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Thursday, April 25, 2013

A Surprise Room Inspriation Wall

Last week I shared a few teasers of my current favorite project on Instagram. (Are you following me? @fairlyfabulous1)
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Three years ago when we moved into our house, my girls asked what this room was for. They saw Mommy and Daddy's room, the office/guest room, their room (yes, they share. yes. we like it that way), and then there was this room. I told them it was a surprise. See, two weeks after we moved in, the girls and I were going to Florida to previously planned trip to see my family. While we were gone, Breadwinner was going to move my craft stuff and all their toys from the temporary storage unit into the room. A playroom for all the 'girls' seemed perfect! Mommy sews, paints, crafts, creates...while the girls play. It didn't take long for me to completely overtake the room, but the 'Surprise Room' name stuck.

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So- let me introduce you to the new inspiration/art wall in the Surprise Room.

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This collection of art, trinkets, memorabilia, and little 'happies' has been growing for several years now. 

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With a fresh coat of neutral oops paint on the wall (sorry I don't have a color name for you!), each piece stands out for the beauty or memory that it carries. It's a work in progress, but so far...I'm in love.

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Clockwise from the top: rainbow bunting by Alyson and me in preparation for last years' FairlyFab Party. Make Something Pretty While you Can- Pen & Paint, frame paint color is Krylon Bright Idea, Grace Like Rain..Sage Theule from The Stitch Market c/o The Pleated Poppy, Embellished frame and cherry pic by me, I {heart} Athens-Pen & Paint, Create- free printable from Allorahandmade, vintage Georgia atlas page- Earth Cookie, Happiness is Handmade- Pen & Paint mounted by me onto a wooden plaque, Kissimme hoop art- me from an old Old Navy tee, be who you are frame with stock photo still in it (note to self: fix that) gift from my mom, i love being fabulous hoop from a sweet friend, embellished by me, blessed print-Red Letter Words, Dawgs wooden plaque-gift from my mom, Picture taking freak-lollipops, We love print- Chrissie Grace, crazy awesome locker- April Kennedy (I still have one more to hang), rosette flower hoop art- Blossom & Vine, Rainbow clothesline frame for instagram prints-made by me with fabric scraps and twine, You are Beautiful and Brilliant-Chrissie Grace, junque- Earth Cookie, Do small things print-Pen & Paint, Every day print-Erin Leigh, 2 Kings print- Chrissie Grace, fabric hoop with another lovely Red Letter Words print, fabric hoop made from a dress both my girls wore-so many memories in that fabric, wire wrapped flower from my very best BFF in Georgia-Kimberly.


Sam Zavitz said...

I love it all! WOW!!

P.s. Thanks for posting about BlogLovin' - I had no idea how I was supposed to follow my blogs now that Google Reader is "gone." So thanks!

Becky Blue Eyes said...

What a fun wall! I love it. I also adore the "Grace like rain" artwork. I want it! :) Thanks for showing off your surprise room. It looks like it's full of surprises... and creativity! xo

Jake and Lena B. said...

Meagan I found your blog!(this is Lisa Brown from wayside preschool) And I love love love it! I just looked at the post of your home tour during the holidays...your house is gorgeous!! I love your style and decor...can you come decorate my house?? ;) Seriously, you are so talented and wonderful. We are putting wood floor in our kitchen/dining room...what kind of wood floor is in your home? Anyway...this is a long comment. Glad I found your blog! :) --Lisa

jaquelyn {the sweetest petunia} said...

this whole wall just screams amazing happiness at me!! I love it SO much. I don't think these kinds of gallery walls will ever get old, at least not for me. ;)