Monday, 6 June 2011

Another Easy Art Project & Completed Vignette

I was inspired when I saw this from Domestically Speaking

I really loved this pillow. But considering I can't sew, I knew this would be a no-go!

So I thought, maybe I could paint a starfish onto burlap and frame it. Easy art? So I did!

First, I traced a starfish I already have with chalk onto burlap. 

Then I painted a starfish with white acrylic paint on to the burlap. I kinda free-handed it.  It's not perfect. But is a starfish really perfect?

Then I framed it. Cute I thought!

Now I'll show you my completed summer vignette. If you remember it started with this:

And now it is this:

I added some rope along the tray and throughout the candles and shells. As well I added the wild grass and the sticks. The twine balls were added and the spray painted jars. Voila! It's complete! Do you like it?

I'd love to hear your comments!


  1. I like how you made it your own. Very ingenious idea! I was reading through some of your posts and you have some very cute ideas! I may have to "borrow" a few! Thanks so much for visiting!

  2. I think you need a trip to the beach! I love it.

  3. Super cute! I love simple! I am your newest follower---thank you for stopping by my blog so I could find yours!
    Jaime from Crafty Scrappy Happy

  4. I love it! You've found some great ways to bring the beach into decorating! I love using natural elements with real shells! ♥

  5. Very cute. Thanks for sharing with my newbie party.

  6. Great project and it looks great in combination with your beachy vignette.

    Have a great week!

  7. I love it! I may have to make one of my own. :)

  8. You've been busy! Love this project!

  9. this darling! so fresh and summery! the burlap adds so much character! thanks so much for linking this up to my tip-toe thru tuesday party! hope to see you next week!