Easy, Fun Family Art Project
I thought about buying something to go on the wall of my fancy new bathroom but couldn’t stand the thought of spending any more money. (Just call me cheap.) Then, the brilliant thought came into my brain: make something! (This may be a natural first thought for some, but I am a slow learner, so bear with me.)
I started with two old canvass paintings that have been stuck in the closet and figured I could just re-purpose them. (Come to think of it, I’ve seen some wall art at Goodwill and am now planning a trip to clear the shelves and put those unwanted canvasses to work.)
If I was more of a professional type, I probably would have done something to prep or prime the canvass for reuse. But, since I’m somewhat of an impetuous fool, I just slapped some coordinating stripes on there.
I used turquoise-y, orange-y, beige-y and gray because I had those colors available due to some Fall decorating and above-mentioned super-cheap bathroom makeover.
Then, I let them dry overnight.
Next, the fam took turns making dots with our pointers. It kinda reminded me of date night at Pinot's Palette. Only with a kid. And no wine.
Little fingerprints at the top and larger ones at the bottom. You can’t really tell they are fingerprints, but we know. I guess it’ll just be a sneaky little family secret. Another secret is that the "before" Dollar Store Vase makeover is sitting on the table (shhhh!!).
We used turquoise, gray and white dots.
And, because everything looks better when it sparkles, I used my good ol' Mod-Podge and some gold glitter to jazz it up. Just a bit, though because too much is, well too much.
We like the finished product and think the picture doesn't do it justice. :) Peace, love and happy crafting- M
Aha! Moment photo credit: pixabay
Other photos are mine... all mine!
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Hi! My name is Melinda. I'm a saved-by-grace-er, lifelong learner, INFJ, health & fitness trynabe, Mom, #vanlifer, mental health vlogger, and Director & Clinical Supervisor at a Child & Family Therapy Practice in Northern California.
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