Springtime in Art



With the change in seasons, I am inspired to change around some wall art in the house. Since we moved in I have had embroidery hoops with vintage fabrics hanging in our hallway. Now, 3 years later, I am kind of ready to move on. So down came the embroidery hoops and I went hunting around the studio for something else to hang there. I found a wooden frame that I had bought for $3 at a thrift store (forever ago). I took out the 1980's country duck picture and put in its place a scrap piece of embroidered flowers on linen that I bought several years ago at an antique store for $2. I painted and distressed the frame pink...there is so much testosterone in this house, I needed some feminine touches...and voila! some new spring art for the wall.




Also in my studio was a large blank canvas, again, that I bought at the thrift store a while back (oh how I love my thrifty buys!) Now that this painting is done I think it serves as a great homage to the upcoming Royal wedding! The fun take on the British flag was inspired by a page I had torn from a Boden catalog. Again, slightly more feminine than usual ~ but I'm liking the spring floral feel going on right now.



4 comments:

  1. I just love crafty, thrifty things. Your art is beautiful. Thanks for inspiring me. I need to springify my home too!!

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  2. Beautiful Megan! Love your bold colors...so inspiring :)

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  3. Love them - I think I had the same image torn out of my Boden catalog - only I will never be painting it -your painting is beautiful!!

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  4. that pink frame is smashing! i re-painted some cream, but they didn't thrill. i'm thinking a second coat...

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