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Here are some tips to keep reusing and at the same time, find new canvas!
-Look in your basement! The previous owners of our house left a whole bunch of wood that I've turned into canvasses. They are in all shapes and sizes and I've used it to paint on for artwork around the house and have given the small bits of wood away with a little painting I drew.
-Use newspaper as a backdrop to your artwork. Newspaper are great in that it captures a point in time. Imagine five years from now, looking at a painting you did with newspaper as the background. Remember when USB's were expensive and Blue-Ray was new? You can use cardboard, cover it in newspaper and then paint over the newspaper.
-Outdated decor items just need a new coat of paint! You can turn anything old and outdated into something new and mod.
*whatever you use to make your new creation, make sure it's eco-friendly!
I like to check the vintage store for framed hobbie art and paint those canvasses...and voila its already framed:)
Oh I never even thought of that :) I think my next project is taking an old lamp and repainting the base.
There are some crafts you can make with wine corks. And some decorating projects. My boyfriend is a bartender (part time) so I have collected a bunch.
Great idea Sofia Blue :) My goal is to make eco-friendly art projects as much as possible. Let's all post!
I've been saving wine corks too! I'm going to make a huge bulletin board with them!
Apologies if this isn't the appropriate discussion for this topic.I'm decorating my first apartment with my boyfriend and I've been trying to find artwork for the bedroom and living room. What is my best eco friendly option? Should I buy artwork from local artists, or art from yard sales? Should I buy artwork made out of recycled materials even if it is online and new? Where could I find these?