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DIY Fork Display

Make this unique piece of art with materials found in the kitchen

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Do you have old forks lying around the kitchen? Turn them into instant artwork!

Materials:

  • Old forks
  • Scrap of fabric
  • Spray paint
  • Kitschy picture frame with matting
  • White glue
  • Glue gun

Read the original article in RL Notebook - January-February 2012 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.  

How to do it:
  1. Wipe forks clean. Lay them down on a flat surface protected by newspaper. Spray paint forks. Let dry.
  2. Remove glass, backing, and matting from frame. Spray paint frame. Let dry.

3. Cut your fabric scrap to fit frame backing, leaving a one-inch allowance all around.

4. With a paintbrush, apply white glue to the backing. Attach fabric scrap, pulling it taut and applying glue to the edges. Let dry.

5. Re-assemble picture frame. (Do not re-attach the glass).

6. Attach painted forks onto the fabric backing using a hot glue gun. Let dry.

Finished project

An instant kitchen accent.

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