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Monday, July 19, 2010

It's time for
Blue Skies 
and Butterflies                                                                  I'm joining Sally with all the other great Blue Monday posts.
The beautiful butterfly was in my flower bed yesterday! 
 It took a lot of shots to get one good one. Thank goodness for Digital cameras! 

 I chose a room today that I think you might enjoy seeing and maybe challenging you to 
"SPREAD YOUR WINGS
and try something new.  This room was done for a young teen and the inspiration for it was her favorite clock which was lime green, pink and purple.


First I painted the room a light  sky BLUE (therefore it qualifies for BLUE MONDAY right?)  I didn't want a harsh line at the top of the room so I used the ceiling white to bring clouds down about a foot around the room and then added a few others.  These butterflies and dragonflies were large cartoon style and I so much fun to paint.

  If you don't have a steady hand for the fine lines you can use a sharpie after all is dry.  Just realize that with any bright colors and pen you will have to    it to cover it up.
If you can bring yourself to cover up your creation.

Don't ever stop dreaming and spread your wings!
Thanks for coming by! 
 I really appreciate the time and love hearing from you. 
 Have a great week. 
Debbie


23 comments:

☺lani☺ said...

Awesome! I love the light blue background with colorful butterflies! Have a great week!

SmilingSally said...

This is a delightful room for any young person to enjoy! What talent you have!

Happy Blue Monday.

Marie said...

What a fun and creative room. You're a talented painter...I wish I have the same skill. Thanks for sharing! Visiting from Blue Monday.
-marie

Briarside Lane said...

Debbie, I am so glad you visited me... and I found your blog. My goodness... what talent. Just this morning, DD and I are discussing our plan of attack to paint the family room... just 1 color and nothing as delightful as your painting techniques. I will be back to look around a bit.

Have a wonderful day. Happy Blue Monday, too.

...Karen

Barbara Jean said...

Debbie,
This is such a fun room!!!

Thanks for coming by and for the idea for my mannequin.
off to see more

blessings

barbra jean

Elaine said...

Love the room you painted with butterflies...such graceful and beautiful ceatures they are.
I put some butterflt decls on one of my bedroom wall.

Enjoy the sunshine and the butterflies.
Elaine

Ms. Bake-it said...

I love butterflies and dragonflies! What a cute room!

Riet said...

What a lovely roo. I love the blue and the butterflies.

LV said...

What a lovely room. You talent is reflected all over it. Nice job and thanks for visiting.

paige said...

I have an aunt who used to do things like this. It's cute!

Lindy MacDuff said...

So bright and colorful. Surely any young girl would love it. =)

Baba said...

Hi Debbie, you did a great job painting this room and your artwork is super...a wonderful place to sleep in and dream!!!

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shopannies said...

very pretty

Jingle said...

what creative and smiling blue post,
way 2 go!

Eden said...

Such a lovely butterfly. Love the butterflies in the room too. You are so creative. Great photos.

Ann said...

How did you capture that butterfly? Great shot girl. Love the butterfly room-beautiful bright colors. I'm late-been gone all day and company has left for tonight. Hope you had a great Monday.
Hugs Ann

Lucka said...

The room is with the butterflies so cute!

Mylene said...

This is an adorable room. Nice idea for my girl's room, if we'll have a bigger place :)

Kathy said...

You painted a very lovely, whimsical room! Love it!
I hope you have a terrific, blessed day,
Kathy

bettyl said...

Those are some lovely creations! Reminds me of the ones I cut from white contact paper many years ago for my 'baby' who is 35 now!

Ivory Spring said...

Beautiful - you did a superb job!

Sue at Beach Bungalow said...

Awwww ... so pretty!

Sue
xo