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One of my favorite accents in Burke’s Big Boy Room is his “name wall.” I’ve been fumbling around for an idea for finishing his cardboard letters since I got them (yep, two years ago) and couldn’t quite settle on something that I loved. To think that my final solution wouldn’t really involve the letters themselves at all.
The finished look of the name wall is so simple, and so perfect for his room… I just wish I’d thought of it sooner.
To create this little (super simple) masterpiece, I collected old textbooks in Burke’s palette from Goodwill…
…then drilled L brackets into the bottom of each book, essentially turning each book into a mini shelf…
…then hung them on the wall all in a row, leveling along the way, well asked my husband to hang them on the wall and level along the way…
…then placed the “B-U-R-K-E” letters (painted with the aqua we used on his accent wall) in their respective places… and done! He loves them, we love them. What a perfect focal point for that wall!
Wow. Now that is cool. I love that.
Pati @ A Crafty Escape says
Love this idea!
Amanda @ Serenity Now says
That is too cool!!! Love the colors. 🙂
Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage says
That is awesome!! 🙂
How unique. I love it. Very very pretty.
could you BE more genious!!!!!! i am totally stealing this idea!!!!!
this is awesome!!! one of my favorite posts you've ever done!
Molly @ The Creative Maven says
WOW! This is SO unique!
Susan @ Entertain Exchange says
What a great idea!
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That is simply amazing and beautiful! I wish I could make my son's room look so cool. Love the book shelf and striped ceiling! I will feature this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com!
vanessa @ silly eagle books says
So amazing. I love it!