Pillowcase Art Treasure!

June 20th, 2011 in member junk     
gamecockchic gamecockchic, member
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My son, Andy, painted this pillowcase for Mother's Day when he was in 1st grade.  I knew I wanted to display it somehow but not in any way that would possibly damage the artwork he so lovingly created.  I got this picture frame at a yard sale for free and left the dings and dents just as they are!  It had the ugliest deer print, circa 1970?, with the most putrid orange and brown mats.  Two cans of cheap Wal-mart spray paint, a piece of blue poster board and my X-acto knife and viola!  Of all the art in my home, this is my favorite by far and it will dry rot on the wall before I'll take it down. :-)

Oh, I'm not sure if you'd notice but he accidently got a spot of blue out of place on the pillowcase.  He said, "Mommy, that's just a petal that fell off the flower."  So sweet!


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Comments (3)

junkermidge writes: Adorable piece of art! Little wonder that it's your favorite. You came up with a great solution for preserving it. Way to go!
Midge
Posted: 2:05 pm on June 26th
gamecockchic writes: Donna, I agree with you 100%! I miss those days. That's why it's so important to keep these little reminders around. He makes me happy! Posted: 11:27 am on June 25th
Funky_Junk_Donna writes: Absolutely precious! Those little hands sure tell a story, don't they? Now this is my kinda art!

Donna Posted: 11:20 pm on June 23rd
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