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Friday, May 25, 2012

Fore & Aft ~

Here's out little bathroom before I got the urge to paint a mural above the wainscoting ~

BEFORE




BEFORE





BEFORE




and here is how it looks now ~

AFTER




AFTER




AFTER





of course I had to incorporate little white farmhouses, curly willow trees, folk art bushes and rolling hills into my work :)


not finished *tweaking* yet, and then I still have to make the shade & curtains...

do you like the mural? tell me what you think!!
(somehow, the room feels bigger to me now!)

TGIF!!!

Blessings from the Farm!
Lori

27 comments:

jan said...

Absolutely beautiful mural, Lori. Hands down, beautiful. ... jan

Rebecca said...

It is beautiful. I always wanted to do this to a room but to chicken due to painting skills.
It's bigger because you have the whole outdoors to look at now and imagine. ;)
Did you include any sheep or animals grazing on a hill?

Lori Ann Corelis said...

Absolutely wonderful!!
Do me next!!!
;-)
L

Robin said...

you are a fast worker ! the mural is beautiful and that first picture of after, I could see it made the room POP....It does look more spacious, like you are out in the meadow....lol....now you can pretend you're in an old timey outhouse whilst you are on the pot !!.....lol
Robin

cl said...

I am so jealous of your creativity! It looks beautiful!

lilraggedyangie said...

Lori , its gorgeous ! Beautiful job cant wait to see it once your done tweaking ! Have a safe and happy weekned! hugs lil raggedy angie

Pamela said...

Lori,

It's beautiful! Can't wait to see the finish!
Enjoy the weekend!
Pam

Jennie Lynn @ Appleseed Prim said...

Given how much time I've spent in the bathroom lately we're trying to potty train our 2 yr old) I'd love to have this to look at. Great work!

kelley said...

The mural is a dream...such an enchanting place to be now!

Jennifer said...

Love it. I want to get up the nerve to paint prim scenes on the risers of my steps. Saw it in some ancient 'Country Living' magazine and I've been building toward tackling that project for over 20 years now.
You did a great job. The bathroom looks lovely. Really like you patriotic blog header too.

jonette said...

Absolutely stunning!!!!

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

That is sooooo cute...I love it...Well done!!!!

From Sherry's Heart said...

So the way The Queen sees it is that if should happen to be in the unfortunate position of a temporary problem that would force you to keep your position on the Throne in there for a bit of an extended time looking around that bathroom would definately at the very least make it a much more pleaserable time at least for the eyes!!!!

From Sherry's Heart said...

Just wanted to add...
GREAT JOB!!!! Can't wait to see it totally completed!!!!!

Plumruncreek ♥ said...

LOVE it!!!!! I really like all the colors!

Margaret said...

You can paint a mural at my house anytime that you need something else to do! It's wonderful.

Penny said...

It is absolutely, positively beautiful!!!!

Missie of Hallbrook Designs said...

LOVE IT!! You did a great job!

Pamela@ Our Pioneer Homestead said...

oh, it looks so lovely!!

Logan said...

To say i love it would be an understatement!

http://www.loganmakesamess.com/2012/05/my-daddy-fisherman.html

Patti said...

Absolutely perfect! can you come paint a mural at my house ;)
Blessings, Patti

Faye said...

Absolutely perfect!!! I love that it's simple. I wouldn't add a thing!

Peace, Faye

Deppen homestead 1862 said...

Simply Beautiful~
smiles
Teresa

Nancy said...

Beautiful! It really makes the room look so homey!

Natalia said...

So very cute, Lori !!!! You did an excelent job and the bathroom looks so much better. Now, could you please come to my house and do the same to my bathroom?? :-)

Crafts4others said...

love how it turned out.

gracie said...

love it!

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