Catalogue Copy Cat Challenge –

This past weekend I worked on a project as part of the magazine copy-cat challenge over at Debbie Doo’s. I needed some wall art and I found this cool print in the Crate and Barrel catalogue.  This was my inspiration.

Copy Cat Inspiration

Now, I realize that the piece in the catalog is made from handcrafted paper made from boiled bark, but the $899 price was a bit more than I wanted to pay for my wall art, plus I wanted a smaller version.

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I already had a frame that I could use to recreate the art on a smaller level.

So I headed to my local craft store and picked up some scrapbook paper and burlap.

I cut the scrapbook paper in smaller increments to duplicate the effect.

cutting paper

Scrapbook Art

Then I added a piece of burlap and put it under the glass in the frame.

Copy Cat Art

 

DIY Wall Art.jpg

What do you think?

I am sharing this at Debbie Doo’s Copy Cat Challenge.

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  1. LOVE, what a great way to get the same feel with out the crazy price. I never would have thought about scrapbook paper, very clever!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today :)

  2. It looks great! What a smart idea. I would never think to do that. I like the way you found inspiration in their catalogue and then just made your own.

  3. I think you did a great job! Looks wonderful…and the smaller size is what I would prefer too.
    Saw you sharing at Debbiedoo’s Winter Decor Knock Off Party
    Debbie :)

  4. Oh my could you imagine that price tag?! You done good girl. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Rachael Henzman says:

    What a neat way to save money! Great idea :0) I’m a new follower of your blog from the Monday Mingle Blog Hop! Would love if you could stop by mine. Thanks :0)

    The Three Whiskateers
    http://thethreewhiskateers.blogspot.com/

  6. That looks awesome! Love it! :)

  7. Love this idea and way your art turned out! Thanks for sharing!

  8. Love this! A great way to get the look without the price.

  9. aw so cute!

  10. I LOVE THIS. Such a cheap and easy way to make wall decor because you could really use ANYTHING in that same way.
    I was just dropping by since you were so kind as to comment on my blog on Monday when I was the SITS featured blogger. Also, I’m hosting a giveaway on my blog (it ends Tuesday) if you’d like to come back by and check it out that would be excellent!

    Your fellow SITStah,
    Sara Ivy
    http://saraivy.org

  11. I came over to check you and stayed awhile. I love the burlap. Love the blog too. Rhonda

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