It is no secret that I really like using fabric to create new art – hello office and guest bedroom (and that’s just what you know). I have no explanation for myself or why I’m weird like that, just go with it. The latest art-slash-fabric project happening here is a little, or not so little, piece of wall décor made by covering an old art canvas in a yard of fabric.
I shared this project over at answers.com a few days ago, so you can get more behind the scenes scoop on it there. That site also features a bunch of other great projects involving upcycling. They call it upcycling, I call it awesomeing. In this case, I awesomed (or upcycled for you traditionalists), a piece of art we had on hand. Who am I kidding. It was not art. It was some cheap canvas I bought the morning before we were hosting a big party, and wanted some color up on my dining room walls stat (no, I have no relation to the medical field despite my obviously impressive use of the word “stat” in this post). I never really liked this pseudo-art. I might have painted over it but the texture was too lumpy. So I turned to my friend: fabric. And after a little stapled on fabric, I finally like it.
So upcycle. Or awesome. The choice is yours.
*I just shared this project with answers.com for fun, not money or fame. Don’t worry, I am still totally unknown and still figuring out how to finance my dream house.