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« on: February 03, 2011 06:32:17 AM »

This room was one of the most exciting rooms Ive ever done.  It was for my brother and sister-in-laws first child.  What made this room so much fun was the fact that my brother and I were the only ones to know that they were having a girl.  So I got to paint in secret.  My sister-in-law knew I was painting a under water scene for the baby's room but had no clue and never peeked till she brought home her little princess.  It was such a great surprise. Also each family member picked a fish to represent them.  So she is always surrounded by her family.


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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2011 06:40:20 AM »

omgomgomg i want that for my bed room, my husband to be loves the little mermaid.  lol he would love this is we ever have a little girl
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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2011 06:41:41 AM »

That is the coolest kid's room I've ever seen! You have some mad mural-painting skills! I bet it was hard for you not to have your sis-in-law peek at it, too! I love the castle in the background but then the coral reef rocks are beautiful as well Smiley And Ariel is just spot on! I can't really pick a favorite part of the scene because it's all so well done! This is definitely one of my favorite projects I've ever seen on Craftster!
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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2011 09:21:27 AM »

This is amazing. Just amazing.  Shocked Your niece is going to love that room even when she grows up. I love everything in your mural! And I agree that your Ariel is perfect
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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2011 11:06:32 AM »

Wow. That is absolutely incredible. What talent!
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« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2011 11:15:53 AM »

I LOOOOOOVE IT!!!! So jealous!!! That is the most amazing room!!! I want a bathroom like that!!!
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« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2011 05:15:17 PM »

Beautiful work! I grew up with murals in my room -- first Winnie-the-Pooh, then a rainbow and clouds, and finally a sunset and palm trees -- which might have something to do with my current inability to look at any flat, vertical surface without thinking, "Yay! Another canvas!" Here's hoping your niece is similarly inspired. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2011 02:45:21 PM »

OH MY this is fabulous.

I can't believe that Ariel is painted and not a stick on, you did such a fantastic job with the details.

You can come paint my room anyday.
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« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2011 03:24:30 PM »

Beautiful! I love murals, I really fee like I'm under the sea with Ariel just by looking at the pics! As always, I have questions. Smiley What kind of paint did you use, how long did it take, and what did you do with the ceiling? Fabulous job!
 
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« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2011 05:18:17 PM »

You did an absolutely remarkable job!!  Shocked
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