Size Matters!

Here's the thing .. As most of you know (if you know me), I cant measure! Give me a ruler I will still manage to get the measurements wrong. Then there is converting the humble centimeter into millimeters, and into inches, into feet even! My goodness me ... I recently purchased a 'fold-up' garden table (which I love), and they said it was 4.5 ft. So my mind measured this in that ... I am approx 5.7ish so I rounded this up to 6ft and roughly thought ... well its gotta be over half of my body so that sounds right! Miraculously it actually was - this was a first!


So now, I'm doing a little project, which I thought would be so easy. I purchased some small frames this time around, 12 x 12 inches (30.5cm x 30.5cm) - Impressed? Actually this was written on the box for me, confession! I then thought, Oooh I will pop these little 'treasures of art' in a floating frame ... But my size madness triplicated! What I thought would be a 'click and buy', turned into a 2 hour search. Who knew there are this many 'floating' frames, seriously:-


Floating Canvas Frame

Box Frame

Tray Frame

Baguette Frame

Glassless Frame

3d Floating Frame


Having recovered from my insanity, I made the decision and stuck to the 'Floating Frame'. Then there was the mere measurement of a 1.6cm edge required in millimeters (yes 16mm, not difficult (for some), I know)) but is the frame the entire size, or is it to fit your 12 inch x 12 inch canvas ..... ?


Well ive done it, ordered it, had enough of it - my mind is frazzled ... all I want to do is paint!


I may let you see this next week in its glory, if the frame is large enough to pop my canvas in ...


No pics of my metallics tonight?

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And thats my little story ...


Have a good eve all


T xxx



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