Our joint office space is coming a long nicely and I am on schedule to reveal it to you guys next week! In the meantime, I wanted a little bit of art that wasn’t too busy and utilized the pattern from some beautiful napkins I bought in a painterly navy blue grid.
I have two big frames from Ikea that I wanted to use for a his and hers type art to show that the office was a joint space. Previously, I’d kind of hoarded the office (since my closet is also in there) as an Erin space – but no more!
Silhouettes are so classic and put together with my all white frames, mats, and modern patterned fabric, they make a more updated statement.
ONE print out some blacked out silhouettes on card stock and carefully cut around them with a craft knife of scissors. TWO fix the fabric to the farm backing with heavy duty tape. This allows me to use the napkins in the future if I swap out the art. THREE use spray adhesive or double stick tape to adhere the cut-out silhouettes to the fabric backing. Place your mat down for a guide to ensure the silo in centered.
Isn’t he handsome?! Using a fabric with less white would make more of a contrast between the pattern and the silhouette and I might even swap out the fabric with the seasons or with whatever whim I’m currently on in the office. For now, I love the modern navy which matches back to my original office design quite well.
Give me your thoughts? Will you give this a try?
Have a wonderful (short) week!