Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Art For Kids Room

I have been working on finishing up my girl's room these last few weeks and I realized I have not shared any projects with you all. When you are doing a room makeover, you are down to the small projects and you tend to drag you feet. I have more small projects to finish up and I find they are the most tedious. 

I have finished up one of the art projects and its very special to me. When my daugther was 4 yrs old, she made this painting. My girl loves color and I wanted to change this piece up just a bit, so I came up with this idea.

For this project, you will need a painting of your child, clear contact paper, white paint and peel and stick letter decals

Art
Once I aligned everything, I applied 2 coats of white acrylic paint. Make sure the first coat of paint is completely dry before you add the second coat. Finally, before the second coat of paint is almost dry, carefully peel away the decals and contact paper. If you need help lifting off the decal use an X-acto knife, but be gentle.

Here is the after:

Painting

Painting
My girl loves how it turned out and if you look at the bird I added a pink bling eye. Too cute! I do feel the painting is still needing something on the bottom left hand corner, what do you think? This is a great way to keep my girl's 1st painting around for years to come. 

Vanessa

39 comments:

  1. What a great idea, Vanessa! I love the colors, too. Fabulous!

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  2. That came out awesome. I love it. Great job!

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  3. Oh my girls would love these. They are so much fun. Thanks for the idea.

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  4. That is so clever. I love it, I know my daughter, 13, would really enjoy making a art project like this for her room.

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  5. Wow, Vanessa, you really an artist. I never would have thought to do this. It's a great way to preserve her work yet with a fresh new look as she gets older.
    xoKathleen

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  6. this is easily one of my favorite DIY projects. I cannot wait to try this with my kids

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  7. How cool. that came out so awesome. i want to try it now.

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  8. Wow It turned out great and what a fun way to renew an old piece. My daughter participated in a paint party a few years back butt they didn't love the paintings they took home; however, this idea might change their minds.

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  9. This came out beautiful. You are so talented.

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  10. This is seriously the coolest thing that I've ever seen. You made it look so easy. I want to try!

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  11. That artwork turned out so well. I love the cute rainbow bird!!!

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  12. Love, love. love this project!!

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  13. Wow, that is beautiful! I love the colors!

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  14. This is such a cute idea! A great way to incorporate the kids into creating the decor too!

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  15. I really like this. What kind of paint was the original painting? I've not seen this before. Great original idea.

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  16. That is beautiful and I love the way it turned out. I might just do something like this with my toddler, thank you.

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  17. What a great way to enhance it. It went from cool to really cool with the changes!

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  18. I think this came out great! It's a personalized work of art...and I love the pink bling eye!

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  19. I love the word. Such meaning and inspiration! I love the idea of having my kids wake up each morning being reminded that they, too, can soar!

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  20. This is fantastic! I love the artwork, wonderful idea!

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  21. This is beautiful. So colorful and cute.

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  22. I think these are just beautiful and can really bring some great moods into a room. Lovely colors!

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  23. This is really a fun idea. This next weekend I plan to give this a try with Isa

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  24. What a cute idea! These would look great in a play room!

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  25. I love Art! I think every child should be encouraged to do Art as it opens their thinking. I loooove the idea of an Art Room

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  26. This is so very creative Vanessa! I love this idea for my kids' rooms.

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  27. I love this - what a great idea and so pretty!

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  28. That is absolutely adorable. I am loving these colors.

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  29. I love this idea. My kids are definitely into art and would love this.

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  30. clear contact paper - very clever method!

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  31. I love this! We are going to have to try it.

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  32. I am back to thank you for visiting Dapoppins and Joining Nancy and I on the Heart of Gratitude Journey! Thank you for your comments, it would not have been half as fun without other joining in on the fun! And Thanks for your support through BoBS!

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  33. Such a cute project, Vanessa! I love it!

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  34. Awesome blog! it is my first time visit i here! I actually enjoyed reading through this posting. thank you !Art for kids | Art and craft for kid

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