It all started with my leftover and VERY out-of-date blogger business cards. I'm guessing I ordered this set in 2006. They're Moo mini cards and I love them. I wasn't using them anymore because my contact info and blog info are both out of date but I couldn't bear to throw them away because they are so gorgeous -- look at those lovely back designs!
What to do???
On my last trip to Ikea, I bought a simple black frame thinking that I could do something with it and the Moo cards. Last Sunday I had a few moments to myself so I pulled out the frame, cards and glue and got to work.
I experimented with placing the cards over the white mat, thinking they would make an interesting border for a photo.
Then I decided to make the cards the feature.
I cut a piece of card stock to be the same size as the mat and using very light pencil, outlined the opening. Then I got to work gluing overlapping the cards to fill up the space:
And here's the final product!
It's hanging in our bedroom next to our wedding photo. (Look at that good-looking and YOUNG couple!!)
I love it!
Original post by Smiling Mama. Thanks for reading!