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« on: February 02, 2013 12:17:28 PM »

Baby #3 is on the way, so I've been steadily working away at the nursery.
We have a Miyazaki theme going on, and after seeing this tutorial: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=292952.msg3329977#msg3329977  I knew exactly how I wanted to decorate one of the walls!

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I started out with white conTact paper, and then sketched out the Totoros. Next, my partner and I painted them. When they dried, I went over the outlines with a sharpie, and TA-DA!

Here are some close ups:









I'm thinking about adding two more, but otherwise I'm pretty happy with how this turned out.
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« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2013 03:31:30 PM »

Oh, these are sooo adorable Smiley My future child (got a few years to go) will be getting a woodland themed nursery, but I might have to sneak in a Totoro-esque character as well Wink

Also a brilliant method for making a mural. Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2013 12:45:53 AM »

Super cute!!!  I love the idea of Totoros singing over babies...
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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2013 09:14:59 AM »

I love it! Ugh, so cute! My daughter LOVES totoro! She was a totoro for Halloween, but no one knew what it was so I just told them she was a bunny-squirel. I might have to make my kiddo some big poster-board cut out totoro's for her birthday! great idea.
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« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2013 11:11:22 AM »

What a happy room!! Thank you for sharing.
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« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2013 10:54:54 AM »

Thank you all for appreciating it!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2013 07:02:07 AM »

What a happy and colorful baby room!

I love that it is a mural...
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« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2013 11:40:09 AM »

Thank you!  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2013 11:28:47 PM »

Great efforts. One of mine friend's kid room has decorated on Tom & Jerry theme....that also look great.
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