You know what’s nice? Not having to settle or sacrifice style even when you go the frugal route.
I wanted a large-scale, black and white, graphic piece to display on the accent wall in the front room. At first I was picturing a black and white framed photograph in that space. The other walls will have lots of frames and glass so to balance it out I started to lean toward a canvas of some kind. Nothing I looked around at interested me and even if it did, the large scale canvases were priced beyond what we wanted to spend.
I remembered some yardage I had picked up at IKEA on a trip to Chicago with my sis-in-law ages ago. I dug it out of my fabric stash and found that the pattern size was the perfect scale. Lucas used some 1x framing pieces, his nail gun, and corner clamps and whipped me up a simple custom frame. We stapled the fabric onto the frame and voila: