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Thursday, March 07, 2013

Gallery Wall

We finished up this gallery wall back in January, and I've taken multiple pictures of it, but because of limited light source and color casts, I just can't seem to take pictures of it with correct white balance. I issued a challenge to myself to keep trying until I got it just right, but after several tries decided not to be an over-achiever and just go with what I have. ;)

We used pictures from our Angela Crutcher Celebrating Adoption pictures from 2008 and the 2009 pictures with Kellie Penn from Across the Miles Photography. The only thing I added was the mirror I found on clearance, the yellow wall art I made myself, and the letters. While I really wanted to use all white and go with a cleaner look, I could not justify new frames for these pictures since we had them professionally framed several years ago.

View from the top of the stairs
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View from the living room (notice the crazy red color cast on the walls - promise it doesn't look like that in real life!).
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I saw this quote on Pinterest right after we moved in, and immediately went to the computer to recreate it for this wall. I thought the quote was so perfect for many things in our life: marriage, parenting, cancer, etc.
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After 5 months in the house, we finally hung a towel bar in the master bathroom (the only bathroom to have a towel bar, by the way) and added the art my sister-in-law made us. I'm sad that the wall looks dingy here, because (once again) I promise it's not.
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Finally!! A true picture of our wall color. My new shower curtain.
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I have another gallery wall for our bedroom in the works. Here's hoping it's not some big decorating no-no to have more than one per house.

6 comments:

Melissa said...

LOVE!!! Melissa, it all looks so beautiful. btw, I'm in love with your shower curtain.

Renee T. said...

that shower curtain is awesome!
and I love that wonderful quote :)

Amanda said...

I love it all. So clean and fresh!! Looks so relaxing!!

sandy atwood said...

Love it - so beautiful! You have a good eye for decorating.

How did you make the saying? Tutorial, please?

Christine said...

Uhm... yes. We need a tutorial on how to make that wall art!!! And I love every single detail here (including the dark frames!) I need a gallery wall... STAT.

Amy said...

Oooh, I love it! Please do a tutorial on the sign!!