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free art!
Need some free, colorful, unique art? Look no further than your paper recycle bin. Grab a bunch of old magazines, clip out words, quotes, pictures, anything personal or just funny and slap them onto a blank canvas. You're left with a colorful old-school collage that adds interest to any space!

Posted by Amy_Krist from C. A. Rosetti, Buzău County, Romania • Published See Amy_Krist's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a framed decoration. Old School Magazine Collage Art  - Step 1
    Step 1

    I grabbed about 5 magazines and cut out words or short phrases that caught my attention.

  • How to make a framed decoration. Old School Magazine Collage Art  - Step 2
    Step 2

    I then brushed a light coat of the all-surface Mod Podge onto a small section of the canvas and started placing my words randomly. This took me about 45 minutes. Once the Mod Podge was dry I brushed a light coat over the entire canvas.

  • How to make a framed decoration. Old School Magazine Collage Art  - Step 3
    Step 3

    I wanted to finish off the edges a bit so I grabbed my black electrical tape and wrapped it around the canvas.

  • How to make a framed decoration. Old School Magazine Collage Art  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then I added silver thumb tacks on two edges for a funky effect.

  • How to make a framed decoration. Old School Magazine Collage Art  - Step 5
    Step 5

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  • How to make a framed decoration. Old School Magazine Collage Art  - Step 6
    Step 6

    I don't have magazines in any of our bathrooms because I want you in and out, thank you very much. So this is a tongue-in-cheek way for me to provide my guests with some "entertainment" in the loo.

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mariatsi
mariatsi · Nea Artaki, Thessalia Sterea Ellada, GR
I like collages so much! This is a very good one!
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sylvia g.
sylvia g. · 7 projects
I love it very much!
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