Today, I’m NOT sharing a project for Trash to Treasure Tuesday.
Are you seeing a theme here? No, not the UGLY PLANT theme. Here’s another painted plate, only square this time, with aqua accents. The box on the right was $.50 at the Goodwill. It was a Christmas item, so I just added paint and the same stencil that’s on the plate.
This stuff is all unaltered thrift store goodies. I like to add the greenery for some texture (this stuff is better than those other plants), and vary the shapes. I also vary the height of the objects, it’s just more interesting to look at that way.
More Goodwill stuff. Probably $4.00 total here, people. I did have to paint the star, so I guess that adds a nickel or so.
Here are my TOP FOUR TIPS FOR DECORATING THAT SPACE “UP THERE”:
- Decide on a color scheme and start looking for items that either match, or can be painted to match. Don’t look for perfection, unless your friends have ladders.
- Vary the texture. Use plants (but please find some better than mine), baskets or other rough textured items to balance out the smooth stuff.
- Vary the height. If all of your items are similar in size, set some pieces on small boxes or pieces of scrap wood to elevate them.
- Put stuff up there you like to look at. My space doesn’t look “professionally” done, but it makes me happy, and isn’t that what it’s all about?
All right, enough about me ladies. Link up those projects!
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