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DIY Idea: High-Impact, Low-Cost Wall Art!

by on Jul 13, 2011

When I first spotted this image on Flickr, I fell in love with the idea immediately.  What a beautiful installation this would make in a guest room, living room, or even the master bedroom!  It’s soft and whimsical, crafty and nostalgic all at the same time.  Can you guess what it’s made of?  

Christine of CityPix snapped this image in a local cafe, inspired by the simplicity and beauty of the wall installation.  Adapting this concept into your own home decor would be a piece of cake!  But first, what materials would you need??  Give up?  This charming piece of wall art is made from large orange thumbtacks, paper doilies, and cupcake liners!  (All available for cheap, cheap, cheap at craft or even dollar stores.)

So, what do you guys think of this idea?  Would you try something similar in your own home?  Share all your thoughts, ideas, and comments below!

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  1. I’ve been saving up toilet paper rolls for another diy project, but I think they could work for something like this, too! Easier to dust, albeit gently, though you’d have to paint them.  This is gorgeous, though, thanks for posting! Makes my heart sigh with happiness looking it.