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How To Make Easy Cheap Artwork with Scrapbook Paper

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Hey y’all…I’m so glad you are here today, because I am very excited to share this project with you! Yesterday I made my way to my local craft store. Admittedly this isn’t unusual for me. But the difference yesterday was that I didn’t go with a shopping list. I walked through the store aisle by aisle looking for inspiration.

Imagine my surprise when I reached the scrapbook paper aisle and discovered these beauties…

IMG_4294Scrapbook paper has changed a lot in the past few years or at least since I last checked LOL.

IMG_4299I immediately thought of placing these pages in frames for artwork. The pages I am showing you today are going to be used in my guest bathroom.

IMG_4300Other pages I will use at a later date, but trust me they are gorgeous!

IMG_4305This artwork is easy and cheap to create. Each 12×12 page is only .59 cents and they happened to be 50% off yesterday.

IMG_4334The barn wood frames I used were thrifted several months ago for $1 each. I purchased all 10 of them and have used them in various projects. The frames are 8×10 so the scrapbook paper needed to be cut down to size.

IMG_4313_2I traced out out the correct size with chalk and cut around my mark.

IMG_4315I love how they turned out!


IMG_4370_2I found this bicycle art in the clearance section of HomeGoods. It hangs in the guest bedroom next to the window.

IMG_4339_2I was so excited that this scrapbook page practically replicates the bedroom artwork…


Scrapbook PicMonkey

So, each framed piece cost me a grand total of $1.30 each! Pretty great, right? If you are in need of inspiration I highly recommend a visit to the craft store. No list, no agenda…just wander and meander down the aisles. I promise, you will be surprised at what you discover.

Until tomorrow,


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  1. OH my gosh, I love that paper! I was at MIchael’s yesterday, but I didn’t even walk down the scrapbook paper aisle, and now I wish I had! I’m working on a gallery wall for our powder room and these would be perfect. Back to the store I go! 🙂

  2. These are so pretty! I love how you gave these rustic frames a totally beachy feel with these cheery papers. love love love! Hugs, CoCo

  3. I like how thrifty and resourceful you are. Great job.

  4. Vicki wow how darling are those and I love the frames too. How cute your bathroom will be. Love it Lisa

  5. These look so great to be so simple. Wow! Love the completed framed look. This gives me some ideas for my daughter’s room makeover!!

  6. Love this. It’s so simple and pretty! Thanks!
    Visiting from the Inspirations Monday link party!
    Kate | TheOrganizedDream.com

  7. Random inspirations are so much fun at the craft store 🙂 Sounds like you had a fun ramble & turned it into such a cute project! Y’all are always coming up with fun stuff. Totally stealing this idea! Bwg ~~~

  8. Really, really cute! And I love the price!
    The best take away for me is marking them with chalk for a line to cut! How did I not ever think of that???? So smart 🙂

  9. This is such a great idea and money saver from going and always having to buy wall art. Thanks for the idea.

    Thanks for sharing at The Creative Corner this week. I can’t wait to see what you come up with next week too.

  10. I LOVE the paper you chose for this project! SO simple and looks so great! You guys were the most popular link this week at the Talented Tuesday party! Hope you’ll stop by to see the feature and link up again 🙂

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