Day 7 – Use FREE printables as art

31 days button

This post is part of a 31 day series – “31 days to decorate your home on a budget.”  You can read through all the posts in this series here.

And if you don’t want to miss a post you can subscribe by email, join me on facebook, or follow this blog in your reader.  Thanks for reading along!

Since joining Pinterest (I promise I will explain Pinterest soon for those of you who haven’t been sucked into the abyss of endless ideas and inspiration!), I discovered the world of FREE printables!

I am telling you there are some creative people out there in blogland (much more creative than me!)  And they are sweet enough to not only make the printable, but then to share it on their blog for you to print for FREE! 🙂

Here are 2 fall-themed printables that I printed and put out for fall 🙂

DSC_0386

I got this white frame at a flea market for $2 (price on the back from Marshalls says $19.99 😉 ) and I love it! I have this awkward space behind my sink that for years I didn’t know how to decorate.  But after seeing beautiful vignettes of décor items around blogland, I have been happy with my arrangements recently.

I usually have a picture of my husband and I displayed in this frame (it is still in there, just behind the fall subway art), but I decided to change it up for fall.  You can print your own fall subway print here.

DSC_0389

I also loved this simple printable reminding me to count my many blessings! 🙂  I changed out another picture in this frame for this printable.  You can print your own from here.

DSC_0396

In fact Aimee over Sprik Space has TONS of cute printables

Here are some more from all across blogland:

I love fall printable

Fall subway art

Gather Here with Grateful Hearts printable

Home Sweet Home Print

Home Sweet Home

Christmas printable

Grateful Heart printable

Home printable  (she has lots more printables too!)

and I love Karen’s blog, Papercraft memories! she has created some gorgeous scripture and verse printables.  Here are just a few:

Wouldn’t this make an adorable gift for a very close friend?  Frame it in a super cute frame with a burlap border and an inscription…

Some of the scripture ones could probably be adapted to use for cards too.

And to get you ready for Thanksgiving here are a bunch of FREE Thanksgiving printables!

A Collection of Free Thanksgiving Printables!

So the next time you are at Goodwill or a yardsale, pick up some 10×13 or 8×10 frames for cheap, print off some of these free printables, and you have wonderful art for CHEAP!  I plan on adding more of these wonderful printables all throughout our house! 🙂  Who knows, maybe I will even get creative and make my own to share with you. 🙂

I haven’t even touched the surface of the free printables that are available online.  If you are looking for more, check out my free printables board on Pinterest, search Pinterest (try searching fall free printable or home free printable), or just search the internet. 

If you find some good ones, come back and share the link in the comments! 🙂

Comments

  1. These are great! Thanks for rounding them up. I think I’ll print the one from 18 25!

  2. Are you printingthem at home or a print place? I find the colors are wonky on my printer!

    • Christina says:

      Sona,

      I am printing them on a regular printer (actually a laser printer). Maybe your color ink is low? Not sure how much a printing place would charge for 1 color copy but if less than a $1 would be worth it to me.

  3. I love what you did with you little sink area! Thanks for all the links. 🙂

  4. Thank you so much for featuring my WORDart! I love your blog…your ideas are wonderful and I will be using quite a few of them. Your home is beautiful!!!!

  5. Thank you for all the nice ideas, a friend shared your link with me.
    Mar

  6. can’t download your thanksgiving package company is blocking it

Trackbacks

  1. […] Beautiful serving tray!  Could leave as is, paint white or even another fun color.  And just because it says it is to display needlework – anything could go in there – fabric, pictures, a cute free printable. […]

  2. […] also have pictures in a few frames displayed in tables (some of them are covered up by my free fall printable art […]

  3. […] the starfish lives in my guest bath, etc.  The frame I had in my stash and I filled it with a free patriotic printable.  The lantern moves all over the house.  But they all came together to be displayed on my […]

  4. […] remember when I posted about using free printables as art?  Well… how about some FREE Christmas […]

  5. […] Using free printables for art […]

Speak Your Mind

*

CommentLuv badge

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.