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    While walking around the neighborhood, I noticed two plants I like. But I have no clue what they are. Can you help identify either (or both) of these? Grow, my pretties. Grow! The siding is starting to come together. Ben got most of the back up this weekend. Still have more to install, caulking, ad then painting. I tested the paint against a sample of the rust steel.

Star Gazing

I’m a big fan of personalized his and hers art above beds.  At our last house, we hung home state watercolor paintings above the bed.

Poppy and Pinecone Art Above Bed

Unfortunately, they were a little too wide to hang above our current bed.  Those pretty paintings now hang in our family room, so I made two constellations cut outs.

Constellations Above Bed

 

Ours are cut from black and mounted to metallic silver paper, then framed in an 11 by 14 inch frame with white mat.

Constellations Above Bed Ben's Side

Ben’s Scorpio is intricate, while my Aries is simple, consisting of only four stars.

Constellations Above Bed My Side

But this (and another comment) got be thinking about his and hers art for beds.  What do you have above your bed?  One large item?  Two or three smaller frames?  Monograms?

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  1. avilynn

     /  January 21, 2013

    The master is always the last to be done for me, so ours is a work in progress. There’s hardly anything on the walls yet. I just love that wall color in your room! So pretty!

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    • Hi Avilynn!

      That’s kind of how we’ve been, too. That blue was from the previous owner. It looks brighter in person, so we’re planning to repaint it a deep blue or green color. But we’ve got to scrape the popcorn off the ceiling first. :(

      Thanks!
      Amanda

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