Wednesday, August 25, 2010

DIY Fern Prints

I found public-domain pictures of ferns I liked on Google images and turned them black-and-white on Picasa.  Then I printed them directly onto pages of an old dictionary I had around (the Random House Unabridged dictionary, it has about 2000 pages!).  The printer didn't like the paper too much and smudged the ink a little bit, but I think it kind of adds to the effect I was going for.

I'd thought about framing them in matching frames or hanging them up maybe with vintage clipboards, but I didn't have either so I went with clothespins instead.  I used some removable adhesive strips from 3M hooks to hang the clothespins on the wall.

Here are the pictures of the ferns I edited if you want to try this!  (Click a picture to enlarge)

Sharing with Transformation Thursday and Frugal Friday!


Korrie@RedHenHome said...

Very pretty!

Becky said...

This is so awesome and thrifty! I love that you use the command strips with the clothes pins I am going to try this one!

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