Quick Pixelated Wall Mural Idea

Quick Pixelated Wall Mural Idea

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Sarah Rae Smith
Sep 17, 2009

Due to our love for repurposing and hands on arts and crafts, we've become completely enthralled with the decorating method above. It's inexpensive, easy to do and can be changed out as often as you'd like. Can you tell what this mural is made from? Details after the jump!

Floppy Discs! They seem to archaic now don't they? But, they can still be found in thrift stores, coast to coast. In fact, because they aren't often bought when put out on the shelves, you can call ahead to thrift stores to see if there's any in the back room, they often get them donated, but don't toss them just yet.

This pixelated method would be a way to redecorate often, as you could easily attach velcro to the back of each disc and then in a grid pattern across your wall. Make a new mural every day, once a month or with the seasons! A can of vinyl spray paint will change up your colors and create a tight, flake free bond.

If you have a photo you'd like to try it out with, check out this tutorial on turning your photos into pixels. It's a very simple process in Photoshop, and even if you don't have it on your computer, chances are a friend does!

(Image: Echslectir)

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