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Making it Beautiful

November 22nd, 2014

Last month I painted my office, it needed a bit of spruce up. Even though it was painted a lighter color, the walls were dirty and it needed to be brighter. I spend a lot of time in this room and really wanted to be surrounded by something nice while I work.
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I cut up some of my old calendars and purchased a few old botanical prints off Etsy.
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I really wanted something that I could change frequently if I wanted to so no frames were used. The plan is to fill the wall around the corner.
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Little metal clips were used to hang the prints, I pushed sewing pins to hang them on. Since none of the artwork is heavy they work very well.
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Inspirational quotes are also being printed and added. I’ll probably change them out every now and then, perhaps for something seasonal.
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Overall I’m happy with the way it’s turning out so far. It certainly makes the office bright and cheery, it will be especially nice during the long white winter! I usually don’t hang much stuff on the walls preferring more of a blank slate.

What’s your favorite way to decorate walls and add color to a room?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.