Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Wall Art Transformation

Sorry I have kinda been MIA lately
Remember this post
Well apparently after taking care of my cute boys
three days later I was not so lucky and it was my turn
I got the tummy flu this weekend
and was in bed all day Sunday

I HATE being sick especially tummy stuff
but I did get in 4 hours of the six hour version 
of Pride and Prejudice in 
So that was super exciting 
now I just gotta find time to finish it 


Luckily I was much better by memorial day
So there was some Jam makin' with my mother in law, 
(more about this later :) )
cemetery visiting with my family
and a BBQ with the Kjar clan
And today I am 100% myself again

 
 (Me and M on the Tramp on at the Memorial Day BBQ)

Anyway....Getting on with the post
 Since my room is finally getting a makeover...
Slowly but surely
I figured I would get started on some of the decor
So I started with these really cute wall art pieces
They are 6 1/2 X 6 1/2 inch boxes

(sorry this picture is so blurry but it was the only before picture I had)
Darn don't ya hate that!
We got these for our Wedding from a friend
I love them the flowers are so pretty
but I'm not gonna have black in my room and 
I really thought these would look pretty in there
I just didn't know what color to do them

At first I thought brown
But that would be kinda boring 
so Ty (hubby) suggested Yellow
Of course I was right on board with that
Yellow is my favorite color after all and
Yellow is going to be one of our new colors
I was so excited and hopped right on that


First thing I did was tape them up with some painters tape
FREE...we already have so much of this stashed around
I'm not quite sure why we have so much
But I am sure glad we did


Then I went and got the Krylon BauHaus Gold
It isn't gold at all it is more of a pretty mustard yellow
And I LOVE it


And here they are spray painted, tape off and
BEAUTIFUL
What do you think?
I love the Sepia photos against this Yellow!
PERFECT

It is exactly the color I was going for for our room
I have another really fun transformation that I am using this color for
I was working on it today but it won't be done for a few days
so make sure to check back :)

This fun, easy and cheap transformation is linked up to 
all the parties in my "where I link" tab up at the top of the page and here:



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The winner will be announced June 3rd
and I could be YOU

Thank you for reading and following 
Have a beautiful day!

17 comments:

  1. Ugh!!! So sorry you were sick! That is no fun! Hope you are still doing insanity :). It feels good to be back!

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  2. Those turned out adorable!!!

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  3. They look great! That dressed them up nicely.

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  4. sweet makeover! love the yellow and glad you're feeling better. being a sick mama is the worst:(
    YOURS, MINE AND OURS

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  5. GREAT DIY Project love it!!!

    CONGRATS TOO- YOU WON THE CUTE CHEVRON Pouch! can you email me at jenglamgirl@gmail.com

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  6. I'm in love with anything yellow - beautiful job!

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  7. Too cute! I love that shade of yellow! Thanks for the pin! I went to find you on Pinterest only to find that we already follow each other!
    Life with the Ellwoods

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  8. They look amazing in yellow! Thanks for "pinning" my new picture frame wreath! you're awesome!

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  9. Oh, these are too cute! Love the mustard yellow, I do know how you have a thing for yellow. :) Great job at using what you already had. Glad you are back to blogging, we missed you!

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  10. Wow, the yellow really makes the pictures pop!

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  11. great job! I LOVE THEM! They turned out great!
    -Nikki
    http://chef-n-training.blogspot.com/

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  12. I love how the frames turned out! The yellow makes the prints POP!

    Brandi-Lee
    knockingitoff.blogspot.com

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  13. I love the frames yellow. Thanks for linking to the party. Maybe you can motivate me on my painting. I ccan't wait to see your side tables.

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  14. Stopping by after your kind comments at my blog. These are such a great transformation! I love remaking something that I have on hand into something even better. (And I love that version of Pride and Prejudice too!!!)

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  15. That is my favorite movie! I have watched it so many times. Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your sweet comment!

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  16. I would love for you to link it up to my party that is running now. Any linky goes.

    http://bacontimewiththehungryhypo.blogspot.com/2011/06/any-link-goes-party-running-now-summer.html

    Come strut your stuff.

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