I saw this tutorial on Oh Happy Day last week and LOVED it. So simple! So cheap!
The projects I see that inspire me drop everything and make right away are always the best ones. Same goes for home goods. The stuff I see that I just have to buy right away - no deliberation - is always the stuff I love most. This is a good lesson because now I understand that when I take the time to deliberate or rationalize, it really means it's not a good fit.
My original plan was to hang this in the entry way. But I didn't buy enough supplies for a huge one and so the scale actually worked better over our bed. And now that it's up, I can confirm that the space above the headboard was missing something, but it wasn't a painted canvas. It was a super cheap mix of styrofoam balls and wooden dowels.
You could totally paint this for a different look, but I am sticking with neutrals in the bedroom (and practically the whole house) at the moment.
I hung it with fishing line and clear push-pins. These sculptures are incredibly light, and thanks to the hot glue, surprisingly sturdy. I know it will be awhile before baby girl can focus on it (not enough contrast) but in the meantime, Paul and I will have something to stare up at in the mornings...or in the middle of the night when we're up because baby girl has decided it's party time.