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DIY Artwork for the Guest Bathroom

Our new guest bath was looking a little pitiful without any artwork on the wall.  I generally like a simple design in bathrooms, but the blank wall above the toilet was a little too bare for my taste.

I already had some frames I knew I wanted to use, but I didn't know what I wanted to put in them.  I did, however, know that I wanted to put artwork in them and not personal photos.  And I knew I didn't want to spend a lot of money.

Then I remembered one of the casualties we suffered in our move--a 18 x 24 frame with the glass cracked right down the middle.  The artwork that was left in the frame just so happened to be in the color palette of our guest bath.  And it was an abstract print, so cutting it up wouldn't be an issue.  I immediately thought I could turn this one piece into the multiple pieces I needed for my frames.  Hello, free artwork!  I laid my mats on top of the print to figure out what sections I wanted to frame and began cutting. 

In the end, I was left with free, unique artwork and a more complete bathroom!


Before

After

Hooray!  One more thing crossed off my long "To Do" list!

Now that you've gotten a peak into one of our rooms, I'll be showing you more.  I've been snapping pictures all day and plan to finally share some shots of our new home in upcoming posts.  Thanks for your patience so far!

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