Throwing in the towel

I saw these tea towels on Fab a year or two ago and thought they were pretty awesome (way too awesome for drying dishes at least). So, I rounded up the states that Matt and I have traveled to together, and figured I'd find something to do with them. 

Finally a few weeks ago I got my act together and gathered up the supplies to stretch the towels as though they were canvases and create a nice little gallery down our main hallway. The colors form a nice gradient so the effect is really bright and cheery. All said and done, I ended up with 11 pieces of art for less than $200—not a bad deal! 

Here's how it worked: