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Patriotic Wall Art: Framing Vintage Flags

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Framed flags make terrific wall art. A nice black frame grounds it and the red provides a nice pop of color in almost any room.
Time: 1 Hours Cost: $2.00 Difficulty: Easy
  • patriotic wall art framing vintage flags, crafts, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday decor, wall decor
I buy up old frames and old flags on sticks at garage sales and thrift stores and then match them up by size.
  • patriotic wall art framing vintage flags, crafts, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday decor, wall decor
If they don't already have a vintage look, I like to soak them in a tea "bath" to slightly darken them and give them some age spots.
  • patriotic wall art framing vintage flags, crafts, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday decor, wall decor
This is how they look after they've taken their bath, been dried, and then ironed--ready for framing.
  • patriotic wall art framing vintage flags, crafts, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday decor, wall decor
You'll find all the how-to details in my blog post.

Materials I used for this project:

  • Vintage Frame   (Thrift store)
  • Vintage Flag   (Garage sale)

To see more: http://adirondackgirlatheart.com/2016/06/patriotic-wall-art-framing-vintage-flags.html

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