For many years the kids have been taping all of their paintings, poems and paraphernalia onto the blank wall in the kitchen/dining room. It's a little haphazard looking, but we are a house full of kids, so it seemed fitting. However, I saw a picture on pinterest a while ago that inspired me to try something new. I picked up a few frames at the share shed and Value Village to add to the one I already had and a few pots of Benjamin Moore sample colours (plus white paint I had) and this is what I've come up with.
I love white but I have a new love for red, so I thought I would add a little fun with colour.
These frames have been waiting for over a month now for me to feel brave enough to punch nail holes in the wall and try arranging them. David (who's home sick-ish) and I laid them out on the floor first to get a feel for it, then I started hammering away. I am debating about putting some cork or chicken wire in the frames to make it easier for the kids to add their works (and to hide the wire), but for today I am digging them empty....
I will probably add a few more smallish white ones eventually, but I wanted to try it out and see how we like it. Keep your eyes out for some neat frames - the wooden ones are often at yard sales and junk shops. What do you think??