I have decided to use the color Blue and Retro as the theme for my holiday decorating. I was inspired by a piece of vintage fabric that I recently purchased at the thrift store. I think it is 50's or 60's. You can see my post here.
This is my first piece. It will become part of a wall grouping in my living room. You may remember that I recently painted the walls a pale blue. The background fabric is my inspiration vintage fabric.
Last week I purchased the frame below at the local thrift store. I think it is someone's wedding photo. So sad that it ended up in the thrift store.
Once home I removed the glass, matting, photo, and backing. I discarded the glass. Actually it broke when I was removing it. Luckily, I was standing over the garbage can just in case this happened.
Frame, matting, and backing were then sprayed with silver metallic spray paint. I gave the frame two coats.
Put it all back together. Glued the fabric to the backing. Added an ornament from JoAnn's.
A special thanks to kelleyhighway.blogspot for the inspiration.
I purchased some retro blue fabric and another ornament at JoAnn's yesterday. They are destined to become the next wallhanging in the display. I just need to find the right frame.
Can't decide if I want a aluminum tree or a white one. I've looked at a couple of white ones and wasn't impressed. I have seen some of the vintage aluminum ones on ebay. What do you think? I'll keep you posted on my progess toward a Blue Christmas.