Wednesday, December 7, 2011

DIY ~ My Christmas Tree Inspired Chevron Paintings

Hey lovelies!  I hope the holiday season is treating you well :)  It's so close, I can't believe it!  I'm especially looking forward to the week off of work I'm taking between Christmas and New Years.  In the meantime, I've been doing a ton of crafts!  I love decorating, and I'm hardly done :)
If you follow me on twitter, you may have seen these.  My tree matches absolutely nothing in my condo.  It sticks out like a sore thumb I swear.  So I wanted to do some paintings to tie the colors in to my decor a bit more.  I had these two plain canvases I got awhile back in a pack at Hobby Lobby, and had all the paint on hand, so it was easy!  All else you'll need is a ruler and pencil to make the lines.  You could also use painters tape so your edges are cleaner, but I opted to do it all free handed.  Here's the how-to:

I think the metallic silver paint really makes them come alive.  Now I need to incorporate the colors into the rest of my decor....stay tuned :)



  1. These are completely adorable! Love them

  2. How cute is your tree?!?!?!

    I actually really like this DIY. I need to create some art for our guest room and this could be a great option!

  3. ooo love it. amazing post, love. thanks for sharing. if you get a sec I'd love to hear what you think of my latest post. xo


  4. love this DIY it's so colorful and fun!

  5. You are seriously so creAtive! These paintings look great!

  6. These paintings are SO cool...love it :)

    The Other Side of Gray

  7. I LOVE these!!! Love the colors you picked out!


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