Friday, June 26, 2009

Master Bedroom Retreat - Artwork


The last time I posted about the Master Bedroom Retreat I hinted about a future project relating to the area taped out above the bed frame. The tape was used to determine the dimensions for a long and narrow canvas to be custom ordered from French Canvas. This single large piece of artwork will be the final touch for the sophisticated retreat.


The canvas arrived, but a blank canvas can be very intimidating...

...so I called in my reinforcements to help jump start the project.












I know who has the real talent in the family! (This is actually fun. Go to Michaels with your 40% off a single item coupon, buy yourself a canvas, and see if you can create a little personal art yourself!)













Yesterday I swung by the client's home with the art in progress, to make certain it worked in the space...wow. I have to say I felt extreme relief at how great the canvas looked in the room. It is a focal point that pulls the room together. This Master Bedroom Retreat is nearly complete...looking forward to showing the final result, as soon as I finish the painting!

Okay, the clock is ticking, just two more days to enter my Summer Primer Give Away! Just leave a comment on the Give Away post below. Good luck! Janell

5 comments :

  1. Amazing art--from the sneak peak! I can't wait to see the end result!! Did you buy the ring pull knobs separate? I am looking for some to update my buffet??

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  2. Thanks! You're asking about the knobs from Anthropologie? They can be purchased separately, online or in the stores. The knobs I selected cost about $8 a piece, a bit pricey, but if you only need a few they can provide a lot of style for the money! Janell

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  3. Is that Isabella doing the painting?!! WOW! Tell her she's HIRED!

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  4. Yes, she's good...and luckily my client didn't flip when she saw I had help! Janell

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  5. Wow it's starting to take off, looking great. Have a look at cheap canvas prints for some decent canvas at great prices!

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