Sunday, January 22, 2012

DIY Framed Art & Cute Cupcake Wrappers

How is that for a random post title?! I had this bare wall in my bathroom that really needed something. Anything. I've been looking for the right picture, shelf, wall art, etc. for months now and I have yet to find anything that I like. While browsing through the different scrapbooking papers in Michael's today, it dawned on me: frame a piece of scrapbook paper!

without flash

with flash


Cost Breakdown: Frame, on sale for $4.99; solid lilac paper, 29 cents; lilac pearlized filigree paper: on clearance for only 99 cents

I also wanted to mention that Michael's has the cutest cupcake wrappers in their dollar bins. I picked up two; I would've gotten more but I have an entire drawer dedicated to cucake wrappers already. I've come to the realization that I am a wrapping paper and cupcake wrapper hoarder collector!

What is your weakness? Are you a cupcake wrapper collector too?

10 comments:

  1. Love the idea of framing the scrap book paper!! Looks soo good!!

    I don't collect either but I do collect many things that are just so unnecessary - lol.

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  2. Haha, I LOVED the title. :) What a fun/cute/inexpensive DIY project. I still have so much bare wall space in my house (and we've been moved in for four years) and I'm always looking for cute ways to fill it!

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  3. The framed art looks awesome and I am now obsessed with the cupcake wrappers. I might just have to stop by sometime today to pick these up!

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  4. cute! I love the pretty artwork. I saw some heart cupcake wrappers that I wanted to get but I didn't because I think I'm going to bake Vday cookies instead but I love the pretty cupcake wrappers!

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  5. Love it! I love DIY and coming up with different ways to decorate on a budget. And cupcakes are my favorite and loving the colors/prints of yours. Great deal.

    Red Soles and Red Wine

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  6. That's such a good idea and so perfect for a bathroom! You are creative.

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  7. OHHH so pretty. Love your blog. It is so bright and clean.

    Thanks for all the great DIY and pictures.

    I am now a new follower.
    http://myminibag.blogspot.com/

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  8. I collect all my cards and notes ppl have given me! I have so many, I try to decorate my room with them haha

    xo Nav
    http://navlandstyle.blogspot.com/

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  9. So cute! I love the blue wrappers. I never thought to go to Michaels for their dollar bins.

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