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Pearlescent
« on: March 25, 2007 09:14:42 AM »

Ok this was my first venture into Interior Design and I loved it. As I have now moved house I have a whole new blank canvass to play with as the boyfriend has left it all Magnolia (as he found it when he moved in) Grin

All the mural was hand-painted by me in silver, which doesn't really show up well given the lighting conditions.

The entire room took me around a week to complete from scratch and I was really pleased with the result!

Anyway here's the pics, sorry about the quality it was a really dodgy digicam:

Main over-the-bed-head mural (around 4' diameter)

Simple silver framed art-cards and Excalibur (I collect swords) as it has a celtic style quillion

These words are also in silver and painted in an awkward place (over a radiator but in a small alcove) just to fill the space and because they look pretty in the bedroom

I will probably post more photos of more rooms as I intend to decorate the flat this summer (possibly. cash permitting) and fist on the list is the kitchen then the bathroom. They are both small-ish rooms but will take the most ingenuity to design...

Anyway I hope you like  Cool
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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2007 05:21:54 PM »

I really like the cluster of words.  That style of design is just so fun.
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« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2007 12:21:20 PM »

Beautiful work! And nice to see someone using celtic patterns in decorating.

PS- I believe I have the same Excalibur sword! Only mine hangs horizontally over the pocket door in my living room.
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« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2007 12:52:54 PM »

wow!  Handpainted?

That's awesome!

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« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2007 07:45:59 PM »

wow.  Shocked you did that by HAND?!?  I want your skills!
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« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2007 09:04:44 PM »

Oh that is beautiful! I espically love all the words written on the wall. WHere did you get the font for "sleep"?
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« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2007 08:10:06 AM »

Hi all...

Yep, hand painted and to be honest I didn't know I had it in me lol!

I can't remember off hand what fonts for the lettering now it was a random one I thought looked nice.

I'm currently sorting through the fonts on my PC at the moment (all 4GiG of them) so if I come across them I'll post and let you know Cheesy

I love Celtic culture and specifically the knots and artwork (I have Scottish roots) and had never seen anything themed with knot-work and figured I'd give it a try.

I suffered terribly from insomnia while I lived at that house and I figured the relaxing words on the wall would somehow subliminally tell my brain that when I was in that room I was there to sleep Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2007 12:05:29 PM »

Nice. Very gaelic.

I'm Irish. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2007 12:09:56 PM »

Great job.  It looks awesome.  I love that shade of blue you picked for the walls.
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« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2007 08:44:44 AM »

I love the painting over your headboard. Did you make a stencil first?
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