Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Grace is All Girl!

This is a picture of the wooden letters I altered to make my 4 year old DD name for over her bed. Don't you just love those pink walls (: Her bed-spread is Disney Princess. I created the letters to coordinate with all the colors in her room. The paper is Basic Grey and the paint is a light pink acrylic paint. I also used Pearl acrylic paint from Ranger to distress the edges and give it a glow. I used Glitz Design Bling. Grace is happy with her name (: 
This is a close up of a butterfly I made out of a plastic package. I just found a butterfly image I liked in a magazine and used it for a template. I stamped a flourish on the butterfly and added stickles to the edges of the butterfly. It is hard to see in the picture but really pretty on the letter. This butterfly shows how recycling and reusing = pretty embellishment. 
If you have any questions please feel free to ask! This was an inexpensive decoration to make. 
Let me know what you think!!!!!

18 comments:

Jennifer Scull said...

you did a beautiful job with these letters! and how clever of you to make that gorgeous butterfly out of a package! love it! :)

Martha said...

very pretty., I like it alot!

Carmen said...

Great idea for the butterfly!! Beautifully done btw.

Maria (Inky Stamper) said...

ooh - nice. love how that turned out. love the yellow flower accent, really draws your eyes to it.

we'll be painting our house and we'll get some decorating done too.

Tina said...

Very darling! Love the pink theme.

Sara said...

oh Julie this is gorgeous, I love everything about it.

Jennie said...

You are so creative! I love the dp you used....I miss my little girl being in the princess stage.

Stephanie said...

Awww how sweet, and YES I love the color.

Gina said...

Oh sweet, I am sure your daughter loves it!

Leigh Ann Baird said...

My girls would love something like this on their walls. We built our house 2 years ago and I let my girls choose the paint color for their bedrooms and we ended up with Piglet Pink from the Disney colors at Home Depot. When it first went up it was so bright I just knew the painters bought the wrong color but they didn't. It looked better after curtains were put up, etc. but it's still very pink.

kathleenh said...

These letters for Grace are so pretty and girly! I love the recycled embellishment you made!

Dru said...

Very pretty - I know she loves it!

Scrubbysue said...

Awwwwwwwww......so pretty julie!!! I bet she LOVES IT! so feminine! and that DP is perfect for it! TFS!

Katy said...

Very cute! Love the colors.

shellpole said...

Beautiful job...very clever with the butterfly.

Anne said...

How fun is that-super cute that's one lucky girl!

Karen from PA said...

Beautiful job with the letters...love the butterfly, and I love the color of the walls.

Kristin said...

How cute! and too funny, this is what I'll be doing in my DD's room w/in the next 6 months or so as we transition from the baby room to the Big Girl room! (wooden letters and pink!) love it!

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