I finished my first project for the nursery… well maybe!
It is done and up on the wall but I am still debating over a thing or two so I am hoping you guys can help me out a bit with those things.
But here is my project and a glimpse into the colors I will be using in the nursery:
This wasn’t too hard to make so here is how you can make one for yourself.
-Canvases- I used two 8×8 squares and 1 12×12 square
-Stencil Paint Brush
Center your stencil on your canvas and tape in place.
You could also cut out vinyl to use as a stencil if you would like.
On a paper plate, put a glob (that’s a good word for it, right?) of paint. Take your stencil paint brush and dip in paint. Pounce off extra paint on the plate.
Begin filling in your stencil by using the pounce method.
Continue filling in the entire stencil.
(Sorry- darn picture turned and can’t fix it!)
Fill the entire stencil and then remove it while the paint is still wet.
Once the paint is dry, shift your stencil over and line up the pattern.
Continue to fill in the stencil. (No brainer there!)
I wanted the patten on the edge of the canvas as well so I just folded the stencil over the edge to complete.
Keep shifting the stencil around the canvas until you have your desired pattern.
Here is the completed canvas.
At this point, I took some white paint and fixed any areas where the yellow paint may have bleed under the stencil.
I painted one yellow, one coral, and one turquoise.
Onto the letters:
I sanded them a little and painted them gray.
I also painted them with silver glitter paint for a little something extra.
I just glued the letters onto the canvas and hung them on the wall above the crib using Command picture hanging strips.
You can see the glitter a little better in this shot.
I think they look great above the crib!
But….. here is my question: I am trying to decide if it needs something else, perhaps some little rosettes or something or will that be TOO much?!
Also, I am not sure if I like the spacing of them. I kinda want them closer together but with the battens I think it would look strange. What do you think?!
Help a sista out and tell me what you think in the comments!
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