Good morning. I hope you all had a lovely weekend!
Last Monday I guest posted about my master bathrooms hand painted wallpaper, over at Lil Luna. But incase you didn’t see it there, I wanted to it show off here too.
I’ve been craving a wallpapered accent wall ever since we moved into our new home about four years ago, but there were a couple of problems with this. Firstly, the walls are textured; and secondly, wall paper can be quite expensive. After seeing fellow bloggers hand paint walls (see HERE, and HERE) I was more than inspired to create my own.
My first job was to decide the pattern I wanted. Originally, I was going to do something very clean and graphic like Johnathan Adler’s Nixon Wallpaper, but decided against it because free-handing lines can never be perfect, and I don’t trust stencils not to bleed. So, I went with a design that was inspired by Oh Joy’s Petal Pusher, figuring florals were more forgiving than straight lines. :)
I love the finished look of the whole bathroom, it really does feel way more chic in there now, and it only cost me $5! And time.
I spent probably a total of 20 hours painting. Supplies used were: 1/2 a tub of Martha Stewart’s Metallic Paint (only $5.48 at the Home Depot), a paint brush, and some masking tape.
Paint is by far the most affordable way to change up a room and make a massive impact, but for some reason I think most people are scared of getting the paint brush out. My advice is to just go for it; I think you’ll surprise yourselves. :)