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Topic: Ugly Yardsale Find Becomes Bedroom Artwork  (Read 689 times)
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Ashleyfitz
« on: March 31, 2013 06:50:19 PM »

Hey all!
 
We inherited a huge sleigh bed that made our old bedroom wall art look like dollhouse furniture. I found a 1980's/1990's art piece in an old barn sale that had a good base. It's frame was sturdy and the backing was strong. It also already had all of the necessary brackets for mounting. I decided to cover the entire thing with fabric (rather than frame the fabric. All you need for the project is the item you're covering, staple gun, staples, and fabric. I used a little over two yards of fabric to cover the 5 foot by 4 foot piece. I stapled the fabric directly to the frame. Be careful to not pull the fabric too tight or in a certain direction, especially if you are using a geometric fabric. This will make it look messy.

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Whole tutorial can be found here: http://ashleyfitz.wordpress.com/2013/03/17/questionable-taste-becomes-art-re-doing-artwork/
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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2013 03:46:42 PM »

What a great transformation!
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« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2013 05:19:47 AM »

thank heavens you covered up that 'wonderful' piece of 'art'.  Wink Cheesy   It looks great now!
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