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Recycle to create

I have recently painted the walls of the living room of my house and many decorative elements no longer match. Among these is a picture consisting of 4 pieces. This, for example, with gray walls just does not match. So, I used spray paint, tempera, liquid glue, glittered stones and a lot of imagination, I …

Pictures made by shelves

Shelf or picture?

I have recently renovated the living room and after having assembled a bookcase I have 5 shelves left over. What to do with them? I decided to create small paintings to match the new color of my walls, gray. I used shells, sand and small stones. For the color I used specific paint for wood …

Immagine qadro Dalì

A sip of Dalì

In 2009, on one of my many trips to Barcelona, ​​I bought a Dalì diary. Some time ago I found it in a box of memories and I had the desire to adorn a wall of my house with the pages of the diary depicting the paintings of Salvador Dalì. But how to turn pages …

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Learning with Pinterest

When I’m looking for some ideas, the first app I use is Pinterest. I find it very useful, especially the many tutorials from which I learned some drawning techniques. One of my first “shell paintings” was inspired by an image found on Pinterest. I started it during the spring 2020 lock-down, using the shells and …

Camera da letto marinara

Seafaring bedroom

I like furniture magazines from which I get a lot of tips and ideas. In particular, I love the houses decorated in a seafaring style. So I decided to decorate my bedroom in this style. For the pictures I used recycled plywood, repainted and adorned with shells. I painted the bottles and turned some jars …

Fire

Not just barbecue

I love to eat barbecue food so when we make the embers we only use wood. Sometimes I find pieces of plywood with a rectangular or square shape in the wood bags. And while my husband thinks about how to burn them, I think about how to convert them into paintings. I have adormed the …

moon jewerly holder

Wall jewelry holder

Over the years between purchases and gifts, I have accumulated many earrings, necklaces, bracelets, pendants and rings. I kept them in wooden boxes and the necklaces were presented with many knots, moreover, I spent a lot of time pairing the earrings. So I thought of creating wall jewelry boxes with pieces of polystyrene, painted and …

Toast to a new life

How many times has it happened to you to break wine glasses? To me many times. So what to do with them? Leave them in the farthest corner of the cupboard, or transform them to give them a new life? I transformed them into candles. For the orange candle I used soy wax, candle dye …

quadri relizzati con polistirolo

Long live the Mozzarella!

I love mozzarella, that Bufala Campana DoC, but I live in Spain and I can hardly enjoy its flavor. But when friends or relatives come to visit me, they know perfectly that without the package of mozzarella from Campania, I will not receive them. The package consists of a polystyrene box that allows the product …

Un quadro pieno di sorprese

A picture full of surprises

What to do when you have many little toys and objects from kinder egg? Put them on a shelf? Leave them in a box? I love to recycle, so I have decided to create a painting. I used a piece of plywood, painted it green (my son’s favorite color), and glued the various characters and …