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Winnie the Pooh with Stripes Nursery

by Kamie
(Salt Lake City, Utah)

Winnie the Pooh with Stripes Nursery

Winnie the Pooh with Stripes Nursery





My husband and I decided on a Winnie The Pooh with Stripes Nursery because he loved Pooh when he was younger. I wanted to modernize the classic look a bit which is why I added vertical stripes on the other three walls.

We began by painting all four walls a pale yellow. The vertical stripes were done by first measuring and marking where each stripe would be. Then my husband used a light level on a tripod to place the tape in a straight line. We then painted the darker yellow. (*Tip: make sure you remove the tape before the paint dries or you may pull off some of the second color).


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The mural was done by myself and my sister. My sister used a projector and traced the characters on the wall with a pencil. Then she and I painted.

The key to the mural is outlining the characters. I filled the character in first. Then I added a few drops of a darker paint (gray, black, etc.) to the original color to create a darker shade. I painted the edge with this color. This created a nice outline that isn't noticeable due to it being the same as the original color, just a darker shade.

The mural was much more work than I had anticipated. I would estimate that the mural took approximately 80 hours to complete.


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winnie-the-pooh-nursery



Finally, I painted bees on the changing table, walls, and closet doors to tie the whole room together.

Changing table- Purchased at Babies'R'Us
Bookshelf- Purchased from Ikea (spray painted it a brighter white)
Crib- Hand me down from family (spray painted a brighter white)
Rocker- Purchased at RCWilley







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by: Anonymous

What a great job you guys did on the nursery. I'm planning on doing a Classic Pooh Theme and was wondering where you purchased the Pooh stencils and what type of paint you used to paint the characters?

WoW!
by: Anonymous

You just gave me the best idea. My husband and I are expecting our first baby. I love Winnie the Pooh and all the characters. I especially love Eeyore. I have baby stuffed animals of Eeyore when I was growing up. You did great.

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by: Helen

The nursery is lovely - I love the idea of combining the stripes with the mural. I did a Winnie the Pooh mural in my third baby's room. It took me ages too!

wow!
by: angela

I really commend you on the hard work. This looks beautiful!

Awesome
by: Jessica

Your mural turned out so great! I want to do this for my nursery now!! I love Owl the best.

Love it!
by: Stephanie

I love the mural. It looks more like stickers than paint because it is so good. Great job!

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