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26 March 2010

Paint-By-Number Mural Love

Oh my word. I just spotted this over on Happiness Is... (thank you Shannon!) and had to share it here. This, my friends, is a paint-by-number wall mural.



From Design*Sponge: "This fantastic wall makeover comes from scott and cheryl white in michigan. inspired by paint by number artwork, they decided to turn an ebay painting into their own custom wall mural. after their paint-by-number painting arrived from ebay, scott made a color transparency of it and borrowed a friend’s projector to trace it on the wall with pencil. scott and cheryl created a chart of all the colors, recreating their own numbering system. then after a trip to michael’s to pick up paints, scott and cheryl painted in their large-scale paint-by-numbers mural by hand over a period of eight months. the final results are stunning and i’m so glad scott and cheryl had the inspiration to create something so fun on their walls. well done, guys!"

Eight months!? Incredible. I would imagine after spending that much time & patience on one wall in your house you'd certainly never want to move again. If you did, you'd have to tear that wall down and bring it along!

Do any of you have murals in your homes? Did you paint them yourselves, or hire a professional?

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2 Comments:

Blogger disenchanted said...

i havent yet but i plan on doing so when we have kids, im going to turn a couple of the nursery walls into nature pictures, and paint them myself.

March 27, 2010 at 3:41 PM  
Blogger Shannon of ** Happiness Is...** said...

You're very welcome! Glad you liked :) xo

March 29, 2010 at 3:23 PM  

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