Introduction: Instant Americana

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This is a very easy way to make instant Americana (or any nation you choose) art out of restaurant/bar flyers. This may seem a bit strange to US readers as these flyers are everywhere, but I live in the UK, so this will be an originally framed import.

I was working in Kansas for a couple of weeks, and I picked up an Applebees flyer while enjoying their chicken salad, and I decided to make an extra birthday present for my mother who collects Americana.


Step 1: Flyer...mmm Beer.

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This is the flyer I used from Applebees.

Step 2: Cheapo Frame

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This is the frame I used from Wilkos (UK equivalent of Target)

Step 3: This Is the Difficult Bit...

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Just put the flyer into the frame...
...and there you go, an instant piece of Americana.

Of course, if you are from the States, you could could pick up a few flyers from UK pubs during you visits.

Oh... total cost �2.38 or about $4.00.

Comments

bryandhispup (author)2010-10-05

Boulevard Beer huh, Must be near KS or MO somewhere... cuz they are right here in KCMO!

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