Chevron Leaves

Recently, I promised myself I’d bring more green and naturals into our house.  The bathroom is sporting a new lush look, why not add some to the living room?

Main-Bathroom-Green-Vanity-Overall

Until now I had my quirky sit and stay text bubble pillows on the chairs:

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Not at all natural, were they?  For a quick change, I pulled out a remnant of mossy green linen.  Great color, but alone it looked boring.

Green-Leaf-Pillow-in-Living-Room

Inspired by nature, I stamped a leaf design.  Three cheers for new life to that side of the living room!  Look at my plants, too.  Four over there, including the finicky maiden hair fern.  I haven’t killed it.  In fact, it has a ton of new growth.  It’s a miracle!

Green-Leaf-Pillow-on-Chair

After debating patterns (random, circles, lines) I settled on a chevron pattern.

To create the uneven texture, I used a piece of a foam to go box as a stamp.  Using a knife, I cut out a leaf shape.  A pencil tip worked perfectly to press light veins into the leaf.

Stamping-Supplies-Green-Leaf-Pillows

Stamping was quick and I didn’t fuss over evenness of the paint or placement.

Stamping-Green-Leaf-Pillows

Green-Leaf-Pillow-Detail

Green is good for my mood; it perks me and my home up.  Fun and fresh without being crazy or dramatic.

Green-Leaf-Pillow-in-Chairs

Green-Leaf-Pillows-in-Living-Room

What’s your favorite color to decorate with?

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