I have been loving all of the framed rock/geode/crystal art that is popular right now.
Trouble is, it's pretty pricey.
Lucky for me, I have an 8-year-old who is obsessed with collecting rocks. At first, I was a little bit annoyed that rocks were taking over the bedroom he shares with his 9-year-old brother.
But once I really started looking at them,
I've been down-right impressed with some of the rocks he's come home with.
Which gave me an idea.
A true light bulb moment.
Read more after the break...
I could create some much-needed art for the little boys' room using a few specimens from my youngest's rock collection.
I chose a few of his prettiest rocks. The rest was so easy...
I went to Michael's craft and purchased three shadowbox frames which happened to be 50% off!
(And totally off the subject...it had been a very long time since I'd been in a craft store, and I had forgotten how much I love spending time there. I was in my element. And it was so much fun! And did I mention that the frames were on sale?)
Then I just used hot glue to attach the rocks to a backing paper, matted them, and framed them up.
Simple as pie! And they fit perfectly on this awkward little wall in the boys' room.
They're so cute!
Have a great day!