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  1. Hey there! I’m in the process of doing something similar but with my daughter’s canvas art..

    How did you hang your family pic onto it?

    This is such a beautiful idea!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Sounds fun, Lyn! I placed those teeth picture hangers on the back top of the canvas boards and then tied them to the spring with twine or bindwire. You could even use paper clips bent open like an “s”. Hope that helps!

  2. I love this! I’m in the process of doing it in my daughters room. I can’t seem to find a way to hang it! How did you do it?

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Fun! We just put screws into some of the holes that were already in the frame, Michelle. But I’m sure there’s different versions. That will be a fun place to have a flexible wall display!

  3. Marlene Stephenson says:

    I love what you did. If I ever find one (and I will), this is perfect for family photos. You have a nice family.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I hope you find one, Marlene!

  4. When I saw the crib spring you have I knew I wanted to find one. You have it decorated so great. Well I finally found one at a garage sale. I bought the whole bed without the mattress. I decorate it for each season. When I bought it my husband ask me where I was going to put it. He said I hope not in the living room and I said no I was going to put it in the family room.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I loved hearing this, Jonita! After 20 years of repurposing, my husband still can never imagine what I’m going to do with things; he at least asks me before throwing things away, though;) Thanks for letting me know! I’m so glad you found one!

  5. Oh, I have one of these on my wall but yours gives me some excellent ideas! It was the crib I had used with my 4 grandbabies. Thanks!

    1. Arlene,
      It’s been so fun to see your excitement for all your vintage finds! Sounds like you have wonderful treasures to work with; you’re already ahead of many!

      1. deborah dely says:

        Love these ideas but to the left I spied something else I liked and on the bed spring. The Bible songs and whats on the tree. Do you have more of those ideas? I am doing our church tree.

        1. Lora Bloomquist says:

          Deborah, Don’t quite know what you are referring to. As I look at the pic, I have a string of old book pages cut into leaves that I stapled onto some yarn to make a garland. And I also have some old piano keys repurposed into snowflakes. I have rolled music pages into cones before and stuck them into the tree. I suppose you could do that with hymn pages from an old hymnbook;you could use copies if you don’t want to use the original. Good luck with the tree! I remember decorating our church tree many years right after Thanksgiving!

  6. Jann Olson says:

    I love this too Lora! I searched and searched for one when we built my craft room 4 years ago. Couldn’t find one and then I ran across a large chicken wire framed piece at T.J. Maxx and bought it. I still like it, but of course I found an old bedspring last winter. But happily I told my friend what an awesome price it was and she bought it. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

    1. Jann,
      I’ve mostly found them in roadside piles when someone is getting rid of their old crib. And there’s so many restrictions on using old cribs…the trick is to get them before the scrapers do!

  7. Lora, I’m completely smitten with your family tree wall art. Makes junk look pretty elite, doesn’t it? 🙂

    I’ve featured you in this weekend’s DIY Salvaged Junk party. Thanks for linking up! 🙂

    1. Glad you liked it Donna! Guess I’m just not capable of doing a “normal” family photo display;) Thanks for hosting the parties each week; you’ve got my kinda junk people!

  8. Loving all of the colors and textures, Lora–great display with perfect balance and color choices. Thanks so much for linking up your posts with us at Vintage Charm. Pinned!

  9. Diane McCormack says:

    What size bedspring are you using

    1. Diane, this one is a crib-sized spring. The green one in my back entry that I used for a Christmas card display is a twin. The crib one is a nice, smaller size for wall art. Whenever we had them in the store, they didn’t last long.