Thing-A-Day #22: Cardboard Tube Epic Wall Hanging

I said I would and I did. I went grand today, and it was fun. It was a perfect day for it, rainy and cold with a fire in the fireplace:

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My sweet family had words of encouragement all afternoon (and into the evening).

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I must give credit to two sources that provided very necessary inspiration:

THIS beautiful medallion wall art
And
THIS faux iron gate.

I started with the medallion:

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And moved on to make a “gate”:

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The Eldest helped and offered key suggestions.

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And staying up way too late, I finished it:

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I used about 12-14 paper towel rolls for this project. And almost an entire bottle of Elmer’s…

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