Make Your Own Large Art for Only $9!

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make your own large art for only $9

make your own large art

We’ve been in our place for a year now and we just recently started to do some decorating. Partly because we just haven’t decided what we really want to do, partly because I was pregnant for most of the last year (that was completely distracting), and partly because the walls are big and tall. In the living room there is a railing/shelf thing that the previous owner installed so we’ve had little prints just kind of thrown up there and they looked cute for about a minute until they started to feel disorganized and clutter-y. Since my in-laws were coming out to visit the baby I decided it was the perfect time to spruce up the place, and finally make some decorating decisions.

Before we moved in I envisioned very large dark, moody, flowery, tall bush photographs on our main living room wall. If we had those types of bushes here in Denver I would go take some photographs of them, save my pennies to pay for nice color prints, convince my husband that very large photographs of flowers would look amazing (and not old-lady-like), and then that would be that – vision fulfilled!

Since we don’t have large flowering bushes here and since I didn’t want to spend a lot of money right now I went with my backup idea that I’ve got to admit, turned out pretty cool. I was able to give our living room a whole new look for only $27 – the cost of 3, 3×4 foot prints!

I created large engineer/draft prints of vintage stock photos, and each print only cost $9!

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Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe

strawberry oatmeal smoothie recipe

The great thing about smoothies is that they make for a healthy, quick breakfast. I love that you can throw just about anything in them and they’re probably, most likely, going to be amazing.

Usually, I avoid strawberries in the winter because they are sooo expensive (use this In Season Fruits and Veggies guide to stay on track) but I lucked out the other day at the grocery store and got a pound of them for $2.50! When I ran across this Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe I knew I had to give it a try. I love using oatmeal whenever I can because it’s so cheap, filling, and nutritious. These smoothies are super tasty and they stick with ya!

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