For months and months, I’ve been looking for a way to display artwork at the boys’ eye-level.
Unfortunately, “eye-level” means it would also be within their arms’ reach. Which means anything left unattended would very shortly end up in their mouths and on the floor. Likely in many sharp little pieces.
No deal. The Van Goghs and Rembrandts and Monets would have to wait.
Serendipitously, I got lost in Target, one day scanning aisle after aisle for trash cans. (How can you hide a bunch of trash cans? They’re as big as…well.)
In my search, I found this nifty little undermarketed artwork holder that showed promise.
No glass, no hard plastic even, and it’d be easy to switch out images every so often, without having to take it off the wall. And only $10!
Did I mention “undermarketed”? Check out Target’s own web presence:
I promptly bought it, brought it home, and lost it for 2 months.
The recent playroom expansion gave us more wall space and the perfect excuse to find and install the artwork holder.
For the first fill, I found a cat calendar at Goodwill for $1, and a puppy one at Target’s dollar spot for $3ish. Cut some of the cutest down to fit the pockets and hung the whole thing up with some Command poster strips. Et voila!
But what did the critics think?
And finally, here’s an overly-long video of them worshiping at the quadruped shrine.
Verdict: I did a thing!
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