For the last couple of days I have been showing you a few things I am doing to change up a wall space in my family room. It is a big wall and needed more than the table and mirror I always used.
I loved my big bathroom sign that you can see here, so I wanted to make another one. I spent weeks trying to come up with what I wanted it to say.
I decided on “Homestead Est. 1996”. By definition I really don’t own a homestead, but oh well, I like how it sounds. My husband and I got married in 1996.
This is how it turned out.
If it wouldn’t look so silly I think I would put big signs up all over my house.
I added a ladder to either side of the mirror. I got the ladders from eBay. They are cheap and light. I mentioned in a previous post that one little nail easily holds them on the wall.
Topiaries placed in painted urns completed the look I was going for. (See the before pic of the urns here.)
I have always had a fondness for topiaries.
The cute little lantern seemed a perfect fit between the topiaries. I really like the glow of the battery tea light that I painted. (See that here.)
I am so ready to show this entire wall.
I believe this change is a keeper. I smile every time I walk past it. I am really glad I painted the urns. The previous puke green color didn’t highlight the topiaries well. Rusty makes everything look good in my opinion.
Here’s a few more shots.
This is one of my favorite changes. I kept thinking I should have saved it for 2011, but I just couldn’t wait any longer.
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