Painted ceiling reveal

Can I be the first one to say OHMYGOSH!!!!!!!!!!

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Can you see the transformation!!

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This has to be the easiest way to spruce up a room on a weekend!!

Black and white striped ceiling

You can take a look at the entire process here

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Here is what it looked like once the tapes were removed!!

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Love love love it!!!!!!

Hopefully I inspired you to add stripes in your life and to make your home the sweet place you hardly want to get out of!!!

Have a fantastic weekend!!

Painted DIY ceiling

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Do you know the design trend for 2016 is painted ceiling!!!

Tooooo bold for me was my first thought! But yeeees ofcouuurse i have to admit whom am i kidding! it looks amazing!!!

But i still didnt realize i will actually get off my back and actually do it. Reason fear of failure too much work sounds impossible on my own

Did i mention i am a sucker for black and white stripes! currently working on my living room gallery wall I had to find replacement for my black and white stripes art canvas for it was not working.

but the living room is screaaaaaming for the dramatic contrasting mesmerizing stripes.

And thn it hit me

The blaah ceiling can be turned into wow!!!!

Here is what you need

Duct tape I used the 2 inch one

paint

paint brush

ladder

Here is what I did

This is what I love about stripes! Its like playing with tape like we used to when we were kids!!!

How fun is that

Simply roll out tape and make stripes in whichever pattern you like!

I started from the left end and made the slanting lines leaving a gap of about 2 inches. When I reached the end I started from the middle and did the center triangle. And finished it off with slanting lines on the right!

When you are done with taping just take out the paint and brush and start painting!!!

THE ONNNLY most important thing you need to consider is to be weary of the drips! Coz there will be.

1.Make sure you dont have excess paint on the brush when you dip it in the paint.

2.Cover evvvvvverything below that area for maximum protection and scrubbing avoidance.

3.If you do drip make sure to hop right down and wipe it off till its still wet. So plenty of wiping off clothes on hand!

 

Let it dry for a day or two

And than remove!!!

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To be revealed sooon! But let me tell you it is inteeeense!!!!

Have a gorgeous day ahead!!!

Grid feature wall bedroom

 

Lately with grid patterns taking so much of our lives both in decor and in fashion its only fair to give them more space

We are drawn to them for their simplicity their bold geometrical statement they make!

They can uplift anything from plain boring to drama without fuss!

The simple pattern got me thinking how would it look as a feature wall!!

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My bedroom was sceeeaming for an uplift!!!

Thus I decided to turn it into a grid feature wall using duct tapes!!!

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DIY Black and white feature wall

 

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How dreadful is that bland wall!!!!!!

For this project all I needed was

  1. duct tape
  2. scissors
  3. ladder

and that is it!!!!!!

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i started off with horiontal lines. No measuring or scaling required. Just keep adjusting as you go!

You might need to back off the wall at times to see where the wall is going.

I used a large scale to keep the widht distance measurement and simply followed it as I went on starting from bottom towards the top!

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It looks pretty easy doesn’t it!!!

WELL !!!!!

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IT WAS!!!!!!!

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OMG!!!!!! the trasformation is almost jaw dropping!!

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It took me only two hours to take a dull wall into  a bursting fun wall!!!!

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I am in love with it!!!

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If you look closely the duct tape is acting up at times!!! At certain places it seemed to have a mind of its own!!!!

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But the overall effect is to die for!!!! It is superb!!! And look I found a matching duvet cover as well!!!

I love that its answering my black and white minimal mood!!!

I love how clean and quick it was!!!

And the entire transformation cost me about 5 $!!

I used about 5 rolls of 1/2 black duct tape!! And I still have some left!!

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Here is the before and after!

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Here is one more before and after look!!!

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Its an awesome Weekend project when our walls and homes need some love and we home owners simply don’t have time or money to deliver!!!!

Have a fantastic day!!!!

Planter wishlist

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I absolutely love green!!! I loooooove having plants around me!

And by the look of the design trends I am not the only one! In my opinion If there is one thing which can bring a place to life its the green injected in the form of teeny tiny succulent or that hanging water plant!!

Although I wish I knew more about taking care of them (yikes!) But that can never stop me! I mean how can you resist these beauties!!!

My current favorites are always succulents!!! along with cactus some air plants and some odd ones that look faintly familiar with cactus or succulents!

What else I love are the various planters that are making a regular

Here is a list of all the cool planters I am obsessing over these days!!

  1. Triangular hanging containers:

This is at the top of my wishlist!! I loooove the white, I love that it is destined to take over a wall and I love the metallic detail!!

2. Glass Prism

Its glass, its versatile and its geometric!! Need I say more!!!

3. Geometric Pottery

I looooove the gorgeous cuts!!! Its just soo unexpected sooooo cuuute soooo fuun!!!

4.Macrame Plant hanger

We have seen these everywhere from blakenly to Lonny!! And we all agree it looks awesome!!!!

5.Yano Planter

Succulents were always a design trend, but guess what! They look even better bunched up!!!!! This Yano planter is the perfect centerpiece you need to jazz up your coffee tables! with a bunch of succulents nucely potted in them!

6.Case Study Ceramic Planter

This white planter with the color block stand is hands down my favourtie!!! It has the potential to bring any dead tricky corner to life!!! And whats better insert two of them in varying heights instead of just one! and use them for cactus!!!! Lovelovelove!!!