Trading art is amazing, in part because it allows me to possess brilliant pieces like this:
As soon as I received this in the mail, I wanted to display it in my kitchen for all the world to envy and admire. (And yes, all the world totally comes to my kitchen. I’m dizzyingly popular.) I considered running out to Goodwill for a 5×7 frame, but honestly, it was cold today, and I didn’t feel like leaving the house. Heck, I barely felt like leaving my pajamas. Instead, I rummaged around the house for something relatively common, something many other people might have in their houses, too – or if not, then at their favorite dollar store. Here’s what I came up with: A canvas, turned the other way around to become a frame!
With the corks on it, this canvas is 100% convincing as a fancy wood frame – even from two inches away! I didn’t anticipate that, but I’m putting it in the win column.