Recently, I was given the opportunity participate in Crystal Light's Liquid Living Vibrantly Campaign. I was asked to explore Crystal Light Liquid's flavor options and sample Crystal Light Liquid while searching for inspiration for a project that would bring flavor and vibrancy to my life. My thoughts immediately went to sipping Crystal Light Liquid poolside with the kids this summer.
In addition to my family, things that bring vibrancy to my life are a passion for home design and the hunt for a great find. Funny how inspiration works: That very same day as I was unpacking backpacks, I was struck by a fantastic one-of-a-kind original painting by my son, Cameron. The colors were a "vibrant" combination of turquoise and red. That art was my inspiration for this project, I immediately pictured a summertime home decor vignette inspired by his amazing art...
Of course, the piece would need a unique frame from one of my local thrift shops.
Cameron's art, a summertime decor vignette and a thrifting adventure, my "living vibrantly" project fell right into place.
Here it is…
Here's a behind the scenes look at how it came together...
Since Cam's art was the center of my project, I asked him to join me on the frame hunt. Thrifting with Cam was a blast. He found certain items particularly amusing…
He determined it was only fair that he got paybacks if I was going to photograph him popping tags. So, here I am giving him the official we-found-the-perfect-frame thumbs up.
Cam's original painting was a bit large, so we stopped at the office supply store and asked them to reduce the size to fit inside our frame.
I removed the painting from our thrift store frame, spray painted it glossy black and inserted Cam's art, covered by a piece of pre-cut plexi glass.
Using the art as my color road map, I created a vibrant summertime vignette in our living room bookcase.
I scored bright turquoise and red serving pieces in the clearance section of a discount home store.
We are enjoying the new pop of color in the living room. It has us excited for summertime entertaining.
What I love most is that Cameron's art is the center of this project.
Thank you, Crystal Light Liquid and Blogher for giving me the opportunity to sample the new Crystal Light Liquid and create a project that involved my three passions: my family, home design and a deal hunt. My interpretation of "living vibrantly.
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