DIY Wall Art
I love to see artwork up on the walls, but I don’t particularly enjoy purchasing something that doesn’t have any meaning to me or my family. So our walls have been somewhat bare for awhile, but I’m gradually working on it.
This wall art we have had for a long time–before we had a digital camera. My mom has a particularly artistic eye and I knew she could get some great shots for us to hang up, so I bought a roll of 35 mm film and asked for some wall art. This is what she came up with and I love it.
This barn was about a mile from the house I grew up in. I love to have a piece of the area frozen in time–this barn is now surrounded by several houses and has been updated.
I did some updating of my own before these were hung up.
And then waited for them to dry. And waited. And waited some more. After 24 hours of waiting I began to think I coated them too heavily. But the temperatures were in the 90s that day and the next, and it was pretty humid. I did some research on Google for the problem. One possible solution was a thin coat of polyurethane. So I got out some quick dry I had on hand already.
Which did not quickly dry. Two days later and still tacky, I stuck them in a row with a fan on them for about 24 hours. That helped, but I had to do it another 24 hours after moving them around so the remaining tacky parts got hit with the breeze.
But I am quite pleased with the final affect, which you have seen in the bench photos, but here it is again:
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