Thursday, July 16, 2009

Seagulls


So when my roommate moved out she left six or so blue metal panels in the basement. I kept them because I figured I could do something crafty with them, and if I never did then an easy trip to the Goodwill would dispose of them. Flipping through a catalog, most likely Pier 1 or Pottery Barn I found a cool art print of a bike stencil that spanned to large square panels. Inspiration hit and I knew I could stencil something large on two or three of these panels to create some sort of art. My current house has lots of empty wall space so I knew I could find a spot for them. I have a slight obsession with seagulls so I found a cool seagull stencil, taped an outline on the panels and started painting away. It only took an afternoon and I had a brand new piece of art. We decided to hang it about the bed as a mock headboard.

(please ignore dead husband in the picture I was planning on disposing of the body later today)

3 comments:

  1. Very nice! Nate does not look too good!

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  2. Very nice way to repurpose and to decorate! How very creative! Thanks for sharing and for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. :-)

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