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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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« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2011 11:08:32 AM »

This is fantastic! My best friend used to be obsessed with Little Mermaid when she was small, she'd have killed for this room (no I'm not kidding Tongue).

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« Reply #11 on: February 10, 2011 11:44:04 AM »

Thank you so much for all the wonderful comments.  To answer some questions I used regular wall paint for the water and the sand, but all the detail work I used regular acrylic paint.  As for the time... i honestly have no idea.  It was done in 2 hour bursts due to the fact that I had my son with me and he was around a year old when I  was painting it.  By the time I was done he hated that room. He would cry everytime we pulled in the drive way . The ceiling isn't finished I have plans to go back this summer and paint it too.
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« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2011 10:28:13 PM »

So amazing. very envious.
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« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2011 10:51:25 PM »

I would have killed to have a room like this as a child. All I can really say is... WOW! I think it's the best baby room I've seen in a while and that includes mine. (2 mth old). It's absolutely stunning! What a wonderful idea getting the family to pick fish to represent them.
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« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2011 08:47:37 AM »

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« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2011 10:57:55 PM »

 Shocked That is amazing! You are so talented, I'm totally jealous I wish I could have had a room like that growing up! That is one lucky little girl I'm sure she will love her room for a long long time.
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« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2011 07:53:51 AM »

Gorgeous! Your niece is lucky to have a room full of your talent to dream and play in!
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« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2011 11:17:57 AM »

What a lucky little girl to have a room like this!
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« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2011 11:43:26 AM »

OH-MY-GOD!
Will you visit my room too? *________*
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« Reply #19 on: February 17, 2011 12:00:16 AM »

Wow, this is gorgeous! I have two little girls and would LOVE to make them something like that but we live in a tiny miny apartment and all the walls are covered with furniture Tongue But when we move to a bigger place...
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« Reply #20 on: February 26, 2011 12:32:45 PM »

Absolutely love this. Gives me ideas for my own room.
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« Reply #21 on: February 28, 2011 12:06:49 PM »

Wow wow wow wow!! That is absolutely spectacular! The castle, the reef, Ariel, the fish... I'd be hard pressed to pick a favourite. What a lucky little girl your niece is!
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« Reply #22 on: March 12, 2011 05:40:49 PM »

AH-MAZING!  That was intensive! 
My daughter now wants Ariel in her room...thanks a lot!  Grin
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« Reply #23 on: August 30, 2013 09:56:46 PM »

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