Thursday, March 08, 2012

Some Fun New Murals and Wall Vinyl Text

I had the opportunity to paint some more murals in the hallways at our church
Looking for tips on how I paint "swirls"?  Check out this post!

I got to use my Silhouette Cameo for some of the work

Oh my gosh this is a time-saver for doing text on walls, the machine has practically paid for itself in the time and labor it has saved me.

This is in the staff hallway

*a little tip:  Use at least 2 colors and overlap a little of the text to create more visual interest.

I used to not care about how long a project would take, but now that I have two little cuties waiting at home for me, I don't like being away from them for longer than is necessary.  Well, that and I have to pay for childcare hourly!

Here is the hallway leading to the children's ministry rooms

For this area, I wanted something fun, kind of mod and totally abstract.

Someone at church described it as "trippy" hahaha.  Maybe a little.  I just think it's fun!

These "bubbles" are gigantic.  I really wanted them to be playful looking for the kids.  The florescent lighting is really harsh so the walls didn't photograph well, but you get the picture.

So, this work is a little of the reason I took a blogging hiatus in December.  I have no excuse for my slacker-ness lately.  I have been so scatterbrained and I can't seem to focus on any one thing.  Anyone else having this problem lately?

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  1. It's called spring fever!! Awesome job on the are so super talented!!!

  2. I LOVE those bubbles!! I agree with Renee, it's the nice weather!

  3. Wow! This looks great! I love the quote for the staff hall. I have been a little scatterbrained too lately. I have this thing called SPRING BREAK I'm looking forward too, and can't seem to get it off my mind!

  4. Crazy awesome. Love that mod design...

  5. Outstanding job! love it!

    I'd love to have you join my link party going on now at my blog.

    Amy @ Gabriel's Good Tidings

  6. These are fabulous walls of art! ~Kelly

  7. Those bubbles are fantastic! Beautiful job : )

  8. I love your work, great job! How nice to have your church decorated with that!

    Leanne @ Because (I think) I Can

  9. What a great project! I love it. If you would, consider sharing with my readers at


  10. I love the bubbles! Very cool :)

  11. I love the painting you've done. I can imagine how much work your Silhouette has saved you. I don't think the bubbles are trippy. They're very fun though.

  12. Wow, what fun walls! I'm a new follower and if you get a chance, I'd love to have you stop by my brand new blog and follow, too :)

  13. This is awesome! Your church building must be enormous!!!

  14. Wow that is so cool! I need to do something like that to our walls when we finally get our own house. I would love for you to link it up to my first link party. I know my readers would love it too!

  15. The walls looks amazing and so inviting! Thanks for sharing this great idea. Thanks for linking up to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We hope you'll be back soon! -The Sisters

  16. They look great! What a fun project that everyone gets to see!

  17. You should be proud of yourself. This is really cool! Thanks for linking to HandmadevTuesdays.

  18. Those are great! I can where it really helps with the text portions. Would love to have you come link-up at Finished it Friday! Have a fabulous weekend!
    ~Kimberlee, The Spunky Diva

  19. Hi! Absolutely lovely so I pinned this on Pinterest and featured here. Thanks for joining Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop :)


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