Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Scrapbook Paper Vignette Art

This is oh, so easy to do!  And it adds a cute little touch to your vanity, dresser, or any vignette you're composing in your home :)

You will need:
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Washi tape
  • Scissors
  • Elmer's glue
  • Small decorative picture frame
So, I had this little frame left from a Michael's clearance bin buy and decided to fill it with layers of paper to make a pretty little picture for my dresser.  I didn't really know what I was going to do when I started, and you don't need to either!  Just play around with shapes and colors until you like the combination!

I started by tracing the picture frame filler onto my background paper so I would know the size I was working with.

Then, I saw this great old flyer from an art show.  I didn't know which color I would like best, so I just started drawing and cutting out key shapes.  When I hit on the heart topped key, I knew I found my winner!

Then, I added washi tape down one side of the picture.  It looked too plain, so I added a piece of frame filler and an extra key.

Finally, I liked what I saw and decided to frame it!

I have mine on top of my dresser, surrounded by dainty jewelry boxes and a music box.  I think it's pretty and fun!  And hopefully this goes to show you that even if you don't have a clear idea at the get go, you can make something lovely through trial and error :)


  1. That's a cute idea. I definitely have some scrapbook paper and probably a ton of frames hanging around the house.


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  2. How pretty!!!! Well done, darling! Thanks for sharing such a nice post!
    Have a happy time!

    Best wishes, Alexandra

  3. it looks really pretty !

  4. really cute idea Holly!


  5. Holly, you should join Pinterest! People should see how talented you are. Your wonderful projects will inspire lots of people.
    I want to thank you for your wonderful comments. Thank you for your support and for being my friend:-)
    Hugs from New York,
    Ask Erena

    1. Erena! Thank you :) !! I am on Pinterest- you can find me as Holly Kvinge :)

  6. What a adorable idea! Totally love it! And I agree with ^^^ you totally must join pinterest and post your creations, people will love it!

    xoxo Bree
    The Urban Umbrella


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