Tuesday, 7 April 2020

I've been framed.

It's been a smashing day for working outside. I had a bit of woodwork to see to. This is a large picture frame which already had a back on it, but I wanted to turn it the other way round and put the back, on the front, but the piece of hardboard wasn't big enough. Luckily I collect useful pieces of wood and boards, and found a piece which needed trimming. So now this back to front frame becomes a shallow box which will be just right for an assemblage. Not sure what I am going to put into it, but something will appear eventually. 
This frame was a canvas, I ripped it off and will now put a hardboard back on it.

And the small shallow box I made last week out of two canvases now has a white undercoat on it.

Lunch was eaten outside in the sunshine. A perfect day for hanging out in the garden. The neighbours on both sides of me are singlies like me and are very quiet, I could hear some families further up the road enjoying their back gardens.

Now I'm going to do my two mile exercise walk around the village. Toodle pip.  ilona

5 comments:

  1. The frames look good Ilona and pleased to hear you've had a good day.I look forward to seeing what appears in your frame.Today oddly after making porridge in the saucepan I was pleasantly surprised to see quite clearly a large white edged porridge heart had appeared x

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  2. I shall be interested to see what you end up doing with it. Arilx

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  3. Hi Ilona, I'm sure that you probably already have plans for the canvas you removed but if not have you thought of sewing the canvas into a shopping bag? I've done this myself a few times and they look lovely and arty when completed. Quite sturdy as well. Happy crafting. Viv

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  4. Golly, just looked at this post (have read the last one first)...That frame would be great to make a huge art work of one of the multi colour works on your clothesline..

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