Thrift Shop Print Upgrade

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I often get lost in A Beautiful Mess and recently found a DIY using a thrift store print that seemed SO fun and SO easy, and Spoiler Alert: It was! The Goodwill I went to didn’t have a wide variety of artwork, but I ended up finding this print with a great frame, pretty colors, and a good price. It was only $2.50! Image

Clean off your thrift store gem and place vinyl letter stickers in a phrase or song lyric you love. I finally found my vinyl letters at Office Max after striking out at Michael’s and Lowe’s.

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Carefully peel and stick your letters onto your print. Because my print was small and my letters large, I needed a short and simple phrase.

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Take your print outside and spray paint the entire thing white.

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Mine needed 3 coats.

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The worst part was having to wait until it dried to peel off the letters. Such suspense! I sprayed the finished product with a glossy sealer.

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I popped it back into it’s frame and put it on my bedside table. It looks soooo cuteeees. Definitely be sure to pick a painting with a lot of color, and a phrase that will take up a good portion of the canvas. If you can think of a color besides white that will match all of the colors in your painting and still allow them to stand out, by all means go for it!