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11  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Behold the awesomeness that is my dorm wall! on: January 13, 2008 01:22:47 PM
So, long-time lurker, first-time poster, I just HAD to share my super awesome, amazing looking dorm room wall with you all.  

First, I should say that I was inspired by this post:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=172953.0

and headed to the stecilry site to get some inspiration, and heres the result:

Before (Sad, boring, lonely, empty wall):

After (Wall of awesome):

Im so happy with it! I think I might be adding some extra branches to the top of it to make it look less like it was cut out of a rectangular piece of fabric, but otherwise, I adore this.

At first, I was a bit too ambitious and decided to try and hang it up by myself. That was a big mistake.  When I would get the left side to stick, the right side would fall. Then Id try to fix the right side, and the left side would come atumbling down. After struggling for a long time, I called a couple friends over to help meit took three of us to get it up there and straighten it out.  


Total time: 2 hours (this includes my stubborn moment of lone ambition)

Total cost: 3 dollars (YES!)

Ive already gotten heaps of requests to help out other people with their decorations! Its so great!

Anywaythanks for reading, let me know what you think!
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