Thursday, August 30, 2012

Gallery Wall Over the Sofa.


Last week I hinted that I finally got at the gallery wall over the sofa. I'm sharing it today. It isn't "finished" but it's at least a start. Originally I had three black frames with bird prints in them. I still really like them so have found a new home for them. I always found that they didn't provide enough height in the room since the ceilings are high.


I had that look for a long time. I'm craving a more relaxed, fun space and I'm slowly trying to embrace color. I've added a couple of bright pillows, a chevron rug and I think the art prints bring some color as well.



 Clockwise from the top are:
  • Blue Jay print ~ original watercolor by the talented Etsy seller Eastwitching, kindly gifted to me for hosting a giveaway :)
  • Petits poissons ~ Etsy seller Eva Juliet 
  • Empty frame ~ I've been playing around with painting and when I do one I like, it may find a home here.. maybe.
  • Birds on a wire ~ PEI artist Luke Leunes
  • Two framed landscapes ~ Stephane's parents brought them home from Paris years ago.
  • Choisis la joie ~ Etsy seller Eva Juliet 
  • Boston Terrier print ~ free printable
  • A magnified image of a cell ~ Stephane's and is actually really pretty:)
  • My beloved ram head ~ Winners. Isn't he sweet? 


As you can see, the bottom left corner needs something. And I may add a bit more to the top. I decided to leave it as is for now, look at it for a while and decided what to add later. I tend to rush things and I don't want a bunch of unnecessary holes in the wall!

Last week, I also showed a sneak peek of my new door color. Well.. let's just say, it was an ultimate fail. I don't like it even a little. However, I haven't had a chance to repaint it yet so now I have a complex thinking that everyone driving or walking by is wondering if I just have really bad taste! I suppose I should just get over that... or just paint it asap:)

I promise I'll share both the fail color and the new color next week!



20 comments:

  1. it looks awesome! i love the interest it adds to the room!

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  2. Love it all! The rug, the pillows, the art wall... Fab! I really love your use of colour and pattern, something I'm always trying to work on.

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  3. Lookin' Good! Best Wishes for a lovely school year - 6th graders are awesome!

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  4. I love the changes you've made to the room! It looked great before but now looks more fun!

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  5. It looks fantastic! I'm loving the colors and patterns of the pillows and rug combined with the eclectic mix of frames!

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  6. Oh how I love a great gallery wall, and this my dear friend, is a *great* gallery wall (c: All those cute little birdie prints! And I'm loving all the new splashes of color, always a fan of that! Have a great weekend!

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  7. It looks really old with the gallery wall! Love the original pieces you have n there

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  8. I love it and the bird theme too. I spy the same bird print that I won from your giveaway!

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  9. WOW! Loving that extra bit of colour you've added.

    :)

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  10. I love it! It's a great addition to the space!

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  11. Looks nice! Love that ram's head. I love seeing how others switch up their spaces over time. Did you switch out you DIY light fixture too?

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  12. It looks great! I love the art you picked and how you arranged it! Your room is looking great!

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  13. I love this gallery wall! It feels like it has been collected over time, and I love that about gallery walls. I also like the etsy seller East Witching. The pieces are so pretty!

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  14. Hi! I just found your blog through Hi Sugarplum! and I cannot wait to read through more of your blog! I am getting ready to hang a gallery wall over our sofa and I need all the inspiration that I can get! I hope you had a great holiday weekend! xo, Sara

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  16. I love how this turned out! Your small changes, in the frames and pillows, really freshened up the space. Well done!

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