East #4: WVSmith's Gender Neutral Shared Nursery

Name: VWSmith
Location: Buffalo, New York
Time: 1 day gathering supplies; 2 weekends painting (2 people working in shifts)
Cost: Appx. $86.00

Reader's beware, this takes patience! Above and below you will see a remarkable display of skill in taking a SMALL photocopy of a fabric pattern and blowing it up into a super cool contemporary design. Head below the jump for all her pics, tools, and instructions and VOTING...


BEFORE

Tell us the tools and resources you used for the project:

Art-o-Graph opaque projector (best thrift score ever!), chalk, dropcloth and painter's tape, photocopy of Etsuko Furuya Woodland fabric, one gallon water-based primer, one gallon each of Olympic satin paint in Schooner and Splish Splash, rollers, nylon craft brushes from Jo-Ann's


MY TOOLS

Share step by step instructions for how you completed the project:

1. Taped off molding and ceiling with painter's tape. Taped down dropcloth.
2. Primed and painted walls in main color (Olympic satin paint Schooner).


DURING

3. Covered windows in brown paper to block out sunlight.
4. Projected photocopy of fabric using Art-o-Graph onto wall and "traced" using white chalk.
5. Hand painted in pattern using Olympic satin paint Splish Splash.


AFTER