Displaying Kids Artwork

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Displaying Kids Artwork with Metal Clips DIY

I had made this artwork display idea a while ago when we were decorating my daughter’s room in our old house. Now that she’s getting a little older, I have been slowly changing her room a little to adapt to her tastes and maturity. Oh, and did I mention I wanted to do it on a budget?  This meant making some slight changes to things she already had, including these frames I made for displaying kid’s artwork.

This is what it looked like before. As you can see she liked to hang her projects from preschool.

Interchangeable Frames for Kids Artwork

They still look great but since I reorganized her room, I wanted to mute the existing colors to match her organization cubes. I decided on painting over them with Martha Stewarts Pearl Acrylic Craft Paint.

Kids Artwork Display

This gave them a shiny pearl sheen. Here’s a photo of the difference.

Kids Artwork Display - Purple Frame

Here are a few close ups.

Kids Artwork Display with Purple Pearl Frame

Kids Artwork Display - Blue Pearl Frame

I used a foam brush and simply painted over the old matching color. I kept the green frame the same but painted over the blue (Aquarium), purple (Eclipse), and pink (Fruit Punch) frames. It dried quickly and I was able to hang them up almost immediately. Even though this was a simple change, it looks much better. Once I finish her room, I’ll share the room tour. Now I am off to paint an accent wall!

Kids Artwork Display with Clips to Change Artwork

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9 Comments

  1. Such a cute way to display the art and make your kids feel special. I like this. 🙂

    Thanks for sharing at Thoughts of Home on Thursday.

  2. This is such a simple idea, but one worth doing. It’s also ideal for when kids take their art to the walls.

    Thank you for sharing this with us on the #HomeMattersParty. We hope to see you again when we open our doors at 12 AM EST on Friday.

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