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The Green Life: Green Decor Week: DIY Wall Art

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January 12, 2010

Green Decor Week: DIY Wall Art

An arrangement of empty frames is a good way to decorate a room The new year is a great time to break old habits and begin new routines, but sometimes a fresh start requires a change of scenery. This week, we'll provide tips to help you redecorate your living space without harming the environment or breaking the bank.

Tip #2: Make Art with Repurposed Materials

After your walls have a fresh coat of nontoxic paint, decorate them with framed artwork. There's no need to spend a fortune: Find used frames at Goodwill or on Freecycle, then create your own masterpieces by framing last year's calendar images, holiday cards, or wrapping paper. Do It Yourself has 30 great ideas for unique repurposed wall art.

Share your tips: What are your creative ideas for framable art?

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