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« Reply #10 on: December 29, 2007 10:04:02 PM »

i hit "this rocks!" because it looked like it was taken directly from Dr Suess books, amazingly well done and you've got one lucky little boy ^_^

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« Reply #11 on: December 31, 2007 11:51:23 AM »

The characters are taken from a few books. 

I used a projector (the theatre kind), and put the images on the walls.  Unless you leave the projector there, and paint one color at a time, with drying time in between, it would take months.  BUT, since my fiancee and I are pretty good at freehand, we kind of just traced the images (sorta!), and did all the details ourselves.  Actually, I did most of them since he was too nervous to do most of the characters.  Even though I say we used a projector, it only helped for the outer edge and placement on the wall.  Other than that, it was not too easy, nor too hard.  It did take us a lot of weekends, especially since i was more than 50% into my pregnancy when we started.  I recommend it to anyone.  I just scanned the images in, and hooked the projector up to my laptop.  I absolutely love the room and will miss it when we sell the house in a couple of years. 

I definitely want to thank everyone for their kindness.  I have gotten so many compliments (electronic and in person) that I just can't believe it!  It's hard to believe I could do something so good.  You would think I've done this a million times.  I wish I could invite everyone over to see it, since everyone that has states it is 10x better in person. I don't know, I've always seen it in person.  he he

Thank you and please remember, its only as hard as you think it will be! 

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« Reply #12 on: December 31, 2007 01:32:27 PM »

That is awesome!  I love Dr.Seuss!  Your kid is gonna be admired so... Smiley

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« Reply #13 on: January 10, 2008 03:59:06 PM »

I wish my room looked that way! I love dr. seuss! You really did an incrediable job!

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« Reply #14 on: January 10, 2008 04:12:03 PM »

WoW!!! What an incredible job, I'm totally blown away!

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« Reply #15 on: January 10, 2008 05:12:40 PM »

All I can say is...  WOW! Shocked

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« Reply #16 on: January 15, 2008 08:33:55 PM »

so cute!

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« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2008 11:17:17 AM »

Very cool. I'm in the middle of painting a Lorax mural on the side of my garage. If I ever get it finished, I'll post pictures, but somehow winter sneaked up on me before I got done with it.

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« Reply #18 on: January 17, 2008 09:37:41 PM »

This is like the coolest thing I've ever seen! You're son is so lucky. The only thing you're missing is the brown barbaloots in there barbaloot suits. I love it. Great Job!
« Reply #19 on: January 19, 2008 04:42:24 PM »

Amazing job!  It's possible I stumbled on you photos earlier when I was surfing online for inspiration for my daughter's dr. suess nursery.  It looks familiar (and not just because I love the characters.)

I am now inspired to post photos of my nursery along the same lines.  More "one fish two fish, and done on canvases because I knew we would be moving.  Thanks for the inspiration(s).
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