Molly
    thepoorsophisticate.blogspot.com

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