DIY Driftwood Art

Our guest bathroom has gone through a lot of changes recently and today I am going to share with you my DIY Driftwood Art.

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The last time you saw these twigs they were a part of my Faux Mantle over the holidays. I wasn’t ready to part with them so I kept them in my stash until I noticed a blank wall in the bathroom and decided to create some art.

To make your own DIY Driftwood Art here’s what you’ll need:

  • 8-10 twigs of similar size and length
  • fishing wire
  • clear thumb tacks
  • hammer

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Start with 2 thumb tacks and attach fishing line to each tack. You’ll want the fishing line to be slightly longer than the wall space you want to fill.

I found it easiest to double knot the fishing line to the tack and then hammer it to the ceiling.

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Hammer each tack to the ceiling, spacing them equally over the wall space you want to cover. (Please disregard my ceiling that hasn’t been cut-in yet. . . and by yet I mean 10 months later.. . . . don’t judge me.)

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Start by hanging one twig at a time, tying each twig at the desired height and working your way down until the wall looks ‘full’. I double knotted each twig to each fishing line and were about a week in and nothing has fallen. Don’t worry too much about trying to keep the twigs even or straight, a little overlapping gives it m ore character!

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And there you have it, no more boring wall!

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Have you ever created art out of another ‘found’ item like twigs?

Bathroom Progress: Under the Sea

A bathroom update is here! Since we painted the bathroom last fall I’ve been dreaming of what I’ve now coined my Under the Sea bathroom.

Here’s what it looks like today:
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My mom gave this awesome sea shell mirror that now hangs above the sink.

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And next to the mirror hangs 2 Little Mermaid prints and some custom art I created.

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On the other side of the room, I created this custom bubble print shower curtain (tutorial coming soon!).

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Do you recognize these branches? They’re repurposed from a Christmas project . . . and yes, a tutorial is coming soon on the project too!

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Progress has been made but I still have a lot in store! Have you made progress on any projects this weekend?