Friday, May 04, 2012

Flower Mural

Mural Garden IMG_6308  I painted a freehand black & white mural in our bedroom inspired by this awesome wallpaper. My original plan was to fill the whole wall but I ended up liking how it looks above the headboard. It's like sleeping in a garden.

60 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Rocky Cross Studio said...

That is so cool!!

5/04/2012 3:31 PM  
Anonymous Hilary Frye said...

Wow! Gorgeous!

5/04/2012 4:53 PM  
Blogger paula said...

Wow! Freehand - SO impressive!

5/04/2012 5:34 PM  
Blogger Kathleen Maunder said...

It's beautiful Geninne. I'm sure it will bring sweet dreams.

5/04/2012 6:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Awesome ~ I love it! The bird nest pillow is a perfect touch! Heavenly blessings! Cathy in Idaho

5/04/2012 6:11 PM  
Blogger Lori @ Studio Waterstone said...

Oh my GOSH! This is fantastic! Love.

5/04/2012 7:03 PM  
Blogger lamina@do a bit said...

LOVE it!! and I love the wallpaper where you got your inspiration from too :)

Very cool!!!

5/04/2012 9:18 PM  
Blogger arounna said...

so beautiful geninne
love seeing my pillows on your bed
the colours work so nicely together

5/04/2012 10:22 PM  
Anonymous Irkajava said...

Absolutely beautiful. Happy for you, Jealous.

5/04/2012 11:31 PM  
Anonymous Sian said...

Beautiful : ) looks great with the little bird nest cushion!

5/05/2012 12:14 AM  
Blogger Wendy said...

hello Geninne, your art is so beautiful and inspiring. Thank you for sharing all these delights. xo Wendy

5/05/2012 12:55 AM  
Blogger joanne said...

I love it! Especially with the nest pillow - it looks like the bed of Queen Chick!

5/05/2012 1:09 AM  
Blogger Deborah Watkins said...

This is lovely Geninne, I love your natural easy style - it looks really great. Are you tempted at all to use colour in the mural?
P.S. I've featured your blog this morning - you're in my top 5!

5/05/2012 1:35 AM  
Blogger Ester Durães said...

OMG, this is so beautiful Geninne! it's incredible how you were able to paint so precisely! :)

5/05/2012 2:00 AM  
Blogger Nina Hutton said...

So beautiful! Love the quality of your lines. x

5/05/2012 2:09 AM  
Blogger Burstsof bubbles said...

that looks amazing, you've done a great job :)

5/05/2012 2:46 AM  
Blogger Paula Castro said...

Que lindo!!! e a almofada com o ninho está deliciosa!!!!

5/05/2012 3:20 AM  
OpenID creativesqueblog said...

I agree. Lovely as it is!

5/05/2012 3:46 AM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

i love it just the way it is

5/05/2012 5:30 AM  
Blogger Carla said...

This...this is beautifully inspiring! Love!

5/05/2012 7:49 AM  
Blogger Sarah Bosserman said...

Well done! It's like Alice in Wonderland wandering through the flowers. Lovely!


5/05/2012 7:53 AM  
Blogger Elaine said...

That is so cool...sweet dreams:).

5/05/2012 8:46 AM  
Blogger jinxxxygirl said...

How DO you get your petals so even?? Evenly spaced and size and shape...sigh...i have real trouble with that. I cannot wait to see you paint this!Hugs! deb

5/05/2012 9:30 AM  
Blogger Vivi said...

that is gorgeous



5/05/2012 10:19 AM  
Blogger Jessie said...

Love it! I think it came out better than the wallpaper!

5/05/2012 12:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is increible.


5/05/2012 12:49 PM  
Blogger silvia raga said...

Geninne, you are a fantastic artist, give me lots of inspiration! Best wishes from Italy!

5/05/2012 1:17 PM  
Blogger Julie Clay Illustration said...

Looks amazing, equally as good as the wallpaper if not better because they are your flowers. Such a stunning statement, wonderful work!

5/05/2012 1:37 PM  
Blogger Pieces of Sunshine said...

Brilliant idea! Looks wonderful!

5/05/2012 2:17 PM  
Blogger la casita de wendy said...

It´s amazing!!! i really love it!!!! ♥

5/05/2012 2:30 PM  
Blogger Maria said...

I love it!

5/06/2012 6:00 AM  
Blogger tutto a posto said...

I like your better. The inspiration is a little overdone.

5/06/2012 6:15 AM  
Blogger ☮Bohemian Mamaw☮ said...

Awesomeness! I love this! I just want to print it out and color it with watercolor and pastels! :)

5/06/2012 8:30 AM  
Blogger Keren Gillan said...

Love love your talent it is much much nicer then your insertion to me it is the original .thanks for posting :)

5/06/2012 11:59 AM  
Blogger Elizabeth Todd Burns said...

That is so cool - are you going to color it in?

5/06/2012 6:01 PM  
Anonymous sojung lee said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!! I wish I could do this to my own home; if only my condo's HOA would allow it!

5/06/2012 6:14 PM  
Blogger v a l e r i a c i s said...

Hermosísimo como siempre!!

5/06/2012 7:24 PM  
Blogger melissa said...

i love this. it makes me wish our house wasn't rented to i could paint one too. you have such good ideas. :)

5/06/2012 8:46 PM  
Anonymous Maria Antonieta Rojas said...

Precioso! Seguro que en algún momento llegan tus pajaritos a ese jardín. Felices sueños!

5/07/2012 12:36 AM  
Blogger Els said...

HA ! You're really amazing Geninne ! (but I think you've heard thát before ;-) .....!)

5/07/2012 4:25 AM  
Anonymous Michaelanne said...

Just Amazing!! You are SO talented and inspirational..I am sure you will have the sweetest dreams in this lovely space!

5/07/2012 5:35 AM  
Blogger nicole said...

No doubt you'll have sweet butterfly dreams.... Gorgeous!

5/07/2012 8:42 AM  
Blogger BDL Palash said...

At the bottom of the post under the "Resources" heading
I listed that the sofas were from Plush Sofas (an Australian chain store).
Our living room is really tiny (it looks bigger in the photos!) so they are compact little two seaters.
We got them as floor stock so they were a great price.

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5/07/2012 11:20 AM  
Anonymous rk said...

I love the b/w effect. Even if I can paint, I wouldn't have the guts to try it on a wall :) I wonder how you have such a perfectly aligned painting on the wall given the free hand style and perspective issues while painting up close :)

5/08/2012 12:43 PM  
Blogger Anne Thompson said...

That's such a good idéa to make your own wallpaper/wall sticker :-)

5/09/2012 11:59 AM  
Blogger Anna said...

OH what fun!! Just the right amount above the bed!

5/10/2012 4:34 AM  
Blogger Rebag said...

Stunning!! Love this idea!!

5/10/2012 8:07 AM  
Blogger agreen said...

Beautiful! And so brave to paint freehand right onto your bedroom wall! Looks fantastic.

5/10/2012 9:58 PM  
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Its look great.

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5/12/2012 12:07 AM  
Blogger moonsword said...

The black and white is so striking, but you would have to restrain me from coloring it in eventually. ;)
My father painted similar murals for us in our rooms as kids and we had reclaimed white picket fence panels as headboards...our friends wanted to hire him out to do their rooms!
...oh yeah, and I pestered him until he painted purple footprints going up the wall, across the ceiling and disappearing out the window too. :)

5/17/2012 11:47 AM  
Anonymous Ms.Paperwait said...

You are a fantastic painter. I actually wish you would come and paint a mural for me!

5/25/2012 9:35 PM  
Anonymous Clinton Hurlburt said...

Black and white is indeed a classic color combination. You can’t go wrong with these two. I like how simple your mural is. However, since your design is inspired by flowers, dashes of color will give it more life. Flowers are usually vibrant. Aren’t they?

7/26/2012 5:31 AM  
Anonymous Trompe L’oeil said...

Amazing work a blend of creativity and beauty. I love the concept, kids will love this.

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