Tuesday, March 27, 2012

A Fun Way to Transform Kids' Art

My two year old has been on a painting spree lately, and has actually produced some pretty good looking pieces.  While I tend to throw away the majority of her scribbles over time (shhh, don't tell!), I have been wanting to make an art wall in her room to showcase her best work. This custom bunting was the perfect way to transform her paintings:


Making the bunting was super simple.  I first cut out a triangle template from a piece of card stock:

DIY Kids Art Bunting

Then I traced around it on all her artwork, trying to include the most colorful parts of her painting:

DIY KIds Art Bunting

When I was cutting these out, my daughter said "Ooh, pizza slices!"... ah, to see the world through a 2 year old's eyes!! Quite a colorful array when put together:

DIY Kids Art Bunting

Then all it took was some of my trusty twine (buy yourself a roll...it comes in handy for so many things), and a hole puncher to make a hole at the two top corners of each triangle and then string the twine through:

DIY KIds Art Bunting

I then tied the twine around a nail at each end of the wall and voila!

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