Botanical DIY

One thing you should know about me is, I love all things wood! My favourite designs incorporate vintage elements with a modern and clean feel. These botanical hanging prints are the perfect way to liven up my otherwise extremely boring office. 

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This is a super easy DIY, and there are a ton of free botanical artwork available for download online. Find the one (or in my case, six) you like, download it, and you are good to go!

Here are the things you will need for this DIY.

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01. Your Botanical Prints (mine are 9x11)
02. Dowels (I got three 8 foot dowels)
03. Hand Saw
04. Sand Paper
05. Stain
06. Small Paintbrush
07. Twine (or rope, depending on how big you are making your prints)

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Step One: Measure out your dowels and cut them to size. I did them one inch longer than the width of my prints, so I would have an extra half inch on each side of the print. 

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Step Two: The ends of your dowels are going to be a bit rough, so sand them down and round out the edges. 

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Step Three: Stain your dowels. Don't forget the stain the ends of them!

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Step Four: Staple your prints from behind to the back of side of you dowels. Staple one dowe on the top, and one on the bottom.

Step Five: Cut your twine to size, depending on how long you like it to be. Tie the ends of each side of the twine in a knot, and staple that to the back of the top dowel.

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Step Six: Hang them up! I used brass thumb tacks, but you can use whatever you like!

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Happy creating!
-Megan