Deer Antlers DIY wall decor

Hi Guys, it’s about time for a new tutorial, yay!

So I bought this beautfiful deer skull with some cute antlers on a fleamarket. Yes, I do love fleamarkets. Basically all my DIY’s are created due to fleamarket finds, haha.

Antler DIY Walldecor

Antler DIY Walldecor

Alright let me show you what I did here:

So when I bought my deer skull it was already dismantled from the base which is actually pretty neat for which I was planning to due anyways. (Also it was a lot cheaper that way) I didn’t like the natural wood finish on the base and wanted to spice it up a bit.

Antler DIY Walldecor

Antler DIY Walldecor

As you can see the base still had some old glue on it.

Antler DIY Walldecor

Antler DIY Walldecor

It’s very important to sand off all the bumps and get it nice and smooth. It’n not only prettier that way but also makes it easier for the paint to hold on the wood.

Antler DIY Walldecor

Antler DIY Walldecor

Now you can grap whatever paint you like to color your base. I used a bronze metallic acryl shade that I scored on sale a while ago. Yay to super cheap DIY’s, right?

Antler DIY Walldecor

Antler DIY Walldecor

Antler DIY Walldecor

Antler DIY Walldecor

After the paint has fully tried you can use a hot glue gun to glue the skull back onto the base. And that’s all that is to it. The whole thing took about 2h with drying time for the paint and did cost under 8$!

 

Antler DIY Walldecor

Antler DIY Walldecor

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Live wild and free – Street Photography

I’m currently trying to get into street photography. It’s such a nice challenge. You have to have your settings right or otherwise the moment has passed. It’s a lot of fun and trains my eyes so much. I think it’s a good exercise for everybody who’s into photography. Try it yourself!

Grap your camera and snap away. A little Tip: Wide angled lenses are better. ( You already have a bigger depth of field) and push your ISO high in most cases a 100 is not going to do the job.

I like to turn them into Black&White. It’s easier that way to concentrate on the subject. Especially the East Village is very colorful and you don’t know where to look first.

I took this shot in the East Village of New York City while walking by. She just walked out the store to light up her cigarette.

Jellyfish inverted – Happy Mistake

Today I was playing around with the Jellyfish image that I posted earlier this year here.

I actually wanted to apply a mask first and than invert it but by mistake I inverted it first and I really like the artsy effect. That’s why I thought I should share it with you :)

I didn’t edit the colors at all. This is just how it came out after falsely inverting it. I’d call it a Happy Mistake!