Massive scale wall artwork could be troublesome to supply at an affordable worth. On this tutorial I’ll share methods to make a body for an affordable wall mural for below $50!
Tea staining is a venture I’ve at all times needed to strive. The chance arose with a tapestry that I bought – I anticipated to be extra aged once I ordered it, however it didn’t precisely posses the classic vibe I had in thoughts. So I attempted tea staining the material, and LOVED the outcomes.
The mirror above our mantel could be very sensible – however I’ve by no means appreciated it, so I need to cowl it up. The mirror emphasizes our unfinished touchdown upstairs. As a substitute of disposing of the mirror (my household likes it) I assumed I might strive masking it up with some DIY artwork.
I discovered these tapestries on Society6 which assist freelance artists. The tapestry sizing was good for our mantel venture. However the cloth could be very new, pure white.
I used about 5 teabags that I already had available. I did it twice, and it made the whole canvas look barely aged. I dried it on our deck railing outdoors and shook off any tea leaves that obtained unfastened within the course of.
As soon as dry I ironed the tapestry. Then I constructed a easy body utilizing a Kreg jig. Should you missed it, here’s a fast video tutorial (I did this utilizing a bathe curtain on a earlier venture).
This course of emulated an aged, classic vibe! However as soon as it was up, my household missed the mirror 🙂
Should you want cheap artwork, this value below $50, and it’s nearly 55″ x 60″! Not unhealthy for outsized artwork!
Thanks for following alongside…and when you missed it, you’ll want to learn extra about our basement accent wall (the artwork could find yourself within the basement in some unspecified time in the future, too!)