After working on the gallery wall for my bedroom, I had an idea. An idea that I’ve used in some of my work in the past and that I’ve seen in the work of my friend, Annie.

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It’s like a peek-a-boo for abstract art – for your own or your child’s creations. It’s so easy! Let’s get going!

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Supplies for Abstract Art:

  • watercolor
  • brushes
  • watercolor paper
  • colorful cardstock
  • Xacto knife
  • cutting mat
  • pencil
  • sewing machine (optional)
  • bulldog clips (optional)

You don’t have to make artwork from scratch, you can always find interesting wallpaper, prints or old artwork.

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Paint your artwork. Or find some awesome artwork from around the house.

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Cut out your cover paper to smaller than the artwork. Then triangles or any shape you like. Triangles are really easily cut with an Xacto knife.

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Place the paper on top of the artwork and adjust the position as needed.

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Mark where the top paper is to go, and cut out your watercolor.

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Sew the two together and display with bulldog clips. Danae of Gather & Hunt showed me this cool trip of holding up unframed artwork. Brillant on her part, right?

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Here are some more great ways to display children’s artwork: Pinterest boardHouzz

Happy crafting!