I write a monthly craft & DIY article for a local magazine. And, each month there is a theme for the magazine. I try to create a project that goes along with the theme, but sometimes it's hard!
The theme for the April issue was Focus On Fitness.
What craft project goes along with that?!!! You may think of something right away, but this one took me a minute!
I decided to create art to inspire people just to get started on their fitness goals. Because for me, getting started is always the hardest part.
I painted a thrift store frame with black paint. I then cut yardsticks to fit in the frame.
I used a damp rag to add a wash of paint to the rulers. Doing a wash instead of painting the rulers allows the measurements and words to show through.
I used a hot glue gun to add the rulers to the frame.
I settled on an inspirational quote, then I laid out Scrabble tiles onto the framed rulers to determine the layout.
I used a hot glue gun to glue down the tiles...
Wherever you need to find inspiration, this art will remind you to just get started!
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