Quick, Easy & Beautiful (Nursery) Art!

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In addition to getting everything together for the RSA install next week, I've been hard at work completing a nursery redesign for a client who is scheduled to be induced today (hi Alicia!!).  One of the hardest pieces has been finding art for above the crib--I even tweeted a few weeks ago about looking for good books to be used as art in a baby's nursery, but had trouble finding the perfect look.  Low and behold I found it last week at a thrift store in the form of a Little Golden Book (remember those??).

I wanted to use a book that had good art but few words--this Bunnies ABC's was just the thing with it's slightly yellowed pages and simple (but colorful) illustrations. 
I took 3 Ikea Ribba frames...
Three of my favorite pages...
Added a 12x16 mat from Michael's...
Mounted the pages to the back of the fake photo from the mat insert (see above) using good ol' Scotch tape...

And created some pretty beautiful art! I really love how the tint of the pages matches the outside mat and gives it a bit of a custom feel.
(don't worry, images on the back on visible once the frames are on the wall!)
Here's a sneak peak of the finished project...

                                                           Totally perf, if I do say so myself!

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