Not I! And neither would these two creative masters, based on the wonders they assembled out of loose paper discoveries that offer one-of-a-kind focal points that delight the eyes and tickle the imagination.
At Housing Works' recent Design on a Dime fundraiser, designer Luis Caicedo gathered stately portraits and clipped them to a wire for a grand gallery in a fantasy bedroom.
During last fall's Texas Antique Weekend, Maggie from The Veranda in Canton plucked random examples of sheet music and connected them with metal book rings for a melodious wall covering in a romantic corner.
Use these techniques to cover a wall that's difficult to paint or wallpaper, or in a rental where you want to keep permanent investments to a minimum. Link together pages from old fashion magazines, pages from tossed-out yearbooks, swatches of coordinating fabric or maybe even your old record albums for a hanging collection that's certain to wow.
Always Frugal, Always Fabulous!
The Elegant Thrifter