“I Heart U” Wood Alphabet Art

i heart you wood alphabet sign

I have adored, over the years of blogging, seeing all the different alphabet walls in nurseries and playrooms.  It adds a little whimsy to the room and, as an added bonus, helps preschool age children learn the alphabet.  I wanted in on the action to create an extreme impact on a wall in our playroom.  This “alphabet I heart you sign” is four feet by almost five feet!  It was a fairly simple project with a whole bunch of Krylon spray paint involved.

i heart you wood alphabet sign

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Bright Nursery

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I’m not sure if there’s any room more fun to decorate than a nursery!  I’m pretty sure more love and happy anticipation goes into the planning of a nursery than any other room of a house.  That’s probably the reason why it’s so fun to get a peek of the places where little ones sleep.   I spotted this particular nursery at Pretty Plain Janes, and I’ve found five really great tutorials to help you get this look for less!

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5 Ways to Decorate with Pennant Flags

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No longer reserved just for used car lots and carnivals, pennant flags have recently come into their own in the world of crafts and home decor.  Traditionally, these colorful triangles were often embellished with mascots or symbols, and first used to adorn sailing ships in the eighteenth century.  The little flags became popular emblems on {…Read More…}





5 Ways of Decorating the Home with Chevron

nursery

One of the hottest trends in textiles and housewares this year is the chevron pattern.   Although it has taken me a while to warm up to it I am totally in love with the patten now. Better known as “the zig-zag stripes on Charlie Brown’s shirt”, this diagonal stripe is a fresh, simplified take {…Read More…}