I have a 16 year old daughter who loves to shop. When we moved I noticed she had a huge collection of bags from her favorite stores. This is a picture of some of them that she posted on Instagram.
She’s gone this weekend visiting friends in Seattle and I wanted to surprise her with something fun. One idea I recently saw on pinterest. You can find it on the nest.com.
I love a fun challenge and I always try to create the best possible design on the littlest amount of money. This project was free because I made what I already had lying around the house work. When we moved I kept all of my picture frames from over the years. I wasn’t sure where I’d end up using them but I’m glad I hadn’t thrown them out! If you don’t have frames lying around buy some at a second hand store and paint them.
After gathering many frames I selected a few bags from her collection. The goal was not to have to cut or destroy the bag itself. I did end up trimming the top off of the American Eagle bag. The rest are in-tact! The two little shadow boxes were unfinished wood and I’ve had these boxes laying around for four to five years.
Next I hung all the bags on the wall with painters tape. I used a lazer level to get them straight. Then I put the nails directly in the paper and pulled the paper off the wall. The fun part was hanging the pictures up. This technique made my collage placement a breeze!
I love how the wall in my daughters bathroom turned out. I think she’s going to love it too!