Hello all! It’s Sarah here from Thrifty Decor Chick! I am honored to be guest posting on Ucreate today! Kari asked me to share a craft project with you, and I just couldn’t resist sharing one of my all time favorite projects, which is also one of the easiest and cheapest I’ve done.
I have a serious obsession with Ballard Designs decor, but more often than I should probably admit, I find I can recreate their items on my own for a fraction of the price:
It bubbles up EVERY time I use it. It drives me batty. I bought a fun new tool to keep it from happening with this project, but in the end, I decided to just go with my trusty spray adhesive and it worked great!
This project is SOOOO easy and will take you about an hour to do. You’ll need 12×12 paper — I got this large book on sale awhile back for $9. But this would be even cheaper if you just bought the paper in singles:
I’ve seen this done on other blogs, and I think most people use canvases. I was being cheap — all the wood for this was less than $10. Total with the wood, paper and spray paint, this cost less than $25. The Ballard version is $200!:
My version for $25: