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We've made several DIY projects based on inspiration from trips to Walt Disney World over the years. But for now, to get our theme park fix without an actual visit, we have been watching videos from a number of theme park content creators.
Recently, one of those YouTubers posted a room tour of the Universal Studios Florida Hard Rock Hotel. In it, we spotted the most intriguing wall art made out of drumsticks. We decided we needed to recreate it as we had the perfect wall for it to hang!
The inspiration came from the Super Enthused YouTube channel. Her video "Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando | Full Room & Resort Tour + Dining, Water Taxi, Christmas Tree" has the clip at 14:54.
We decided to work with the backside of the piece up to make it easier to apply the support board. This made it a little more challenging while we consulted the reference photo. Please let us know in the comments below how you would tackle this step in the process. I feel like we made it more complicated than it needed to be!
Before we could hang the new artwork, we had to remove these vintage windows and lights from the wall. I've been reading blog posts from LeadSafeMama.com where she writes about potential sources of lead in our everyday environments. It was an article she wrote in November, 2020, that convinced us that we should removed the vintage windows we were currently using as decor at Steph's house. I do remember when we got them that we needed to work safe around them, but looking back, I realized we should not have been working with them at all due to the potential that they probably were painted with lead paint. We'll share more in a future post about what we've learned about the lead hazards in our own homes.
Inspiration for DIY can be found in so many places! Where do you find inspiration? Let us know in the comments below.
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