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alhrayth
« on: May 19, 2009 02:40:05 PM »

some time ago I posted this http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=299095.0 project - three panels I hung above my bed. For the living room we're re-doing (photos coming soon because I'm really proud, but I want to do some more things before taking more pics) we decided on a single panel this time, in a different style - black and white to tie with the other prints we're putting up, and we chose a bamboo design to give an oriental feeling as there are some Chinese prints in the mix...

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I'm really curious to see it up on the wall!
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murg886
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2009 04:17:03 PM »

That looks so good. I think I will steal this idea.... ;P
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prunes28
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2009 06:47:27 PM »

WoW, this is amazing. I'm totally stealing your idea! i was trying to find an idea for a gift painting for my sister in law's college graduation this weekend, and this is perfect!
i just hope mine will turn out as nice as yours  Wink
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murg886
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2009 02:57:45 PM »

This idea is great and I think I'm going to start designing some myself. What kind of paint did you use?
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alhrayth
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2009 05:36:32 AM »

Thanks for the comments! It was fairly quick to make, as I wanted something of really unfussy... I like it!
The paint... hmm... the white base is a matte leftover from painting the doors of the living room (I have a bit of trouble translating the name of the types of paint into English... this one was a wood/metal paint quite fast drying, not smelly, no need to use paint remover to clean the brushes, water was enough... some kind of acrylic paint I think), and the grey and  black were the smallest pots of whaterver we could find, another kind of acrylic/enamel... argh I hate these translations...
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