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alisonwonderland
« on: August 01, 2005 09:36:23 PM »

I had a huge gap on my wall. I thought about stretching fabric to hang on there, and I really love marimekko's fabrics..but I'm cheap and won't pay $45/yard or more for even incredibly cute fabric. So I bought a canvas and took it on...I'm really pleased with the result.



I'm really more into the whole sewing/knitting scene and have never really been pleased with my painting/drawing skills. This was a simple enough pattern that I like how it turned out!
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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2005 05:06:56 AM »

so do i. it looks really nice, like something i'd easily be tempted to buy in ikea!
great go, might try something similar too!
simple but really nice. Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2005 09:33:44 AM »



I see SO much Marimekko (esp.that "unikko")  around here so I'm not so into it but you did a good job anyway!
Clear lines and everything,looking really nice.
Way to go!
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« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2005 09:35:07 PM »



I see SO much Marimekko (esp.that "unikko")  around here

Yeah, I know. Seeing it so much is kinda what made me want something of it for myself, I kept seeing everyone making really cute things with that fabric and my wall felt left out.
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« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2005 03:42:12 AM »

that's an awsome idea!
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« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2005 08:49:52 PM »

i wanted to do the exact thing, i love those prints...never thought of just painting one....very resourceful. were you a girl scout? god, i love thin mints.
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