Saturday, April 21, 2012

Rose Wall Decor

Well, I finished my race! I think I ran about half and walked the other half, which is good considering I hadn't trained at all.

After the race we stopped for some food, and then we all came home and took a two hour nap. It was much needed for all three of us. The sun really zaps your energy.

Now to the point of my post, I wanted to share with you some photos of a silk rose flower wall. I haven't done this project myself, but have it on my list of things to do some day. I can just imagine how awesome this would look on one wall of my guest room with lavender, plum, cream, and gray silk roses. It looks pretty easy too! I took these photos in one of my favorite taco restaurants here in Austin. It looks like they just mounted some small wire mesh/screen to the whole wall and then hot glued the tops of roses to the mesh/screen. The only complication that I can foresee is finding that many roses and not having it break the bank. I definitely think finding a wholesaler is the way to go, but that is going to be the difficult part.

I think this project would also be great in a smaller scale. You could cover large canvas frames with the mesh and then glue on the flowers. Think 3 or so large (36" x 48") panels on one wall in the colors of your rooms decor. Yes please!

What do you guys think? Any leads for cheap silk roses?

5 comments on "Rose Wall Decor"

jenheadjen on April 21, 2012 at 11:44 PM said...

Wow! That looks gorgeous! Good job on the race!

Angela Marie on April 23, 2012 at 11:30 AM said...

It looks stunning, but I would worry about dust... maybe that is a side effect of living in Arizona.

- Angela Marie @

Kara on April 24, 2012 at 9:19 PM said...

Oh, I think that dust would definitely collect on the petals, but a quick swipe of the upholstry attachment on the vacuum might make it easy to clean them.

Melanie on May 1, 2012 at 10:00 PM said...

I'm totally late on commenting on this, but this rocks my socks off. If only I could find a more masculine version of this to do at our place...hmm..

jessica on May 21, 2012 at 12:37 AM said...

love this! I want to pin everyone of these photos. thank you for sharing the inspiration :)Love all the printed bags you have placed on your blog banner.

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