As I’ve clearly stated before, I’m NOT the hands-on, creative type of our group — but I managed to pull off a pretty fun, fool-proof Design Sting anyway. This easy, and very inexpensive wall took some planning, web surfing and lots of measuring. But I did it all myself, which proves anybody can do this easy project.
I’m doing some redecorating in the back of my house, and art is always an important — but expensive — part of the process. So I turned a blank wall in my office/media room into a colorful grid of rock art. (Of course, my cat was on hand to help, as always).
My husband, along with two other Prairie Hive husbands, is a musician, and we’ve both always been fans of concert posters. So when I found the book, Gig Posters Volume 2, I was inspired! I knew we had to use these somewhere in our home.
Image via Amazon
The book is full of perforated, ready-to-frame posters. And with so many talented artists, who use their favorite bands as inspiration, the hard part was choosing which posters to frame! The only slightly tricky part was finding 11-by-14-inch frames — but I did some web research and found these really inexpensive, glass-front poster frames at Target.
Image via Target
So it was all a matter of selecting and hanging — not going to lie, both of these tasks took time. My husband and I looked through the book many times, and decided to pick posters from bands we loved, had seen live together or had sentimental value from college concert days gone by. I wanted the colors to sort of blend and stand out against my very beige wall, so I also decided to pull out the dark reds and blues and greens that I wanted to highlight in the room.
Once we had the final nine selected, the rearranging puzzle began. My favorite is Norah Jones poster, which was different from the rest, so I put it in the middle.
I’m not going to lie –hanging these posters was not easy. There was measuring and math involved! But I was adamant that I do it myself, and I did.
The best part — other than filling an otherwise blank, blah wall — is that it cost around $65. You can’t beat that!