I just realized I have something awesome I could share! Yay! hehe.
So, my mom and I moved from this super crappy little rented townhouse, into a fabulous lovely new townhouse she bought. I took the basement (which is huge
), that is finished, has a full bathroom, a wetbar, and larger size of mini-fridge, and I made it my own. It took me ages to finish it, but I looooove how it came out, and so does everyone who's seen it. No one wants to believe I actually did it myself! LoL.
This was the start:
(note all the paintchips on the floor, haha)
Try to pretend this isn't a crappy cell-phone pic in horrible light from a phone I'd had since like 2004 lol:
(we've moved from paint chips
to paint cans
littering the floor!
And the [just about] finished thing:
(I did eventually
finish the last couple squares! LOL)
I'm really annoyed I didn't notice until I'd painted that I messed up the one part (lower middle), by not having the gold square overlap the darker purple one, but oh well, it still looks great! There's a couple other random little squares on that blue wall and the little bit of wall that's on the ceiling facing into that part of the room. I didn't really have too much plan going in, I made a quick sketch but it's hard to get the idea of size on a little paper from a huge wall, so it was only a really basic guide. I pretty much just picked up the tape, used the level to make it in a straight line, did it to a size I liked, cut it, then measured it and made the other sides. When I finally picked the colors, I just opened up an editing program, opened the 1st photo here, and made quick rough squares over them using appx colors of the paint, to make sure I figured out a nice spread out arrangement of the colors, where none would be touching themselves and they'd all get a roughly equalish amount of wall space. And then I used some Tink decals from Home Depot and incorporated them, partially, into the square designs!
Better view of Tink:
I miss it!! lol