The Seahorse That Just Drifted In

Creative in Chicago has a “secret beach” where she and her husband go to collect bundles of driftwood.  Isn’t driftwood lovely?  I really like the muted shades and smooth feel of it.

Creative in Chicago driftwood before

Bringing the driftwood home, Creative came up with a pretty amazing new way to display her find.  She started by sketching a large shape–of a seahorse–onto cardboard.  She cut out the posterboard, and began fitting the sticks of driftwood onto it, glueing them down as she went.  The result was a this beautifully textural seahorse art that Creative promptly hung up on her wall!

Creative in Chicago driftwood after

View the tutorial for this driftwood art at Creative in Chicago.

Comments

  1. Jen says:

    That is impressive! I have seen other driftwood art pieces, but am really liking the seahorse. Very unique.

  2. MommaLuv says:

    Wow! Not really into beachy, sea-life style decor (such as starfish, seashells, etc.-although I do love going to the beach), but this is striking.

  3. Roseann says:

    WOW!!!!!!

  4. Judy says:

    I really love the horse, think it would be especially striking against a blue wall. . .

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