Today I have the perfect solution for creating a focal wall that is temporary. Renters rejoice! Using vinyl is a great way to create some interest to a wall without having to repaint it when you move or change your mind (in my case!). And the gold and silver confetti wall was the perfect background to the cottage loft bed I built for my daughter.
One of the big expenses we incurred when purchasing this house was getting all the doors and trim sprayed white. It was a honey oak color everywhere. I am just a huge fan of crisp white trim (I used Benjamin Moore’s White Dove). I think it frames a room and just looks so nice paired with any color of paint. Speaking of paint – the paint from the previous home owner’s was more pepto-bismol colored.
RMLS Picture of the Room
So we chose a Blush Pink by Benjamin Moore. It is just a nice subtle pink shade rather than color. Next up was to create a focal wall behind the new cottage loft bed I built. I have been loving all the dots on the walls lately so I decided to take both gold and silver vinyl and add them to look like confetti. They key here was random – which makes sticking them to the wall a lot easier since you don’t have to try and keep a pattern. I used about 168 dots – half of them silver and half of them gold.
I used my Silhouette Cameo machine but you can also order the vinyl on Say it on the Wall. If you have a Silhouette machine here is the file. You will need about 168 dots for a 10 foot wall. I used about 53” of premium vinyl of each color.
I cut out (24) 3”, ((24) 2 1/2” and (36) 2” dots of both gold and silver.
I taped off the wall of where I wanted to bulk of the dots to stop. And of course piled everything else in the middle of the room.
Although I did add a few lower than that to look like a natural drop off.
I just stood back and then added more dots until it looked full to my fancy. I even overlapped some of the dots.
The great part about using vinyl is you can remove them anytime you want. I love the Craigslist beaded light I found and how the lights bounces off the polka dot wall.
And here is a picture of the cottage loft bed I built. I will share the details of that soon!