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nepthaphis
« on: December 02, 2008 01:09:55 PM »

Hi  Smiley

So many of you Craftsters have made the most amazing wall decals from contact paper, and I fell in love with the idea!

In our house we've got a wall that's part of the chimney so we can't really hang any pictures or anything on it, but I figured a bit of contact paper would be allowed (we're not using the chimney since sadly we don't have a fireplace). Incidentally the corner where the chimney wall is located, is where our kitties have their toilets/sand boxes, so I thought I'd give them something to look at whilst...erh...doing their business.

This is what I came up with - inspiration came from pictures on the Net, and was freehanded onto the contact paper and then cut out:

cat decals by nepthaphis, on Flickr

I'm sorry about the crappy angle, but it's in a corner and terribly hard to photograph  Smiley

The kitties seemed to enjoy it and was staring at the birds for the longest time *lol* Especially our girl My who's quite a hunter and brings home little gifts for the family to enjoy quite frequently.

Guess I've gotta post a pictures of the babies too... My's the shorthaired lady on top of the sofa, and Largo's the fuzzy hunk pretending to be asleep *lol*
My & Largo by nepthaphis, on Flickr
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rileyartie
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2008 09:48:53 PM »

I love what you did. The birds on the line are definitely my favorite.  You did a great job freehanding the cut outs. Not to mention your kitties are pretty cute too.
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2008 09:55:29 PM »

These are the BEST decals I've seen!  I love how one's standing on the litter box!  I'd love to do something like this for kitties.
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nepthaphis
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2008 11:51:11 PM »

*blush* Thank you both so much for the praise! It wasn't as hard as I had feared and I'm already oogling the other blank spots on our walls for more decals *lol*
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andrea_joy
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2008 07:22:00 PM »

So adorable!  (Both the decals and the live kitties).

I love cats. *sigh* Smiley
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TwilightFirefly
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2008 07:40:57 AM »

I -love- this!!! Now I'm plotting about where in my mom's house I might do something similar... You really did a great job. Cute and creative way to personalize your place with a really unique decoration!
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