Modern Fall Art

modern fall artOne of my favorite purchases lately has been a can of copper spray paint. It is such a fun color and I thought it would be neat to add a modern look to some fall items.

For this project, we just headed outside and gathered acorns that had fallen to the ground. I washed them and let them dry in the sun.

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And then just sprayed them with the paint, shaking the box around to be sure the whole acorn got covered.

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I also did this with pine cones from the ground and plastic leaves from the dollar store.

For the canvas, I covered two pieces of flat Styrofoam with fabric.Β You could use a painted wood board or a store-bought canvas. I was just trying to use up what I had.

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Then I hot glued my painted items onto the canvas.

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With my pine cones, I tied some raffia around them and gathered them in a bunch.

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Then I hot glued them to the back of a decorative frame that had the glass removed.

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This allowed them to just dangle in the opening.

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This month, these pieces are hanging in Starbucks so people can enjoy some fall decor as they sip their pumpkin spice lattes. πŸ™‚

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Fall doesn’t have to always be browns and oranges. Remember your metallics when you want a more modern look.

Have Fun!

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32 thoughts on “Modern Fall Art

  1. Pingback: Create An Indoor Winter Wonderland | Maggie May's

  2. Love this! You’re right, metallics for fall are awesome! This is such a great project because it looks great and it’s inexpensive.And your pieces are at Starbucks?! That is so cool!

  3. I love the pinecones hanging in the opening of the frame one! Very nice. πŸ™‚
    How’d you get to display them at Starbucks? That’s so cool!

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