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Topic: my super awesome tiled colorful crazy bedroom wall  (Read 52564 times)
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« on: February 08, 2007 01:35:36 AM »

so i JUST moved... and painting my last apartment was such a pain in the bum (let's just say i started it the week i moved in and finished it seven months later Smiley) i wasn't anxious to do it again.  soooo... enter my super awesome idea.  paperaddict.com, site of many reasonably priced awesome 12x12 scrapbooking papers. a little strategic placing (making sure that similar colors and similar patterns weren't too close, yes, i AM that anal) and voila!  my wall!  i totally love it.  i have full mirrored closet doors across from it so when i look in the mirror it's my backdrop.  this was a fairly cheap super easy super awesome way of jazzing up my boring white wall.

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blackheathen
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2007 03:42:41 AM »

What a good idea..... it looks great!
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« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2007 04:37:42 AM »

I would so love a wall like that!  Good job!
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lephraim
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2007 04:53:01 AM »

That's brilliant! What a great way to jazz up a boring room! How'd you attach the squares? Did you use wallpaper glue or something?
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marleah
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2007 05:15:15 AM »

Looks great! This would be a great alternative for apartments that you can't paint, depending on how you attached it.
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artzyfartzy
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2007 06:03:17 AM »

how did you attach the paper?  this is sorta like something I've been thinking of doing too because I found some really pretty paper and I want to show it all off Grin  .........your wall looks fantastic & is very inspiring!!!
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ChristineRenee
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2007 06:12:26 AM »

Wow that looks amazing! The wall in my bedroom that is behind my bed has a ginormous mirror on it, and I've been trying to figure out what I can do to cover up at least part of it because it looks very 1970s (and not in a good way). This could be a good solution for me. Thanks for sparking the idea. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2007 09:05:47 AM »

Beautiful work. how did you attached the paper.. Did you use a sealer?  how long did it take you?

Thanks for sharing!
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RueRue
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2007 09:08:30 AM »

you just gave me a idea for my craft room thanks! looks great!
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« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2007 10:04:53 AM »

this is a really fantastic idea.  not too expensive and way less time intensive than painting (or so i assume).

it looks great too!
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