Sunday, July 24, 2011

{weekend projects}

ahhh  . . a sigh of relief.  I was able to get a few projects done this weekend . horray!  First I want to share with you what great buys I got at the second hand store! 


I have been on the look out for collecting frames to make a a collage in my living room.  I picked up all of these frames for under $15!  Just a little paint and they are good as new!  


So now for my second project . . to be honest I have been putting this one off for a while because I knew it was going to take all day and all of the patience I have!  But it is done and I just love it!  Here is my version of the painted wallpaper:



I used the Martha Stewart Metallic paint again in this project.  I just love how throughout the day the painted wallpaper looks different with the changing light.  It did take me all day to do this and all the patience I had . . . but with a little good music . . . another successful DIY project was finished!
I received my inspiration from this fabric:


I made a stencil from the fabric design.  Soon you will be able to find this as a wallpaper option at Janie Mac . .i will keep you posted!  But a vinyl would save a whole lot of time . . I am now considering that in my office.  I hope this inspires you to finish those projects you are putting off. .because once again IT WAS ALL WORTH IT!

13 comments:

  1. Brittney that looks so cute! Seriously I love it

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  2. Oh, your wall looks fabulous Brittney! The frames are nice too, I like how you matted them!

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  3. Absolutely beautiful! You must have the patience of Job to do this. I know you must really enjoy it though.

    Pat

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  4. Just found your blog and WOW, I love that wall! Great job!

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  5. WOW! Love the wall! I like your style!

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  6. That is gorgeous! and I love that mirror! Is that the Z Gallerie one or did you find one somewhere else? I have been crushing on that mirror forever!

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  7. I love your stenciled wall. I featured in one of my posts http://decoratingcents.blogspot.com/2011/10/trends-stencils.html

    Feel free to grab a button.

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  8. I love your wall! Did you hand paint the areas you traced? Im dying to do this! Please let me know! Thanks!

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  9. I did hand paint this. .of course using the stencil as the guide. If you have the patience it is all worth it! I made my own stencil off of some fabric I found using poster board. Let me know if you need any more help! There are great business' out there that make great stencils!

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  10. Beautiful! What paint colors did you use (background and metallic)?

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  11. I love that! Can you tell me what brand and color paint you used?

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  12. Would love to know what colors you used for both the background and metallic? Thanks!

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  13. I realize this post is old, but I just happened to stumble upon it and had to tell you how beautiful I think it is! I imagine it was alot of work, but WOW it is lovely. Very inspiring!

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