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Living Room Makeover

Next up on my DIY list was the living room!

We finally got around to painting an accent wall in our living room. I do not remember the color we originally picked out but then we saw this guy on the “Oops” Shelf for $9 and it was a pretty close match! It’s definitely lighter in person but I just couldn’t get a good picture:


Then it was time to decorate! My husband leaves pretty much all the decorating up to me. If there’s something he really wants, then he’ll speak up but for the most part he leaves it to me!

(The Christmas tree is not part of this post, it was just already up when I got around to taking these pictures!)


Now let’s go through each piece!

These are Hobby Lobby letters that I painted purple:


I had this board leftover from another project and used my Silhouette to cut the vinyl:


Just a leftover frame, some scrapbook paper and a creative mind for this one:

(Hot Air Balloons floating over the mountains, I hand drew everything)


I also love to cross stitch so I was able to add two of my finished cross stitches to the wall:



I finally remembered to take a before picture! This is what I’m talking about when I say I use my Silhouette to make stencils:


Then I paint over the “stencil”, peel off and voila!:

(I painted the happy birds and happy trees 🙂


Cross was from Hobby Lobby, and I used vinyl:


See how the “Z” is coming up? This is why I usually choose to create stencils and paint directly onto the wood.

“T” from Hobby Lobby and vinyl again:


This is the only piece I 100% bought. Found it at Kohl’s during their Black Friday Sales and couldn’t pass it up!


Again, had a leftover board from another project and painted this quote on it:


Arrow from Hobby Lobby and vinyl again:


Board was a gift and used vinyl/painted the black words:


Board from Hobby Lobby and vinyl again:


Every piece on the wall was thought out and added because it brings me joy. I don’t think you should have anything hanging on your walls that doesn’t bring you joy. I enjoy having a lot of quotes because they each mean something to me and they are a reminder every time I see them. I especially love the “Blessed” and “Grateful” over the windows. They remind me of just how blessed my life is and how I need to be grateful for the wonderful things I have been blessed with.

Hope you enjoyed this post with all the pictures!





Just a wife, foster/adoptive mama, fur mama and small business owner sharing her life!

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