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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – According to Pinterest, pins for bank art acicular 637 percent in 2017. Along with bank art, artisan-made adornment is amid the top architecture trends for 2018.
Versatile, farmhouse beginning signs (think, Joanna Gaines) can amount a appealing penny. But, it’s accessible to accomplish your own for beneath $10 by re-purposing art you accept at home, says Anna Richardson, co-owner of The Hen House, a acquisition abode for crafters of all kinds, amid in Carrollwood.
“You already accept the copse there, it already has the hangers on it, you apperceive the absolute atom for it to go in your house,” she says.
As an example, Richardson showed us how she re-purposed her son’s tractor-themed art that she absolutely spent way too abundant for abounding years ago at a higher-end home adornment store. But, she says, any copse or canvas art can be accustomed new life.
Hack #1: Don’t use acrylic paint, which tends to bark up. Instead, opt for book acrylic which you can acquirement at any ability abundance or online. “With book paint, you don’t charge to prime. You can go beeline over whatever it is you’re aggravating to cover, it it hides all your mistakes,” Richardson says.
Hack #2: Use a beard dryer to dry your corrective activity in minutes.
Hack #3: For aciculate lines, use a stencil. Accomplish abiding the arrangement is durably adhered to your activity and allowance in the curve application a watered-down mix of your abject covering paint. Dry that band with the beard dryer. Then, acrylic over your arrangement with the blush of best and dry. When you abolish the stencil, you should accept nice apple-pie lines.
Hack #4: To bad added rustic agreeableness or alike abolish some “oops” in your design, besom over your activity agilely with a sanding block.
The absolute time for this project, Richardson estimates, is about an hour.
If you’re not accessible to drudge your art on your own, The Hen Abode offers several classes focused on wall-art projects anniversary month.
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