Back in December, I visited the Etsy Dallas Jingle Bash and purchased some awesome letterpress letter cards spelling out our last name. I didn't really think about where I was going to put them, so when I got them home, I tried holding them up around our apartment. They never seemed quite right anywhere, but ended up on the wall in the corner behind our TV. They were looking really strange to me back there and it finally got on my nerves enough that I decided to a photo collage around the letters.
I'm all about cheapness, and thrifting at Goodwill led me to some fantastic frames for only a buck or two.
After clorox-wiping all of the Goodwill frames, I started arranging the frames around the paper templates I'd made of the letters already on the wall (pardon the puppy, she got curious).
Then, I made paper templates of all the frames and hung those on the wall with the letters to make sure it looked okay from across the room.
I don't have any pictures of the actual painting, but I hauled all the goodwill frames out to the top deck of the parking garage at my apartment complex (oh, how I wish I had a house with a yard) and spray painted them all black while my neighbors looked at me like I was crazy.
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