I like it to be big, and I like it to have a unobtrusive color scheme.
And it helps if the art adds a touch of whimsy to the space.
Have you ever noticed old prints where the originally true reds turn maroon and the blues turn a tawny brown? Yeah, that’s aging.
|For women of a certain age, these patterns are nostalgic. When the paper is |
glued down as art, a man might assume they are part of a mechanic's manual.
- Large frame with glass, ready for hanging
- Sheets of copy paper
- Glue stick
- School glue
- Brush for glue and container for mixing it
- Assortment of old dress patterns
- Vinyl letters and numbers (optional)
|The faded print or controversial photo gets a clever cover-up that could be temporary.|
|I use school glue, but you might prefer Modge Podge. They both make collages easy|
|The finished collage has all the appeal of an old map, but without the specifics.|
|Letters and numbers add impact and interest. Use as many as you like, or none at all.|
|What was a dated, faded Asian image has become a snazzy piece of modern art.|