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Monday, April 22, 2013

Budget Décor–Cheese Grater Art

I tend to buy things that I like without knowing what I’ll do with them. Then they sit and wait for me to use them for a project. Budget Décor is easy for me because of that. I put together this little piece of art using materials I had saved for some project, not knowing what that project would be.

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The cheese grater was from an estate sale and cost $2. The frame was from a thrift shop and cost $0.50. The paper was from Archivers.  I am not sure how much it cost, so I’m estimating $1. Total = $3.50.

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I cut the paper to size – and accidentally cut it the wrong orientation – I’d meant to have the equations vertical, not horizontal! I framed it anyway. Then I glued the cheese grater to the frame.

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Here is where I would like to hang my new art piece, in my kitchen. I can’t find the hammer. Also I probably shouldn’t be hammering anyway. But you get the idea. The Craft Challenge this month was actually to make something gorgeous for less than $10. Less than $10? Yes. Gorgeous? I’m not so sure! It’s definitely unique though, and that’s what makes me happy!

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8 comments:

Janine Huldie said...

Ok, the math teacher in me loved it and seriously just so unique and definitely so neat. Thanks for sharing Dara!! :)

Kelly {Sparkles and Shoes} said...

That is so cute and very unique!

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Kelly
Sparkles and Shoes

Deidre said...

It's very cute! And i loved that is used so all reused materials!

Tamar SB said...

That is so creative! Perfect for the kitchen!

Mel@Mellywood's Mansion said...

That's really creative, I think maybe a spray of the paint on the grater would make it really pretty.

Rosie said...

This is so simply brilliant as a piece of art for a kitchen, that I'm two steps from grabbing my superglue and getting busy attaching my utensils to things. :)

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