i should be mopping the floor: Kids' Artwork Gallery Frame

Monday, February 6, 2012

Kids' Artwork Gallery Frame


Every Tuesday morning, I head over to my friend Jill's house for a small group Bible study. While that's a whole other post on what an amazing study we're doing, I'm here to tell you that Jill has some ADORABLENESS going on in her house. She has several of these precious art displays around for her kids' artwork. So, in true girlfriend fashion....I copied her. 


Which brings me to the WHY I was in desperate need of an artwork display. Those sweet boys were starting to Magic tape their masterpieces on anything. The final straw was when the oldest taped something to his paper-bag treatment walls...AND PAPER BAG CAME RIGHT OFF WITH IT.
{Eyeroll}. 


We've had this frame forever...can't even remember what was in it last. But it was time for the gold & black to say adios.

I spray painted it red.

And since I have no muscles to speak of, the hubs stapled in twine for me. 
Nothing fancy...plain old twine.

We hung it...grabbed some clothespins...and called it good.

My FAVORITE piece of artwork. 
(This is a manger scene underneath...but, I have no doubt that you recognized it right off!)









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9 comments:

  1. What a sweet idea! It makes the artwork more prominent and your walls more organized. Win-win!

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  2. Great idea! I'm always looking for cute ways to display all of the artwork that comes home. Visiting from Tip Junkie. I love the name of your blog...it's the story of my life!

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  3. I love this! I am definitely going to have to do this for my house! It beats taping artwork to my wall for sure!

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  4. Wow - love the red color on the frame and I love the idea behind this!! It's so easy and versatile!

    Thanks for sharing this on the Take it on Tuesday blog hop. I'm your newest follower! I'm going to pin this!

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  5. I absolutely love children's drawing. What a fun way to highlight them. I try not to link back to my site in comments, but I don't know if you saw these kids cards we did http://www.meaningfulmama.com/2012/01/day-30-childrens-art-cards.html. I just thought you could do some really great cards with the stuff I see above.

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  6. Cute! I love the creative ideas for kids' artwork, and especially when they use stuff from around the house.

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  7. That is a super cute idea. Will have to remember when the grandkids start to come. Mine would die if I went back and pulled out some of their art work from 10-12 years ago. But I have kept it,so it might be a cool way to decorate my office space.
    Thanks for linking up!!

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  8. What a great idea! I would love it if you would share at our sharing party at http://craftymomsshare.blogspot.com/2012/02/sharing-saturday-6.html. Thank you!

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  9. Darline Idea! Love this!!! Thanks for sharing at my party!!! Happy Valentine's Day!!! XO, Aimee

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