Blogging Blueprint: Five Thrift-Store Finds Transformed

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Adornment. If you haven't already noticed, that's the theme for the month of September across the rest of the AT sites.

But what is green adornment? What makes one piece of artwork greener than another?

A good place to start might be second hand adornment -- adornment from your local thrift store. The recent issue of Blueprint has some unique ideas for decorating with second-hand items. We like this arrangement of thrifted frames.

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Unfortunately, when we think of secondhand art, our mind often wanders to those stacks of generic paintings in the back corner of our local thrift store.

Well, Blueprint even gives those dated paintings a fresh look. Find an appropriately sized painting, buy a few inexpensive parts, and you have a really fun and functional timepiece.