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Empty Frames: Absolutely or Ew, Never? | Manolo for the Home

Empty Frames: Absolutely or Ew, Never?

I think I’m done with the whole ‘empty frames as art‘ thing – and the ‘hang a little bit of craft paper in a frame and call it art’ thing. The ease of it still appeals to me. No need for matting or sizing anything or figuring out just how to hang a frame that’s meant to be displayed on a table. Just rip the whole thing apart, spray paint it white, and nail it to the wall in a some inoffensive arrangement.

What do you think – still cute? Or kind of boring?

Don’t get me wrong… I love me some DIY wall art, especially if it’s accessible to everyone. This is just one trend that I think has had its 15 minutes, and now it’s time for us all to move on to the next easy project. When I find out what that is, you’ll be reading about it.

4 Responses to “Empty Frames: Absolutely or Ew, Never?”

  1. Maria February 21, 2011 at 6:49 am #

    Yawn…with a dash of creepy. I never liked this trend.

  2. Christa Terry February 21, 2011 at 10:12 am #


  3. Michelle @ Dream Home DIY February 21, 2011 at 2:18 pm #

    I was JUST saying the other day how I was so tired of seeing this trend. I mean, it really is everywhere…..

  4. ZaftigWendy February 22, 2011 at 2:22 am #

    Yeah, it was cute for 5 minutes, but now it just seems lazy and overly “decorator-y.”