The house has gone to the crows. They are slowly taking over and have moved into the bedroom. Now I really feel like I’m living and sleeping in a rendition of Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds.’
Here was the previous artwork:
The previous “art” is actually the sample images that came with the frames…It worked for a little while since the bare space was driving me up the wall…see what I did there…and I couldn’t find anything I liked. There are two things that I love: easy projects, and burlap (okay, and mason jars). I have plenty of burlap around the house, and some within very close range. Like the table I was working at.
I cut a piece of burlap from the table runner (which was extra long anyway) and created 4 square pieces. I picked up the burlap bag from a coffee shop in Nashville, TN for $5 a few years ago. And this is my fourth project with that single bag.
I used the same cheat that I used in the Paint Chip Butterfly Project where I took the sample image already in the frame and flipped it over to use as a white background. I used the matte and a sqaure to help keep the paper from slipping, and the sqaure also helped me measure when I glued down the burlap. I sprayed the back of each burlap with 3M Spray Ahesive I already had on hand to keep it from moving around. I wanted the burlap to be more permanent since I have future plans for these. I then added the crows and placed a small piece of scotch tape on the back of the bird which would make it easy to remove later.
Another easy and quick Halloween project…that may cause some nightmares.
Not that you asked, but the bedroom needs some serious attention. Like pillows, a texture-y throw blanket, and that ceiling fan up top really needs to be dusted…or painted. And once I pop these birds out of the frames I was thinking of painting a letter on each…maybe white or bring another pop of color back to that wall. This is why the house will forever evolve…