Paper Leaves and a Printable

October 29th, 2012

My sister and I shared a room when we were young girls and I wanted pale blue paint and she wanted lavender on the walls so my mom painted the walls a compromise hue she often called “lavender blue”.  I can’t imagine how many paint samples she went through to settle the argument but our walls really were a lavender blue and we tease each other to this day about whether they were actually more blue or more lavender.  Typical sister stuff.

Now all these years later, my 8 year old daughter decided on both lavender and blue for her room (me thinks it’s a common favorite palette among the 8-12 group).  I decided a pale gray paint was better in the long term for the walls, but we will certainly bring in some lavender and blue accents.  I started by repainting her walls in a shade of pale gray (‘Jade Frost’ by Glidden), then adding a whimsical and fun update to her existing tree mural, and a new framed printable on the wall.

blue desk and you are loved printable

 

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BOTB 10.28.12

October 28th, 2012

Sunday greeting friends, Amanda and I teamed up again to bring you a great roundup of inspiring spaces, projects, and posts in the ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ series – here are the ones that caught our eye during these past two weeks.

A simple trick yields fab results!  Check out these clever washi tape art frames discovered over at Design*Sponge. 

washi tape picture frames

 

Recreate a beautiful starry ceiling like this one with a tutorial by Honey & Fitz. 

starry ceiling honeyandfitz

 

Get the full tour of this fun and family friendly playroom over at I Heart Organizing.

playroom iheartorganizing

 

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