The Thrifty Nerd–Dirt Cheap Art For Your Walls

Not bad for $8 a piece.

Not bad for $8 a piece.

     I was cleaning up my office the other day and took down my 2012 Vintage Marvel Comics calendar (published by Asgard Press).  I got it last January for 50% off at Barnes & Noble–You know to never, ever, ever buy your calendar before January 1st don’t you?  Anyway, it’s a really nice, high quality calendar, and I thought it’d be a shame to just chuck it in the trash.

     The cool thing about Asgard’s calendars is that they’re designed to be used as framed wall art once their done functioning in their intended role. Each image is perforated at the top and bottom of the page.  Once a print is removed from the calendar, it’s ready for framing in a standard ready-made 11″ x 14″ picture frame.

     In need of some art to fill in some of the remaining blank space on the Nerd Cave’s walls, I headed to Hobby Lobby to see what they had in the way of frames. I was pleasantly surprised to find all their picture frames on sale for 50% off. I happily paid $6.50 each for a black and a silver frame.

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