Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Stenciled Closet

I like pretty closets.  Yes, I do.  So with my latest stencil from Cutting Edge I decided to "pretty" up my son's closet.  His room is kind of in transition.  He will be 3 this summer but still sleeps in a crib (best choice we ever made) and resides in his "nursery".  I am super excited to change it into a big boy room and have all the plans made but am just not ready to take the plunge yet and neither is he!  : )  

So, while we wait, I do a few little changes here and there.  I know the walls will be painted a light gray color at some point so I picked Gravity by Valspar.  I wanted it to be slightly darker than what I plan to paint the room.  I was very happy with my choice.

The stencil I used is one of Cutting Edge's Allover Wall Stencils in Houndstooth.  How fun is that?  A whole wall of Houndstooth?  Love it.

So I stripped his closet down and got to work while the baby napped and the big ones destroyed the place.  

I poured out my paint, dipped in my handy mini roller provided by Cutting Edge and went to work.  I used spray adhesive to stick the stencil to the wall.  I had not used this method before because I was scared of having it stuck to the wall forever.  That spray adhesive is serious stuff.  However, I followed the temporary bond directions on the back and it worked like a charm.

Pretty soon, this is what his closet looked like and I was loving it.  Fun, right?

Little buddy is loving it too.

By now, you all know how fun Cutting Edge Stencils are.  How would you like another chance to win one???  Tomorrow is your chance.  Stop by and enter to win a stencil of your choice!

I'll be party hopping at these fabulous blogs this week! 

Happy Tuesday!

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Tracy May 24, 2011 at 6:30 AM  

wow! that looks really great! *visiting from tip junkie*

Patrice May 24, 2011 at 6:58 AM  

That is gorgeous Tiffany! I love how crisp the lines are. Hmm..What I could I put houndstooth on?...

Wendy May 24, 2011 at 8:00 AM  

That looks so good! I love it!

Wendy May 24, 2011 at 8:58 AM  

How Fun! Will you come and do mine. This would make me smile everytime I used it!

melissa@5foot12 creations May 24, 2011 at 9:17 AM  

this is amazing!!! looks gorgeous!

Larissa@Just Another Day in Paradise May 24, 2011 at 9:22 AM  

LOVE IT!!!!!

Anna May 24, 2011 at 9:34 AM  

I like your color choice- Its not so vivid that I feel dizzy. What a great idea.

Annie Louise May 24, 2011 at 11:06 AM  

Wow, it turned out wonderful! Thanks for sharing,

The Lovelys May 24, 2011 at 4:44 PM  

Incredible. Love it!

Veronica May 24, 2011 at 11:48 PM  

Absolutley gorgeous! Love the houbndstooth and the colour is perfectly subtle! Thanks for insiring me!

Erin A May 25, 2011 at 8:17 AM  

I love it Tiffany!! It's so cool! Very little boyish, and you got the colors just right.

Tanya May 26, 2011 at 9:10 AM  

I love it. My first grandbaby is due in September and my DIL and I were talking about how she needs a cute closet. We might have to do this in yellow or coral. Adorable!

Heather May 26, 2011 at 10:45 AM  

Found you on Delightful Order. Great closet makeover! It gives the closet so much more life! Love it :)

Bethany @ A Fish Who Likes Flowers May 27, 2011 at 12:27 AM  

How cute is that?! I love a good stenciling project, especially in such an unexpected place. Thanks for sharing, I found you on Transformation Thursday @ SCC

Jacqueline May 27, 2011 at 8:49 AM  

It looks great! Like wallpaper but easier to do....I need to get myself some stencils, this just looks amazing.

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TLF May 27, 2011 at 10:05 PM  

Oh my goodness.. that looks fantastic!!

Deneen@dreaming-n-color May 28, 2011 at 6:37 AM  

I love the subtle pattern it made! Love houndstooth great choice!

Jen @ tatertotsandjello.com May 29, 2011 at 1:35 AM  

Wow- it turned out so great!! I love it!

I shared it on my TT&J facebook page :)


Kate May 29, 2011 at 4:40 AM  

WOW! that is impressive! Wanna come do mine!? :)

Rebecca May 29, 2011 at 6:48 AM  

This would encourage me to keep my closet nice and neat. Very cute!

Gloria June 2, 2011 at 8:52 AM  

Painted closets are like my favorite thing ever! I'm obsessed! The pattern and colors you chose look perfect!

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