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« on: June 09, 2010 07:25:33 AM »

Ok so I collect 'stuff'' small plastic things, odd earrings, parts off my old clock. If its small and cute its 'mine'  I also visit the recycling center quite a lot that has lots of stuff which is factory waste................Its dangerous place for the creative amongst  us.

For years I have been adding to my stash and decided I had to 'do' something so i went to Ikea and bought 36 small boring frames  5 x 7 inches in size. I wanted to make each frame decorated in a different way using not only my stash of stuff but also the ideas that have been buzzing about in my head for a long time.

I call this one Amsterdam beacause i live in Holland where there are millions of bycycles....

side view of bicycles

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completed and on the wall

I covered a piece of MDF in a sheet of tin from the recycling center and then attached a small piece of tin to the back of each frame with some small but very strong magnets and so I can rearrange the frames and remove the pics and put new ones in etc.........

Thanks for looking and any comments or tips are very welcome. Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2010 07:48:57 AM »

I am beyond impressed, there is so much to look at!
This is an inspired idea beautifully executed, and did I say wow!

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« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2010 08:59:15 AM »

Wow! That is impressive.

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« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2010 09:51:08 AM »

Wow, how long did this take you? They look very striking all grouped together.

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« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2010 10:04:18 AM »

Thanks for the replies folks......... Grin

This project has taken me a couple of months on and off. I use craft as a sort of relaxation technique and so i drift along in my own sweet time...I didn't want to rush and i re arranged a million times and once again this morning but i'm justhappy that i can do this now that they are attached with magnets.

I like them together too and i often think that when i see stuff i like in shops........I'll have to buy one of each colour to get the same effect at home Shocked lol.


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« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2010 11:32:24 AM »

This is so cool! Really great idea!

« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2010 03:13:25 PM »

These, it? not sure since technically they're all part of a whole, are so awesome.

Very cool concept.

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« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2010 08:14:21 PM »

WOW! That's amazing!

« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2010 02:13:36 PM »

WOW! That's amazing!

These, it? not sure since technically they're all part of a whole, are so awesome.

This is so cool! Really great idea!

Glad you liked them, They took a ages to make because I took my time but they were easy to make and for me I love that I still own all my clutter but now it's a bit more organised plus I can see it all unlike when it was in boxes under the bed. Roll Eyes


« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2010 07:18:23 PM »

What a great way to display different things you like.  I especially love that they can be moved around.
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