Before & After: The Mural That Will Change Your Mind About Murals

updated Mar 11, 2020
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This ruddy red (marsala?) room color is quite nice, but perhaps not entirely suited to its 2-year-old occupant, Vera. Her mother, Petra Probstner, took a big risk and painted murals on all four walls mimicking the urban landscape of Chicago that lay outside the windows. The result is, frankly, breathtaking.

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Amazing, right?? As you can see in the progress photo below, she taped the mural off and then filled it in with grey, mint green and peachy-pink paint.

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Thanks for sharing, Petra Probstner!

Readers, if you’d like to see more of this room, head to → Vera’s Spectacular City Views.

Re-edited from a post originally published 6.19.15-NT