EASY FRAMED MARBLE ART

March 14, 2016

Today I want to share a simple art project which involves very little effort, except driving to the store! I promise.
 
I was looking for some large art for my dining nook. I was still recovering from my DIY efforts for the living room, so this time I couldn't muster the energy to make something.

Our dining room is more of a nook, and we hardly eat out there so decorating it was never a priority. We recently made a few simple changes like changing the light fixture and finally adding some art.


Let me tell you a bit about the artwork. It's a DIY where the doing actually means driving.

I love a good natural pattern like that of marble and agate. I remember having seen framed marbled art on Pinterest. So after relentlessly pinning it, I finally got to doing it! I first read about this on the TheDecorfix blog. So thank you Heather, for the original idea!


First, I went out and bought marbled paper from Paper Source. They market it as fine paper, and you can see it online as well as in the store. However, I strongly recommend going to the store to check them out 'cos its a visual treat.  I must warn you though, their collection  is just gorgeous and you will go through the long process of having to selecting JUST ONE. It's painfully cruel I tell you.

 
Finally I ended up buying this beautiful, crinkled, hand-marbled greenish-blue paper with streaks of gold and black. I then put them in IKEA Ribba frames (one of my favorites), and simply hung them on the wall. Easy-peasy artwork! (Well not so easy, hanging those RIBBA frames is quite a pain).  I think they would also look stunning in gold frames.


I decided to forgo the mat, to show off as much of the paper as possible. I love it so much! I am often staring into it and it's my current favorite thing at home. The natural marbling and the green gives it an almost oceanic look.




Now we have a reason to actually eat at this table! What do you think?
 
Cheers,
Vinaya 

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10 comments

  1. It looks so bright and mod with the art! Love it!

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  2. Gorgeous!! I love the colors of the marbled paper. Nice call on the pair hung close together. (That's one of my favorite set ups for artwork:)

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    1. Thank you so much Heather! I'm so glad you like it !! :)
      I had such a hard time choosing from all those colors, but I'm finally happy. Well I think no matter which one I picked I would have been happy ha ha, cos they are all gorgeous!

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  3. Marble has been a trend for quite a long, but I am glad to see this blue with gold veins in use. Love it!

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    1. So true! I think the gold veins are my favorite part too! :)

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  4. Here via designsponge... you have a lovely home!
    loved the marble art. :))

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    1. Hello Austere!! Thank you so much!! The marble art is a favorite of mine too :)
      Glad you found the page through DS. Thankyou for stopping by! :)

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  5. What a great project! An easy way to make a huge impact!

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    1. Thanks so much Dara! It surely is quite easy ��

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