Agate Art

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Corinna blogs at For My Love Of. There, she shares an idea for creating art from nature. In Corinna’s case, she had some beautiful agate slices leftover from another craft project.

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Inexpensive Wall Art from a Calendar

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Taryn of Design, Dining + Diapers has been decorating her daughter’s bedroom.  She found an excellent source for inexpensive art when she repurposed an old calendar.

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Antlers, Pallets, and a Picture Frame

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At her blog, Roubinek Reality, Jamie admits that she had antlers in her house before they were cool.  Married to a hunter, “I fought it for a long time and had rules about where they could be hung and how many. But recently, his antler collection he’s had in the garage has started to grow on me,” she explains.

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Discarded Wall Art Goes Glam with Feathers

vintage wall art embroidered geese

When Bethany of Pitter and Glink spotted this framed goose embroidery art, she was drawn to it for two reasons.  First, her grandmother loved geese.  And second, oval frames are hard to come by!  She snatched this one right up for 50 cents, gees and all.

vintage wall art embroidered geese

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Aircraft Turbine Parts to Mirror Art

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Jen blogs at Decor Sanity.  While thrifting one day, she came across these metal industrial rings.  Jen was fascinated, realizing that, “They are both turbine pieces, part of the engine on an airplane.”

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Thrift Art to Chic Art

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April blogs at House by Hoff.  She came across one of these framed sampler prints at one Goodwill store…and then found the exact same print at a different Goodwill!  What are the chances?

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Assemblage Art Angels

Petticoat Junction hardware before

Kathy from Petticoat Junktion has shown us her amazing collection of vintage hardware before.  Let’s check in and see what her latest fun project is, using pieces from her collection.

Petticoat Junction hardware before

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Newspaper Canvas Art

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Wall décor can be pricey, so I always love DIY art that doesn’t cost much (if anything at all). This newspaper wall canvas by Dom at Crafted isn’t only inexpensive to create, it’s also a green craft that repurposes newspaper. Dom created her artwork by twisting strips of newspaper into little rosettes and gluing them {…Read More…}