DIYing a Background for my Blog Pictures

Hello everyone!

It’s been a while since I made a DIY post out there. But a few days ago, I was wandering on Pinterest (as everyday) and I found some pictures with a brick wall as a background. And I thought that was pretty. So I decided to make something similar and use it both as a making pictures background and as a piece of decor in my appartment.

Let me show you how I made it, with just a few things.

I used some nude acrylic paint and some pink chalkpaint, a canvas for the base and some cardboard (cookie boxes I recycled)

I painted the canvas with the nude paint and leave to dry. Then, I cut the cardboard to make the bricks and painted them with the pink paint.

When everything was dry, I displayed the bricks on the canvas, to have an idea of the final look, before gluing. And when I was satisfied with it, I glued each piece of cardboard on the canvas.

I really love how it turned out, I could have just painted the bricks on the canvas, but the way I made it gives so much more texture to the final piece. And it allowed me to recycle some food wrapping that I didn’t have to throw in the bin! πŸ™‚

What do you think? Do you like it? How would you have done?

Thank you again for passing by and reading, I really appreciate.

I’ll talk to you soon in a next post,

Until then, take care of yourself ❀

Ady ❀


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