Today I want to share a way to make wall art from a charger. I shared with you in my DIY Sunburst Mirror post that I was redoing my bathroom. As you can see in these pictures my walls really needed some lovin’.
I had found these chargers at Target for $2.98. When I saw them I “knew” they would make a great foundation for a piece of art and thought they would go perfect with the colors in my bathroom.
Here’s how I did it.
I searched the internet for public domain prints that I could get for free. Here are two FABULOUS sites.
After deciding on the prints I wanted I uploaded them to Sam’s Club and had them printed.
I went downstairs to my scrap room and found 3 12 x 12 pieces of chipboard. I grabbed my can of Rust-oleum Brown Hammered paint and gave each piece of chipboard a coat of paint. I love the hammered affect on the chipboard. It adds texture.
Once the paint was dry I used a hot glue gun and glued the chipboard to the charger.
I then took my photo and using a tape runner I put the photo on the chip board.
Next I took some rope that I had in my craft stash and hot glued the rope on the edge of the chipboard.
Here are the 3 pieces all complete.
and here they are on the wall.
I love my new art with a total cost of $4.50.
3.00 for the charger
1.50 for each photo
I had the chipboard, paint, rope and glue.
I LOVE walking by the bathroom and admiring my new art work. I can’t wait to DIY the rest of the room.
Have you ever created wall art from something unconventional??
If you like this project, here are a couple more projects I did that might inspire you.
Thanks for stopping by. I’d love to have you follow along and subscribe to my RSS Feed or sign up to receive daily Emails delivered to your inbox . You can also follow along via Facebook.
(Visited 503 times, 1 visits today)