Sunday, June 17, 2012

Something New...Something Blue

I've been so busy creating my garden art and have enjoyed every minute of it....but I've been eager to try a few new projects, too.  Here is my newest non-garden art.  I want to try my hand at several craft items involving paper in all or part of the creation.

In this wall decor I crumpled tissue paper to use as the background.  I glued it to mat board cut to fit two thrift store wood frames that I painted blue.  Then I cut six white silk flowers in half and glued them at the tops of the tissue-covered mat board so they appear to be peeking out from under the frame.  Tiny rhinestones sparkle as flower centers.  I had found two Wedgewood plaques in a local thrift store.  I glued each one inside a frame onto the tissue paper covered background.  The one in the oval shape frame is off center for a little added interest. Hope that makes sense.  I put two screw eyes and picture wire onto the back of each frame  and they're ready to hang.

I plan to try lots of other paper crafts when summer is over and there's less demand for garden art so stay tuned.  


  1. Love it! The crumpled paper looks really good and I love the blue frames. The flowers and rhinestones really give a nice finishing touch.

  2. What a cool idea! Love the way they turned out! Wedgewood is one of my favorites!