i am really excited about my new diy.
a long, long time ago i snagged this nice big framed painting from a local salvation army. i never intended to keep the painting, but i adored the huge frame. unfortunately, time got away from me, and i never did anything with the painting.
eventually it became a joke among our friends. we called it the "nerf ball painting," because it really looked like there was a nerf ball sitting in with the fruit.
i went back and forth with ideas. i had one idea planned but wasn't sold on it. then, just a few days ago, i came across this idea on pinterest and i loved it.
i did a few things differently. instead of using pages from a book, i used newspaper pages. instead of using permanent marker to make the tree silhouette, i used black acrylic paint. and i also decided to make it seasonal...
for instance: notice the birdies?
they match well with the wonderful weather lately.
in the fall i'll probably incorporate some fall leaves.
christmas it will definitely adorn lights.
this will be fun.